The Guild was a live game exploring the nature of Institutions and segregation. The Guild was devised as part of a collaborative process between Dr. Diane Carr, UCL, Prof. Helen Kennedy, Nottingham University, Rosie Poebright, Splash and Ripple and Esther Fox, Accentuate.
A workshop exploring the development process of a virtual reality interactive artwork that looks at the troubling legacy of eugenics.
Electric Bodies is a series of eight poetry cycles by Allan Sutherland taken from the transcripts of oral history interviews with practitioners from within the Disability Arts Movement. Within the context of the D4D project Electric Bodies aims to examine aspects of disabled artists lives that give voice to some of the main concerns of the disability arts movement. As part of the program Mark Hetherington made the following series of animations, using drawings by Colin Hambrook illustrating Allan Sutherland’s transcription poetry cycles
‘Making Merry’ is a cycle of transcription poems based on a series of interviews with the writer, performer and athlete Robin Surgeoner.
Praminda Caleb-Solly is Co Investigator on the Catch Me If You Can project and team leader for assisted living in the Bristol Robotics Laboratory at UWE. For Catch Me If You Can she has been developing a series of events called Leaky Robots – these events are exploring ways a Robot Double can support access to culture for disabled people as well as the role new technologies play in giving disabled people greater independence. The Robot Doubledevice is designed to give agency and autonomy through a remote connection.
‘Not Getting Lost’ is a cycle of transcription poems based on a series of interviews with the writer and theatre director Vici Wreford-Sinnott, Artistic Director of Little Cog Theatre Company.
As part of DAO’s Electric Bodies project – Disconsortia, produced by Vici Wreford-Sinnott – brought twenty disabled artists from the North East of England together at the ARC arts centre in Stockton. Writer-in-residence Lisette Auton reflects on the two-day workshop.
‘Ways of Understanding’ is a cycle of transcription poems based on a series of interviews with Colin Hambrook, an artist, poet and journalist who is one of the key figures in Disability Arts.
Touretteshero co-founder Jess Thom. Photo by Laura Page ‘Stories of Power’ is a cycle of transcription poems based on a series of interviews with the…
Julie McNamara ‘Telling Stories’ is a cycle of transcription poems based on a series of interviews with the writer and performer Julie McNamara, the founder…