Basic income scheme the latest knock for disabled artists

Basic income scheme the latest knock for disabled artists

Disabled artists are not receiving same financial support as their able-bodied peers

Brigid O’Dea: ‘The BIA is not the first systemic obstacle faced by disabled artists.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

I am sick again. Not with Covid, but something else unpleasant. Something else that means, I am back in bed. I am seeking comfort in the 90s TV programme Gladiators. Janet and Panther are jousting. They sit upon bucking mechanical bull-like devices. The former clings on as the latter pummels her, attempting to dislodge her using an oversized pugil stick. If a competitor is knocked to the floor, a trapdoor […]

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