Wake Wash Work

Shape Open 2023 has the theme Open All Hours and this above is my submission.For several decades I’ve been Open All Hours to a torrent of diagnoses and disabilities. Even with the Social Model, each new diagnosis needs time, both practically and emotionally. Time for the worry that inevitably comes alongside an uncertain future with degenerative diseases. Time …

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Do you want to know the levels of outdoor air pollution in your area?

There are lots of free and freely available air pollution monitoring systems that could tell you.Before you choose which system is best for you, please remember that there is no safe level of air pollution.The English guideline levels are set at much dirtier – which means riskier – levels than those from the World Health …

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LCAW / Bloomsbury festival: how bad is the air pollution?

exterior entrance to foundling court, in Brunswick Centre, with Breathe London sensor shown outlined in pink
Brunswick TRA successfully bid to get a BREATHE LONDON sensor:we've got lots of green trees and small parks nearby and wanted to know if that was enough to protect us from air pollution. Here's our sensor results from March 2022 til August 2023: These graphs show we're missing the UK objectives, WHO daily and annual ...

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Indoor air pollution

drawing of room-types with internal pollution sources

Indoor air pollution is “typically around six times worse than outdoor air pollution, even in major cities“.Most people spend most of their time indoors. And those at most risk from air pollution – children, and people with pre-existing conditions – spend even more time indoors. But there’s much less advice about indoor air pollution. Partly …

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Curating Theatre Deli festival: Social Model .. and More. Some of my specific outputs.

My role is much more listening / influencing than ‘doing specific things’. But here are some of my specific festival outputs. After my comments initiated the festival, my first input as a curator was to say: We must start as we mean to go along – by listening to and hearing the diverse voices of …

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Is this me?

I want to be clear that my disabilities – like many other people’s – are not static. And that I’m much more than my diagnoses.See what I can and have created!Look at what else I am!But I also want to be clear about the uncertainties I live with. Is this me? This image started as …

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Bertrand Russell … and accessibility

Camden is rethinking our local statues.We were asked to think about some of the statues – and also think what we would truly like to commemorate.I couldnt go to the first session as the venue is not accessible.So that’s my first idea: get accessible! Lets make venues accessible – and then commemorate accessibility! We focussed on …

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