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Multi-award winning STIR magazine, is the only art magazine made for prisoners by prisoners in Scotland.

It aims to champion the artistic talents of people in prison and is the longest running creative arts project in SPS history, having been established in 2011.

Supported by Fife College staff in every SPS prison, Art and Design Lecturer Inigo Garrido Rey works with a group of six long-term prisoners within HMP Shotts, using high-quality graphic design, to produce two issues per year. For each issue, a theme is identified and individuals in custody across all 16 SPS prisons are invited to contribute content, whether this be visual art pieces, poems or short stories.

Group of prisoners in the art room at Low Moss