Work in New Exhibition Confronts the Role Disabled People Play as ‘Warning Beacons’ in Society

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Following recent changes to Covid restrictions, ‘Canaries’ by Jay Price (part of Empty When Full, Shape Arts’ latest digital exhibition) aptly reflects the position of disabled people as barometers of risk.

Canaries (Jay Price) is a lightless chandelier. No light, no enlightenment, just a ringing of bells drowning out any voice that stands against that which is unquestionable. It highlights the undesirable role disabled people play as a warning beacon to everyone in society.

Canaries, 2021, Jay Price

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