The Q&A discussions after the performances also generated some interesting comments and questions from the audience. People were interested in finding out more about the role of medical museums in shaping the artists’ work, how disabled people could fight for their rights in the face of government cuts and austerity, and people reflecting on their personal experiences that sometimes drew out more from the artists about their performances, including this question to Mark Smith at the RCP:

Twitter was another avenue through which audiences, and the wider public, could continue the debate from the performances, including this example from @DeaBirkett – @GraeaeJennyS calls for @chessmartinez For Prime Minister campaign @UnrulyBodies @RCPLondon Vote Chess! Vote Wobbly! – which came directly from the performance at the RCP:

Photo Credit: Sarah Lee