Rather than just document the landscape and inject a sense of disability into the image through symbolism I have selected a different kind of landscape here – ones with people in. Indeed you could argue that these images are not landscapes and are more social documentary and I wouldn’t disagree. However they are included because without them something was lacking in the set. That is the relationship (or non relationship) between wheelchair users and non disabled people in public spaces. Hopefully these images address that issue witho0ut having the need to include images of disabled people within the frame. Thus I have tried to use images that, as before, have a good gestalt and then placed a wheelchair symbol into the frame.
These images are about what is missing in social environment. Disabled people may be more visible but I don’t think we are part of the society even though we are part of the social landscape.