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Sue Austin as a Creative Case

Friday 9th December, 2011

Portal by Sue Austin. The artist in a wheelchair underwater.

Well worth checking out the Arts Council's Creative Case site - a number of artists and companies linked to Sync are mentioned there, including Sue Austin, focusing on both her product and her process:

And again, it is her personal experience of disability that has shaped this process that acts positively to create a catalyst for others – giving them both the space and the framework in which to respond. For Susan, the experience of disability simply isn’t negative. She has come to realise:

“that having limited mental and physical energy to act in the world needn't exclude one from meaningful leadership roles; and that, in fact, the experience gained through 'difference' can be a very positive asset”.

To read the whole article - follow the link below:

http://disabilityarts.creativecase.org.uk/creativecase-looking-again

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