Writing Towards Liberation


Writing Towards Liberation: Disability Justice, Movement Work and Radical Imagination

Sat 02 Oct , 8.00pm – 9.00pm AEST

Disability justice offers an opportunity to think beyond our existing structures and movements. Where have the models of rights and reform failed to take us? Where can we go instead? In this panel Brooke Scobie, Margot Beavon-Collin and Robin Eames will discuss radical action and imagination, politics of solidarity, and the use of writing and art in movement work. How can we materially work towards a better world to live in, and what will it take to get us there?

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