This work was first published as Welfare State in Lancashire Life, pp.58-62, January 1978.

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Welfare State
r/t: 4 min, 14 sec

Formed in 1968, this pioneering collective of artists and performers took art out of the privileged spaces of theatre and gallery, to reach new audiences.

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Inspirations: 4 of 10

TV documentary. 1969. Beautiful, Beautiful. BBC Omnibus about four photographers. At one point Davidson, who was working on East 100th St. (his book about Harlem) says: "I poise, not pose, people... People have an innate dignity and they will set themselves before the camera in a dignified way. And they will choose what they will give."