News

In this area you will find the latest news for the D4D, Disability and Community research program.

Electric Bodies: Workshop 2

As part of ‘Electric Bodies’ we ran a series of three workshops discussing attitudes to disability arts and the disability arts community among disabled artists from a variety of backgrounds. The second session was held with a group of people who were, on the whole, less established as disabled artists within the disability arts sector than the participants in the first workshop…

Stephanie Harvey: First steps

I’m Stephanie, a PhD student lucky enough to be working alongside the D4D team. My PhD research is a stand-alone project that compliments some of the D4D workstreams. My project, ‘The identities I carry: being disabled, minority ethnic and more’, will look at how having multiple minority identities can impact on community membership and participation…

Electric Bodies: Workshop 1

By Allan Sutherland

As part of ‘Electric Bodies’ we have been running a series of three workshops discussing attitudes to disability arts and the disability arts community among disabled artists from a variety of backgrounds. This first session was held with a group of people who could be seen as established disability artists.

Testing the group with a trial performance of Thalidomide Acts

Black and white photograph of man

By Allan Sutherland

One of the interesting discoveries of the transcription poetry process has been how well the poems lend themselves to live reading. (The reason may be the accuracy with which the process preserves the individual voice of the person interviewed.)…

Martin Levinson: out and about

On 10th February, 2017 I attended a networking event set up by PLUSS at the Imperial Hotel in Torquay. The event presented an opportunity to…