Salisbury Arts Centre
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Bedwin Street Salisbury SP1 3UT
South West England

Wednesday 10 April, 11am – 4pm £10 including lunch Live BSL interpretation and note taking The current overhaul of benefits has intensified debate about who is disabled, and the necessity to ‘perform’ this identity to be validated. Meanwhile Disabled artists enjoyed perhaps their highest profile yet in the UK through Unlimited and other London 2012 Paralympics programmes. This symposium brings together artists, campaigners and producers to discuss the implications and opportunities for Disability Arts and its activist role in the wider social context. The artists exhibiting in ‘People Like You’ will also discuss the works in the show. Speakers include Hassan Mahamdallie (Arts Council England / the Creative Case for Diversity); Dr Sarah Bennett (University of Plymouth); Marc Steene (Pallant House Gallery / Outside In); Jo Verrent (co-curator, Push Me) Plus: Screening of ‘Total Permission’ with Q&A Wednesday 10 April 7pm £7 / discount rate of £3 for symposium attendees Details and booking for both events can be found at…