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Machine Embroidery of a gathering of animals

Outside In Journeys to Sotheby’s

To celebrate Outside In’s impending NPO status as an independent charity, after 10 years under the stewardship of Pallant House Gallery, an exhibition entitled 'Journeys' at Sotheby’s in London, 11-19 January, marked the organisation’s story thus far. Review by Colin Cameron. Journeys displayed 34 astonishing works by a range of artists ...

Colin Cameron's Pop Clement VII

Colin Cameron: Stuckist artist, painter of ‘Mortraits’

I started working in acrylics on canvas about five years ago after a friend from Germany, Gustav Herring, sent me several small paintings depicting various ridiculous scenes from some nonsense we’d written together entitled ‘Uncle Bill’s World of Wonder’. I had never really thought about acrylics before, any drawing or ...

A middle-aged woman is standing with a young lad, staring at a group of men in wheelchairs. The boy is pointing at the wheelchair-users saying "Oh look it's the disabled." The men are all exactly the same.

Why we are disabled people, not people with disabilities

Okay, so what’s the beef with language? Why is it important to us to be named as ‘disabled people’, rather than ‘people with disabilities’. Dr Colin Cameron gives an overview of the Social Model of Disability, which has underpinned the Disability Arts and the Disability Rights Movement over the last ...

Nothing To Do With Me: Everything To Do With Me Disability, Self and Identity

Abstract Drawing on categories of imposed and intrinsic relevances developed by Alfred Schutz, as well as on affirmative model definitions of impairment and disability, this article develops an argument proposing the usefulness of disability identity. Disability is not just about what people with impairments are prevented from doing and being, but ...