Visual Activism – Disability Rights Movement on the banner

Here is some from our collection of activism graphics around the disability rights movement. As far as we know, all authors are unknown.

[“Ich bin/werde behindert” by Dieter Werdel]

In Germany, in 1981 (the UNO year of the Disabled), the “Krüppelbewegung” (“Cripple Movement”) started their Anti-Campaign “Year of the DISABLERS”:

[The three figures represent the letters UNO]

[The “Krüppelzeitung” as a media channel played an important role in the german disability activist movement. On the cover picture above, Franz Christoph is about to hit the German President Carls Carstens]


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