We are a “lost generation”, who are finding themselves. We’re adult autistics, diagnosed later in life, and we are all pioneers! The truth of this hits me everyday as I find new people to marvel at, and so many new voices emerging from the shadows of invisible neurological difference. Yet, being first is both excitingContinue reading “We are pioneers! Join us on our new autistically designed, built & curated project website! #autism”
I follow trails – endless trails, down endless rabbit holes it seems, which echo with endless bile and all that political chatter. Not idle. No. But quite quite mountainous.
And yet my ‘unusual brain’ (a bloodhound of sorts) hunts on (and on). Seeking patterns to arrive at meanings. This time predicated on fear.
I think that for ‘neurologically biased’ we should read neurological privilege and allow that working accommodations begin right there. But first the bias must be revealed and spoken.
This is about breath, blood and bone. The only thing we truly know is in our bodies. We must trust our bodies.
The other day I imagined the difficulty managing information flow (of all kinds including sensory) and coordinating responses in autism as the want of a traffic cop at an intersection during rush hour.
My process of application to Art Council England (ACE) is coming to a close and I will be documenting it in the final two weeks. Even though it is statistically more probable that I won’t be successful I want the decision to be visible. I have some serious questions about the process, having gone throughContinue reading “Waiting for an Arts Council decision”
This video was made in the throes of my application to Arts Council England and as part of a more serious conversation about the difficulties of access for neurodivergent artists. I felt it was time to let off a bit of steam. Feedback so far is that it is hilarious. “51 second of joy” BrentContinue reading “The music of my body: a humorous take on dealing with Arts Council Funding stress.”
This is a photograph of me becoming character in my studio – in truth this character derives from a collage of impressions and memory and is an extension of the self. I explore the boundaries between acting and performance art. In this blog post I write about art performance and the genesis of performance inContinue reading “What a Performance!”