Issue 302: Embracing disability

  • Embracing disability

    Painting of coloured oval shapes
    09 Mar 2017

    What factors prevent disabled or marginalised adults from participating in the arts? Susan Potter shares Creative Future’s research findings and the impact they have had. 

    Established in 2007 and based in Brighton, Creative Future aims to raise aspiration and artistic excellence among marginalised artists and writers, including those who may lack opportunities due to disability, poor health or social circumstance.

    Creative Future works from the basis of the social model of disability, moving the focus away from impairments and towards eradicating the environmental, systematic and attitudinal barriers to inclusion.

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