Alexander Glyadyelov/MSF
In the industrial zone of Colony 3, prisoners that are not infectious carry out work such as production of construction materials, woodcarving, sewing, painting and making religious shrines. Inside the woodcraft room, some ten inmates are working on producing wooden cases, often with elaborate designs. (name), has had many professions previously such as welding, repairing PCs, being a driver and doing construction work. He is busy carving a box with an illustration of an old ship with sails. “I had some skills in doing woodcraft before, but they were not so developed. But when I started coming here, I realised I could do this” he says. “I just invented the design of this ship. In the beginning I would copy images that I saw, now I do it from my mind.”