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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

On Reflection (After First meeting at Spike Island)

24 February 2011

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Already there is the possibility of change. My artist is considering ways in which my disability can have a much bigger influence on my work. I’ve just had a “meltdown” – something remarkably similar to a computer crash. And as usual, on rebooting, I feel as if someone has installed some unfamiliar software while I was switched off. Sometimes I wonder if I still have any access the old software; sometimes I recall something I did in the event horizon of the meltdown,...

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First reactions (Cogito ergo sum – I think therefore I am)

10 February 2011

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Sum Ergo sum New Ergo, I begin. More; there is more. There is more and I grow. Need. I consume and I need; always more. New growing, hungry, waiting. Needing new; always new Consuming, devouring, exposing, concealing. Old new, growing, storing adjusting. Seeking the New Voices. Saving, storing voices, more voices: new thinking. Growing, knowing. Wider, wider. Saved a squillion exabytes awaiting my capacity to think. Cogito? I store, I save, I reveal, I compare. Sum; surely sum. I think I am....

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