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Tomorrow's Ken
Timothy Reed & Spoon Jackson

Tomorrow’s Ken is an invitation to reflect on the humanity of those living within the American prison system. It is a collection of video portraits of people who are currently or formerly incarcerated. Each portrait is centered around an audio-recorded interview, with original music and imagery added in support of the narrative. This project is facilitated by composer, Tim Reed.

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Tim Reed is a composer living in North Manchester, Indiana. He is professor of music and Music Department Chair at Manchester University and holds degrees from LaGrange College, Illinois State University and the University of Florida.

Born into a family of fifteen boys in Barstow, California, Spoon Jackson was sentenced to Life Without Possibility of Parole when he was twenty years old.

Spoon discovered himself as a writer at San Quentin; played Pozzo in the prison's 1988 production of Waiting for Godot; and has written, published, and received awards for plays, poetry, novels, fairy tales, short stories, essays, and a memoir during the more than forty years he has been behind bars. More info on Spoon's work can be found here

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