Opening Hearts unwraps offshore detention: 'it's about letting yourself feel something'

By Steph Harmon

The Confined Hearts Project by artist Penny Ryan includes handwritten messages from asylum seekers and refugees on Manus Island and Nauru

This week Sydney artist Penny Ryan received 32 handwritten and hand-drawn messages in the mail. Scrawled on scraps of paper and cloth, they came from detainees being held on Manus Island and Nauru.

“We are suffering every minute of the day,” read one.

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