In-Conversation

Mining Disability

Fri 30 Sep , 3.00pm – 4.00pm AEST

YouTube
Closed Captions

In this panel, writers consider how, in an ableist society, disability is represented in all its varying forms. How can disabled writers engage with their disability in their writing? How can disabled writers protect themselves? All this and more as Olivia Muscat, Rani Tesiram, Tiana Sixsmith lead us through a conversation about the body, imagination, and solidarity in creativity.


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