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As part of the Qatar-UK Year of Culture, the British Council are presenting an arts and disability festival featuring work from the Unlimited season, a major element within the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad. The programme of live performance, visual arts and film includes an exhibition and workshops by disabled visual artist Rachel Gadsden. Tim Hayton, Gadsden's husband and business Partner, who regularly engages with disability art projects, blogs about the trip.

Rachel Gadsden returns home from Qatar

3 April 2013


photo of a group of muslim men crouching down to paint a mural on the floor

Our three weeks in Doha, Qatar, were both productive and hugely enjoyable.  Being held at the ever popular and busy Katara Culture Village on the banks of the Gulf at the northern end of the Doha Corniche, over the three week period the comprehensive range of events, installations and performances, which made up the Qatar Arts and Disability Festival, attracted substantial daytime and evening audiences from all over the Gulf region - and indeed the world. Rachel’s exhibition of...

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