Photo Gallery 30 Sep 15

Serbia’s Disabled Artists Fight for Visibility

A handful of artists battling serious health conditions in Serbia are breaking down the stereotype that says their art belongs only in exhibitions ‘for the disabled’. The World Health Organization assesses that about 15 per cent of people in the world live with some form of disability. In Serbia the number is around 10 per cent. No one knows how many disabled people paint, direct, act, or practice some other kind of art. Their talents are rarely exploited by cultural institutions and remain invisible to the wider public. 

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