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You're Just Little - sample of participant photos from the Dwarf community

You’re Just Little – Participant Photographs

This time last year I put a call out on social media asking people from the Dwarf community to participate in the You’re Just Little exhibition. It’s very rare, if it happens at all, that we get to see our perspective of the world and society reflected back at us.  Certainly very rarely where we …

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What's Your Story - Podcasting Workshops specifically for Dwarf people

Announcement: Sunderland Creative Development Fellowship

You know when you have those moments when you talk yourself in and out of applying for something that you know will make a difference in your life? Well, this was one of those moments when the Sunderland Culture Creative Development Bursary fellowship was announced and I decided to apply after much encouragement and support …

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UNION19 - Arts and Activism - What Now?

UNION – North East – Arts and Activism in the North – What Now?

I’d been very much looking forward to this weekend and did some a major baking on the Friday to make cakes and treats for the sessions to share for the get-together that night, and for the Saturday.  It was another fantastic weekend. You may have read about how I was feeling weary after the previous …

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Little People UK 8th Convention at Nottingham Belfry Hotel

Little People UK 8th Annual Convention – Nottingham

This year’s annual Little People UK weekend took place at the Nottingham Belfry Hotel from Friday 23rd to 25th August.  It was a jam-packed weekend from the moment we stepped into the hotel to when we made our exit on Sunday. Friday evening saw the Quizingo – a mix of bingo and a quiz, followed …

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What's Your Story - Podcasting Workshops specifically for Dwarf people

Podcasting Workshop – Leeds – October 2019

Are you fed up of how our bodies are portrayed in arts, culture and media? Would you like the opportunity to tell your story, and learn about podcasting, in a safe space, in a workshop specifically for the Dwarf community? To coincide with Dwarfism Awareness month 2019, Steph is running a workshop to enable Dwarf …

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UNION19 Manchester Weekend: Working from Within

UNION – Manchester – Working from Within

As we British love to say, time is flying and I couldn’t believe how quickly my next trip had come around. I was excited to be meeting up with the UNION19 cohort for our third get-together as part of the Northern School of Creativity and Activism. This time the weekend was based in Manchester, with …

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You're Just Little -The Exhibition Podcast - Episode 3 - Identity - Red box of crayons with the words A Little Box of Crayons

You’re Just Little – Episode 003 – Identity

The You’re Just Little photographic exhibition reveals the challenges, obstacles and societal assumptions that Dwarf people face on a daily basis. Episode Three talks about identity and the difficulties and obstacles, that dwarf people face in order to be recognised and respected as adults. Sharing my own experiences of being infantilised.  JOIN IN THE CONVERSATION …

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You're Just Little - The Exhibition Podcast - Episode 002 - Independence. Photo by a dwarf person sitting in the driver's seat of an unadapted car.

You’re Just Little – Episode 002 – Independence

The You’re Just Little photographic exhibition reveals the challenges, obstacles and societal assumptions that Dwarf people face on a daily basis. Episode Two talks about independence and the difficulties and obstacles, financially,  as well as physical, that dwarf people face in order to move around society safely. JOIN IN THE CONVERSATION To talk about the …

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You're Just Little - The Exhibition Podcast - Episode 001 - Accessibility, talking about how the daily difficulties dwarf people face. Photo shows the top half of my forehead with my sunglasses perched on the top. I'm staring directly at tap and the basin is waist height.

You’re Just Little – Episode 001 – Accessibility

The You’re Just Little photographic exhibition reveals the challenges, obstacles and societal assumptions that Dwarf people face on a daily basis. Episode one talks about accessibility and the daily difficulties dwarf people face moving around the environment, including public spaces.   Join in the conversation To talk about the exhibition and the content of this …

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The You're Just Little Exhibition Podcast - Episode 000 - Anger. Photo shows an sink area in the toilets, and the mirror above head level, excluding me from checking my appearance, because of my dwarfism.

You’re Just Little – Episode 000 – Anger

The You’re Just Little photographic exhibition reveals the challenges, obstacles and societal assumptions that Dwarf people face on a daily basis. This initial podcast talks about how anger influenced the creation of the artwork, setting the scene for the rest of the series. Join in the conversation To talk about the exhibition and the content …

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