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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

Brollywood

29 May 2015

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This is an egg, cracked into a clear glass bowl with the yolk punctured in two places to form a yellow mickey mouse head: the bowl sits on green and white quilted gingham fabric.

You voted what? You heard me: Tory. To fully illustrate my reaction to this I should leave an empty page or two; wordless, utterly wordless. And when I do gather myself to respond: how could you, it sounds so pathetic. I even followed it up with: "but you're disabled."  He is. Disabled and in his second year awaiting a PIP decision. I flounder.  "I've always voted Conservative", he offers. I'm a fully paid up believer in the Capitalist religion...

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Brollywood - the sequel

30 May 2015

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close-up of a broken clear glass jar surrounded by spilt brown sugar on a pale-honey coloured tiled floor

Did you? Did we what? Vote Farage of course! Don't ask. Don't mention politics. Ever. That was the last time; we are not going to be part of it any more. But you used to be such staunch Greens... I mean it. We've had enough. We won't be voting again. Anyway it was a tactical thing, we've been fed up with the situation for years, but we still had dreams of getting the Conservatives out. We just don't believe in it any more. And it's quite pointless discussing it....

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Brollywood - the prequel

31 May 2015

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A very close-up view of the broken rib on my fallen brolly. Photoshopped the plain black umbrella gleams, turquoise, orange, yellow, lime green and rusty red.

Yeh, I used to vote Labour. I made it through the thatcherites, but I'm not sure I can survive the camerongs. D'you know something? Why don't they give the tree hugger a chance...I'm not for the monarchy, but he couldn't do any worse could he? And he's not in it for the money. OK I'm joking, but you've only got to look at his mother; she's given her whole life to this country. She's allowed to do that. What if they actually care about real people and not...

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