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Alec FInlay

Alec Finlay is a poet and artist, and recipient of a 2020 Cholmondeley Award. Based in Edinburgh he has exhibited internationally. Finlay has had ME since he was 21 and has been developing innovative projects on creative approaches to disabled access. He is a member of the new disability arts initiative #WeShallNotBeRemoved.

Posts by Alec FInlay

line drawing of a man in a rope harness

I am protecting myself, but I don’t feel protected

Poet and artist Alec Finlay offers a timely reflection on the coronavirus crisis, the invisibility of disabled people and the absence of our voices in the face of what society could learn from our experience if there was less of a drive from the mainstream media to bury its heads ...