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Stigma

Common words associated with Fire Bricks are Insulation, Protection, Shield. Legislation alludes to similar constructs. Unfortunately there are those who still choose to stigmatise and discriminate against ‘Others’ who are different. Our language is perjorative, with ‘What is wrong with…?’ still in common usage. To stigmatise is to mark out or brand. Those with disabilities have always been marked out or branded, separated or ‘cleansed’. From exile to extermination everyone gets burnt by stigma.

Description: Two light sandy coloured bricks bear the word 'stigma' hand-written in black.