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The Unlimited Festival blog engages with artists, producers and audience at one of the biggest exposures of Disability Arts ever to happen in London. Coinciding with the Paralympic games, the festival runs from 30 August – 9 September, 2012

Richard Downes on the Unlimited discussion, 'Changing Priorities Ahead'

2 September 2012

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Led by Sarah Pickhall, Clare Cunningham, Marc Brew, Mat Wandsworth and Jon Adams talked about - Disability, Art and Impairments. Some think Disability Arts is not what it was; not because the values we once applied are no longer valid but, because the culture we live in has changed. Disability Arts as was depended on political ideals ensconced in the Social Model and a sense of pride. It helped us to succeed and break down the barriers that excluded us. The change we made stimulated diversity....

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Amardeep Sohi blogs about Unlimited Voices: 'Hidden or Hiding'

2 September 2012

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A woman in a white overall appears to be running on 5 legs.

            This session in the Royal Festival Hall was billed as an opportunity to explore the options and consequences for artists with hidden impairments. To disclose, or not to disclose? That was the pivotal question being addressed in the Sunday morning session of Unlimited Voices. Head of Performance at the Southbank Centre, Wendy Martin chaired a panel of artists, made up of Unlimited artists, Bobby Baker, Rachel Gadsden and...

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Deborah Caulfield blogs about Unlimited Voices: 'Hidden or Hiding'

2 September 2012

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A woman in a white overall appears to be running on 5 legs.

            This session in the Royal Festival Hall was billed as an opportunity to explore the options and consequences for artists with hidden impairments.             Artists Bobby Baker, Rachel Gadsden and Sinéad O’Donnell responded to questions put to them by Wendy Green, about coming-out as disabled. Rachel said she was both a working artist and a disabled...

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