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Gemma is a Manchester based multimedia artist and digital storyteller. She has a particular interest in sound and photography, with her work exploring themes of community, social engagement, disability and inclusivity. She has composed soundscapes for festivals, films and theatre and exhibited at Z Arts Brewery Arts centre, BBQ Arts

Hanging in the Balance - call out for participants

9 September 2015

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wet plate image of a wheelchair hanging in a tree

As disabled people, we have a deep sense of threat and despair about our future: a future that ‘hangs in the balance’.    “Austerity exists in other countries, but no other countries to my knowledge has targeted disabled people in the way that the UK government has.”   - Simon J Duffy, director of The Centre of Welfare Reform. To symbolise the regressive affects of welfare reform and fragility of our existence, I am working with historical...

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