Norwich Art Show Announced
Vince Laws & DPAC (Disabled People Against Cuts) have teamed up to ensure there is a Norfolk Disability Pride Art Show. The show falls under 3 headings:
1) ‘I Protest!’
Protest Art by Vince Laws & DPAC Artists
including the DEAD PEOPLE DON’T CLAIM banner
and the DWP DEATHS MAKE ME SICK shrouds.
Supported by Disabled People Against Cuts
2) A Very Queer Nazi Faust – Props, Photos, Poetry & More!
Highlighting the plight of disabled people under the current Tory government.
(Following the live art performance at Norwich Arts Centre on Weds 12 Sept at 8pm, tickets £6.66.)
Commissioned and supported by Unlimited, celebrating the work of disabled artists with funding from the Spirit of 2012. Supported by Norwich Arts Centre. Supported by Norfolk County Council.
3) Norfolk Disability Pride Art Show supported by DPAC
At St Margaret’s Church of Art,
St Benedict’s Street, Norwich, NR2 4AQ
Sunday 16 – Saturday 29 September 2018.
Accepting and hanging work Sunday 16 Sept 11am-5pm.
LAUNCH PARTY Sunday 16 Sept 5-10pm, (after the Norfolk Disability Pride event at the Forum earlier the same day, 11am-4pm.)
Performance evening Saturday 22 Sept, details TBC.
A Very Queer Nazi Faust end of show Party open to everyone on Friday 28 Sept from 5-10pm.
Take down Saturday 29 Sept. All work must be collected by 5pm.
Call to Artists
You don’t have to show protest art.
Work needs to be relevant to Norfolk Disability Pride, but you don’t have to be disabled to take part.
Work can be for sale or display only. Donate what you can afford to take part, all money goes to DPAC.
To enter work contact email@example.com
Help Vince hang work on Sunday 16 Sept 11am-5pm.
Help host the Launch Party on Sunday 16 Sept 5-10pm.
Help welcome visitors 17-29 Sept, open daily 10am-5pm. (Early shift 10am-1.30pm. Later shift 1.30-5pm)
Entry to the art show is FREE throughout, however donations to DPAC welcome. I hope to pay them back the venue hire & costs.
What: ‘I Protest!’ Art Show, with A Very Queer Nazi Faust props and photos, and Norfolk Disability Pride Art Show.
Where: St Margaret’s Church of Art, St Benedict’s Street, Norwich, NR2 4AQ.
When: Sunday 16 to Saturday 29 September 2018.
When: Launch Party: on Sunday 16 Sept from 5-10pm, then open daily 10am-5pm.
Why: Part of Norfolk Disability Pride 2018. Fighting for disabled peoples’ human rights.
Who: Vince Laws, DPAC, Art of Norwich, Unlimited, Spirit of 2012, Norwich Arts Centre, Norfolk County Council.
Norfolk Disability Pride contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tickets for A Very Queer Nazi Faust: https://norwichartscentre.co.uk/events/vince-laws-queer-nazi-faust/?spektrix_bounce=true
Poster shows 3 images:
Top photo by Ruski: Shows Tory MP for Norwich North, Chloe Smith, speaking on the steps of Norwich City Hall at Norwich LGBT+ Pride, while Vince Laws stands silently beside her holding a sign which reads ’Tories Guilty of grave and systematic abuse of disabled people – United Nations’.
Middle photo by Vince Laws shows part of A Very Queer Nazi Faust sign, and 2 of The Naked Abseilers.
Bottom photo by Vince Laws shows an oil painting of some sunflowers.