Little Boxes – Disability and the Built Environment.

When I was at university I did a course on community and large scale public events. As well as the practical side, there was a lot of theory on how and why communities come together to celebrate, mourn and protest. Now, I will confess that I found it somewhat tedious at the time (I was […]

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Fish in Frocks by Lucy Draper

Think you’ve seen it all? Well, you’d better think again because Lucy Draper’s Fish in Frocks photography project is truly one of a kind. Dressing fish in unexpected garments, and including a host of cute props with witty puns thrown in for fun, Lucy’s work offers a playful and creative view of the world to counter […]

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‘Two Minute Silence’ by Neil A. Edwards

THE eeriest sound I ever heard? No question, I can lay that down for you right now, pin it to the goalpost and say, “LOOK!” It was the sound of two hundred conversations being murdered, one by one, in the space of five minutes – like a spree-killing in a Colorado school: “Believe in God?” “Yes!” BANG!

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Reshaping Nature with Natalie Wardle

Having recently graduated from Manchester School of Art with a BA degree in photography, Natalie Wardle is breaking into the contemporary British art scene with both style and humour. Focusing on issues including sexual harassment, gender inequality and body image, her work exposes the continuing double standards that exist between men and women in contemporary society. Inspired by […]

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In-Sight: Leah Jensen

Combining various materials including porcelain and wood, and using a complex carving technique to achieve a distinctive aesthetic, Leah Jensen is one of the UK’s most exciting emerging ceramicists. As well as exhibiting at several group shows since 2011, her work has also been featured in a number of established magazines, including Ceramic Review, The London Magazine, and Elle Decoration. With […]

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Out of Sight Out of Mind: The Problem with Hidden Disability Denial

Having never broached the subject of hidden disabilities before writing this article, I really wasn’t sure of the best way to approach it. Nor was I confident about the appropriate language to use having very little in the way of other articles to refer to. However, I was also very excited to share my story […]

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