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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

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1 July 2015

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How exciting it is to stumble upon someone who speaks like a kindred spirit...hello Twitter and the Internet.  And how galling to discover that this exciting spirit articulates what they do so very much better than I do... I'm not ignoring the acts of government evil #disabilityconfident is just one more nail...(LinkUpArts 'Worth Fighting For' poetry tonight at www.salisburyarts.co.uk). I'm doing research for my new website. I don't seem to be able to articulate my...

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Opulent Mobility

28 July 2015

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on a graduated background, white to gold, a rather wonky sketch of a wheelchair utilizes a pair of pen and inked wings to look impressive.

Some years ago, after a chat about 'This is not Disability Art' I started my own 'This never used to be Disability Art' project.  Just me and Photoshop; with no thought or ambition for the work to ever escape the confines of the files on my computer. Then I got a 'Dear All' email from Colin (the Dao Editor), and a future for my time travelling wheelchair suddenly loomed into focus. Opulent Mobility, and the magnificent A. Laura Brody, were not just calling for...

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