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Billy's Museum

Amanda Dunsmore


Synopsis

'Billy Hull was the longest serving security prison officer (25 years) at The Maze/Long Kesh Prison, situated outside Belfast, Northern Ireland. Over 15 years and against prison policy, Billy collected items relating to various individuals, incidents and occurrences. Billy's Museum is a record of a presentation he was given permission to make in the Maze at the time of his retirement.'

(Text by artist, sourced on Dec 13th 2016)

Details
Title

Billy's Museum

Year

2005

Form

Short

Genre

portrait

Key phrases

long kesh, prison, social conflict, archives

Language

English

Duration

00:20:00

Original formats

Physical: MiniDV

Aspect ratio

4:3

Colour

Mixture

Sound

Yes

Supported by Kildare County Council and Visual Artists Ireland.
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