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Reflections on Design Culture Salon 15: How does design address immobilities in our society?

It is now 20 years since the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) was passed into law in the UK. This made it an offence to discriminate against people with disabilities in the provision of education, transport, goods and services and employment. 1,673 more words

Mobility

Design Culture Salon 15: How does design address immobilities in our society?

Design Culture Salon 15: How does design address immobilities in our society?

Friday 13 March
6:30-8:30pm

Clore 55, British Galleries

While Design Culture Salon 10 looked at the concept of movement in urban culture, this salon focuses on spaces of immobility to reveal some of the inconsistencies and resistances in contemporary design culture. 177 more words

Mobility

Writing 201: Landscape - Renewed Eyes

Writing 201: Landscape

(I took this picture near one of my favourite trees at a sunset in Richmond Park)

Renewed Eyes

I hear the birds’ sing… 285 more words

Sprightly Challenges

Tonic Immobility


I was updating my MedicAlert bracelet and am inputting this as one of my conditions. http://digest.bps.org.uk/2011/10/when-humans-play-dead.html This topic hasn t been spoken about on the forum recently and I just wondered if it was time to revive it. 49 more words

The Spell

I could fly
But I grew some roots.
Those puffs of grass through the snow outside my window –
I feel like them.
Coated, frozen, forgotten. 188 more words

Pain

Pain of Glass

morbid bones
dressed with
ossified cartilage
work to create
crystal skeletons
ringing with
durable pain
sharp tortures
of tuning forks
resonant screams
piercing torsos of… 57 more words

POETRY

Health: Dependence or Independence?*

 

Dependence is certainly not what a toddler wants after learning to walk, or a teen after getting a driver’s license. They don’t seek to return to dependence on that which they have outgrown. 434 more words

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