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Artist and wordsmith, whose work engages with issues of access, from acknowledged physical needs to perceived symbolic exclusions. After being selected as one of DAO's New Voices in 2011, Gini's online presence has become an integral part of her arts practice

Thinking for Myself

24 August 2012

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rear view of a grey skeleton on a white background. The skeleton is wearing black stockings and blue sling-back stilettos

'When you are married your husband will tell you what you will think' Downton Abbey passed me by, but these words from a trailer did make a deep impression. And reminded me of my introduction to Disability Arts. As an artist waking up to a strange world, I had been silent for a number of years, and being invited to be part of the formation of LinkUpArts was a lifeline. I began reworking a series of architectural drawings through which wandered a skeleton wearing black stockings and stilettos...

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Progressing Kosta

20 October 2012

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Head and upper body photograph of Koure the female white soft sculpture figure, outside in the sunshine whith white wall and shades of green Fatsia Japonica

My struggle with just how to blog about the making of the new Con.Text (Creatives in Con.Text) is not in any way reflected in the making of or blogging about, the soft sculptures. Here I am in control of the risks and I choose to be open to the opportunities as individual words, phrases or whole conversations demand attention and result in fresh insights into how to express and possibly communicate via these evolving structures.   Small changes in posture, shaping, positioning of...

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