Reasonable Adjustment: Justin Edgar in Conversation

Sun 17 Jan 2021, 4pm
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Hear from the artist behind our virtual exhibition of artefacts relating to the disabled activist movement Reasonable Adjustment (RAD).

Artist Justin Edgar is in conversation with Jo Verrent, Senior Producer for Unlimited, exploring Edgar's exhibition Reasonable Adjustment – The Disabled Arms Resistance Movement.

In the late 1980s, RAD fought for their rights against Margaret Thatcher’s right-wing government and an oppressive medical establishment.

Regarded as terrorists by some and freedom fighters by others, their actions included shooting a prominent geneticist who advocated euthanasia in utero for those with conditions such as spina bifida.

In the online exhibition, Edgar showcases artefacts he has collected over 30 years which document the Reasonable Adjustment movement.

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The exhibition under discussion contains content which some might find offensive, including content of a violent nature.

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Sun 17 Jan 2021, 4pm

Approximate run time: 60 mins.


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