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Fraser Brough

is an art advisor for Corfield Morris. He lives and works in London.

A Dying Fall

There is a prison in Syria, known as Saydnaya, where the prisoners can attest to that fact. In this prison, which is closed to international observers, the detainees are locked in near-total darkness, and blindfolded or made to cover their eyes, and it is estimated that, since 2011, some 13,000 of them have been executed. Their experience of this place, with its atmosphere of death impending through the walls, is known only and entirely through its sounds.

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The Brooklyn Rail

FEB 2020

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