Here you will find the latest project blogs with writing, artwork, photos and videos from the D4D team and community.

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.)…