Events

In this area you will find details of events in relation to our research into D4D, Disability and Community

Disability Arts Online presents Book Launch, Electric Bodies: Travels in Life History, Online | 8 July | 3.30pm

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Through extensive life history interviews transcribed into poetry cycles, Electric Bodies reveals unique insights and epiphanies about disability, identity, art and the society in which we live.

This celebration will feature a live reading from Electric Bodies by Allan Sutherland; a panel discussion on what we learned about recording our history with Colin Hambrook, Vici Wreford Sinnott and Allan Sutherland; and speeches and networking to showcase and celebrate the book and the artists involved.

The Bushwick Book Club presents artistic responses to Tanvir Bush’s ‘Cull’

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On Saturday 25 January 2020, the Bushwick Book Club presented artists’ responses to CULL, Tanvir Bush’s sharp, outrageous, and uncomfortable satire about the deadly underside side of discrimination. Author and researcher Dr. Tanvir Bush, wrote this dark satire about the current British welfare system highlighting the desperate plight of disabled people in Britain today.

The Ethics of Representation

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This workshop is a practical session for researchers and creative practitioners who want to gain a better understanding of how to ethically engage in research or creative practice that involves people from marginalised or so-called ‘minority’ groups and/or people from diverse ethnic backgrounds.

Empathy and Writing Research Group

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The Empathy and Writing group researches the uses and limits of empathy in personal and professional life, creativity, reading, writing and in the recovery from…