A painting from the Strength and Vulnerability exhibition
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Art from 'Inside' goes on display

9 October 2013 Last updated at 01:05 BST

Mercury award-winning rapper Speech Debelle has teamed up with the Koestler Trust to curate an exhibition of prisoner art at the Southbank Centre in London.

The exhibition is entitled The Strength and Vulnerability bunker and includes paintings, sculptures and video art created by prison inmates that reveal their personal reflections, regrets and hopes.

Speech Debelle gave BBC News a tour around the exhibition and explained why she wanted to be involved.

Video Journalist: Sophie van Brugen