Let’s Talk About It!
SICK! Festival 2019 took place between 18/09/19 to 05/10/19, covering three thematic areas:
WEEK 1: DISABILITY & SOCIETY
WEEK 2: END OF LIFE
WEEK 3: YOUNG PEOPLE
Explore the performances, workshops, symposiums, screenings and parties we delivered below.
Candoco Dance Company, the company that created a sensation last year on Strictly Come Dancing, presented Let's Talk About Dis by Hetain Patel.
CANDOCO/ HETAIN PATEL
18.09.19 - 19.09.19
Not all disabled artists use the same terms, and not all those labelled ‘disabled’ by others self-identify that way. How different are the practices described as ‘arts and disability’, ‘disability arts’ and ‘inclusive arts’? What role does self-definition play?
UNLIMITED & ATTENBOROUGH ARTS CENTRE
Laurence Clark starred in BBC1’s documentary 'We Won’t Drop the Baby' and the show was recently uploaded to YouTube. The response it received worldwide was at times inspirational and uplifting – at others, derogatory and incredibly personal. Laurence explores these reactions, and questions his role as a father.
Radio Local is a pop-up radio station built with, and for, those local to it and broadcasting live over the airwaves of Reform Radio for the duration of a whole day. Join us for our six hour marathon radio show, made and inspired by Salford’s residents and addressing the festival's considerations around disability.
Hunt & Darton