Tag: disability visibility

Spoonie Artist Meet Up #2

Apologies for having to reschedule the previous event time late notice – Ellie had a big old virus that wouldn’t go away cos, you know, autoimmune diseases and all that. Anyway, we’re back and non-contagious and would love to see as many spoonies and disabled creatives from greater manchester as possible! The special skill we […]

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Disabled Womens Space at Sapphormation 2019

We will be hosting a disabled women’s craft space at this years Sapphormation. This space is open to all women who love women who are chronically ill, disabled, neurodivergent, to get together, socialise, play with and make art. We will be in room G17 at 3:45-4:45pm. What is Sapphormation? To fully understand the inequities of […]

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*Call Out for zine submissions*

I’m extending my original deadline, so that more people can submit their thoughts/anecdotes/cartoons/essays/poems around the topic of… what not to say to a sick person You can email your submissions to ellie@stillill.uk and can even just text me anonymously some odd “QUOTES” that people have said tot you that are totally inappropriate: 07539371070 You know, […]

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spoonie artists: unite on wednesday!

Regular, accessible arts and crafts meet up & craftivist network!

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manchester access project – saturday 6th july 2.30pm

Join us to map YOUR experiences of Manchester!

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All the well wishes to superstar CharlieJFitz

Just am desperate to do a quick post wishing all the well wishes in the world to the lovely Charlie J Fitz who is in sunny Barcelona recovering from her life-saving surgery, necessary due to a rare complication of EDS, which she raised a significant amount of money through Chance4Charlie in order to finally have. […]

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ART AND ACCESS: BBC 6 FESTIVAL – SUNDAY

Sunday was a bad day for me and my body. In hindsight, it was a bad-bad situation that led to an even worse situation last week that led to urgent (and totally traumatising) procedures on both hips, which in turn led to my current situation: still completely and totally shit. Hence the very late post […]

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ART & ACCESS: Liverpool Everyman Theatre

I was very lucky in Liverpool to spend my Monday afternoon with the very lovely Laura and Brendan from The Everyman Theatre on Hope Street, discussing this blog’s current research theme of ‘Art & Access’ in relation to their outreach work and in-house efforts.  Laura’s job as Community Engagement Officer is to engage people who […]

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New Year, New Start; still ill + that’s ok

Whether you think it will be a happy new year or are fed up of being on the receiving end of such an optimistic sentiment, you made it through 2018 so congratulations for that. Life is hard for a lot of people and it is good to not pretend that it isn’t. If you are […]

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OUTLND

Just had to share my lovely friend Ella’s hard work as part of a very talented crew from Goldsmiths University who have collaborating created a stylish new magazine OUTLND. Its focus on disability visibility is put forward with style and clarity. The team’s own photography skills and beautiful illustrations accompany each article. The mag was […]

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