Mar 032017

Mid-shot of Eva facing camera using her name sign, FRECKLY CHEEKY with hands played on either side of her face.

I was awake for 22 hours and then only 4 hours sleep before Day 1 of Jenny Sealey’s workshop.

I LOVED Name Sign. Are name signs usually given to you? I just loved it because it just came down like a shaft of light from heaven…laaa…Eva this is your name….FRECKLY CHEEKY!

Our group in expressing love through our signs was extremely energetic. There was a lot of compassion coming through. I felt that we were all propping each other up on the journey. Holding hands with each other and encouraging each other.

I was in pairs with Matt from Adelaide which was lovely as he reminded me that we met at Interwork. He’s a lovely lovely lovely man. I was just looking at his body yesterday. It’s beautiful.

I was just so struck by the absolute joy held for each other’s difference but also in the combined and comparative journeys of everyone.

The opportunity to do offerings such as this with my peers solidifies our standing as being at the cutting edge of disability arts in Australia and this offers us the opportunity to broaden our vision of how we work.

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