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Fragility, survival and hope are the driving themes behind Al Noor~Fragile Vision, a thought-provoking exhibition produced by Rachel Gadsden in collaboration with artists from the Middle East as part of DaDaFest 2014 at the Bluecoat, Liverpool. Review by Jade French

Photograph of one of Rachel Gadsen's paintings; a lady's face  with three lines of ink running over it against a black background

Al Noor – Fragile Vision. Image © Rachel Gadsden

Fragility, survival and hope are the driving themes behind Al Noor~Fragile Vision, a thought-provoking exhibition produced by Rachel Gadsden in collaboration with artists from the Middle East as part of DaDaFest 2014 at the Bluecoat, Liverpool. Review by Jade French

disability arts online

Fragility, survival and hope are the driving themes behind Al Noor~Fragile Vision, a thought-provoking exhibition produced by Rachel Gadsden in collaboration with artists from the Middle East as part of DaDaFest 2014 at the Bluecoat, Liverpool. Review by Jade French

Comments

18 January 2015

Christopher English

I was really quite moved when I read this article review by Jade French, about the plight of people with disabilities in the Middle East.. What strikes a cord is the struggle woman still have in such circumstances of oppression. At the same time I am glad to know the Rachel Gadsden exhibition ‘Al Noor~Fragile Vision’ had such good support. We have been fortunate in England with the ‘Year of the Disabled’ early in the decade of 1980 and other initiatives, such as the ‘Equal Opportunities Policy’ and include disabled artists in several artists’ activities such as in the ‘'Yorkshire Arts Index Directory' based in Bradford during 1988, for instance.

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