Erin Thompson

  • The Guantánamo Spot
    Exhibiting detainee art

    I stood in the middle of a Manhattan sidewalk. Pedestrians shoaled off on either side while a camera pointed at me from downstream. A producer yelled at me to smile, but instead, I pressed my lips together. I wasn’t wearing a coat on this slushy January day; smiling would show my chattering teeth. ​I…

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