Presentation & Forum: Making Art at the Margins: LGBTI + Disability + Arts

event date: 
Saturday, 9 September 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

In ‘Making Art at the Margins: LGBTI+ Disability + Arts’, Jax Jacki Brown (LGBTI Disability Rights Artist with two works in the Dangerous Deeds exhibition) will explore how she has used art to express her identities and highlight issues of disability rights and sexuality rights.

The disability rights movement, disability arts, the social model of disability and disability pride have had transformative influences on JAX’s life, her art and activism as a queer wheelchair user. Hear from Jax about how she uses art to express her identities, learn about the disability rights movement and how art can be a vehicle for social change!

‘JAX’ Jacki Brown

JAX is a practicing LGBTI and disability rights activist, writer and performer. JAX holds a Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Studies and Communication from Southern Cross University with a focus on disability and LGBTI studies. She regularly guest lectures at The University of Melbourne, Victoria University and Southern Cross University.


Image credit: Eddie Raft


This event is free to attend. Bookings required as spaces are strictly limited. Click here to register your attendance.

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