Figures: a mass-sculptural performance to make visible the human cost of austerity

Artist and activist Liz Crow has made powerful work throughout her career. She describes Figures as a political work, it tackles political issues and disability issues. As a disabled person, Liz knows the impact of austerity and carried out this huge project to reveal its human cost, invite strong connections with difficult facts, and encourage … More Figures: a mass-sculptural performance to make visible the human cost of austerity

Beyond Shoddy – this is downright cruel

One of the themes of this project is the shoddy treatment of disabled people by the current government. Disabled people are currently experiencing a relentless and multi-pronged attack as the tory government destroys systems, facilities and services that enable people to live independently, with dignity and in safety. Disabled people are fighting back. Disabled People Against … More Beyond Shoddy – this is downright cruel

Shoddy is hosting an event about disability arts, 3rd Dec

Thursday 3rd December, 6 – 8pm, with refreshments available from 5.30pm. At Inkwell Arts, 31 Potternewton Lane, Leeds LS7 3LW. Disability art is art made by disabled people about their lives and experiences. Come along to Inkwell to find out more and why it’s important to artists and activists Gemma Nash and Gill Crawshaw. We’ll … More Shoddy is hosting an event about disability arts, 3rd Dec