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Social Role Narrative of Disabled Artists and Both Their Work in General and in Relation to Science and Technology

Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies, Department of Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 4N1, Canada
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Received: 6 July 2021 / Revised: 16 August 2021 / Accepted: 17 August 2021 / Published: 19 August 2021
Artists and the arts have many different roles in society. Artists also have various roles in relation to science and technology, ranging from being users of science and technology products to being educators for science and technologies, such as in museums. Artists are also involved in science and technology governance and ethics discussions. Disabled people are also artists and produce art, and disabled people in general and disabled artists are impacted by science and technology advancements. As such, disabled artists should also engage with science and technology, as well as contribute and influence science and technology governance, ethics discussions, and science and technology education with their work. We performed a scoping study of academic literature using the 70 databases of EBSCO-HOST and the database SCOPUS (includes Medline) to investigate the social role narrative of disabled artists and both their work in general and in relation to science and technology. Our findings suggest that disabled artists are mostly engaged in the context of becoming and being a disabled artist. Beyond the work itself, the identity issue of ‘being disabled’ was a focus of the coverage of being a disabled artist. The literature covered did not provide in-depth engagement with the social role of disabled artists, their work, and the barriers encountered, and best practices needed to fulfil the social roles found in the literature for non-disabled artists and the arts. Finally, the literature covered contained little content on the relationship of disabled artists and advancements of science and technology, such as in their role of using advancements of science and technologies for making art. No content at all was found that would link disabled artists and their work to the science and technology governance and ethics discussions, and no content linking disabled artists to being educators on science and technology issues, for example, in museums was found. View Full-Text
Keywords: disability art; disability arts; disabled artist; disabled artists; artists with disabilities; science; technology; governance; scoping review disability art; disability arts; disabled artist; disabled artists; artists with disabilities; science; technology; governance; scoping review
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Wolbring, G.; Jamal Al-Deen, F. Social Role Narrative of Disabled Artists and Both Their Work in General and in Relation to Science and Technology. Societies 2021, 11, 102. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/soc11030102

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Wolbring G, Jamal Al-Deen F. Social Role Narrative of Disabled Artists and Both Their Work in General and in Relation to Science and Technology. Societies. 2021; 11(3):102. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/soc11030102

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Wolbring, Gregor, and Fatima Jamal Al-Deen. 2021. "Social Role Narrative of Disabled Artists and Both Their Work in General and in Relation to Science and Technology" Societies 11, no. 3: 102. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/soc11030102

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