Author: Mik Scarlet

Bionics: The right to choice and having a voice

Bionics: The right to choice and having a voice

In the final part of his series on disability and technological enhancement, Mik Scarlet ponders the dilemmas faced by those who opt for bionic solutions. The first ball of the 2014 World Cup was kicked not by a world-famous footballer or celebrity but by 29-year-old paraplegic Juliano Pinto, wearing an experimental thought-controlled exoskeleton built by … Continue reading Bionics: The right to choice and having a voice

Alexander McQueen: – Perfectly Imperfect

Alexander McQueen: – Perfectly Imperfect

Visiting the Savage Beauty exhibition of work by this fashion legend, Mik Scarlet remembers the contribution to disabled inclusion made by Alexander McQueen, one of our own. To say I was excited as I entered the Savage Beauty exhibition at London’s V & A Museum was an understatement. The retrospective of fashion designer Alexander McQueen's … Continue reading Alexander McQueen: – Perfectly Imperfect