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Exhibition ‘Manpowered: A Men’s Group Challenging Disability’ (Manchester, UK: Now-Summer 2012)

‘Manpowered: A Men’s Group Challenging Disability’ is a community psychology project set up by men wanting to use visual and creative methods to improve their health and challenge the label of ‘learning disability’. At this exhibition, we want to showcase our skills and talents in the form of poetry, photography, film, sculpture, debate and art.

The Exhibition can is taking place at this address: Community Exhibition Gallery, StationBuilding, MOSI (Museum of Science & Industry), Liverpool Road,  Castlefield, Manchester, M3 4FP.

For more information on the venue visit the website: www.mosi.org.uk; email info@mosi.org.uk; or phone 0161 832 2244.

For more information on the exhibition visit: http://www.manchestermencap.cswebsites.org/

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Exhibition ~ ‘Re-framing Disability: Portraits from the Royal College of Physicians’ (UK)

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) in the UK, is hosting an exhibition exploring historical portraits of disabled people. The exhibition will run from 14th February – 8th July 2011, and includes the voices of 27 disabled participants from across the UK, who came together to discuss the historical portraits and their own identities and lives. 

There are many accessible features to the exhibition itself including a film, audio description and audio points, and also the chance to visit the exhibition during one of our late night or Saturday openings.

The exhibition will tour to further venues throughout 2011–12.  (For example, between 28 July and 29 September 2011 the exhibition will be held at Shape, the disability-led arts organisation, in Kentish Town, London.) 

For more information click here.