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You're Just Little - Toilet mirror in Marks and Spencer - perspective standing in front of wash basins and tiles straight ahead, the mirror is above my head and I cannot see my reflection

You’re Just Little – The Photograph That Started The Exhibition

To celebrate Dwarfism Awareness Month 2019, I’m sharing some of the photographs from the ‘You’re Just Little’ exhibition which debuted in 2018. The exhibition shows the challenges, obstacles and societal assumptions that Dwarf people face on a daily basis. The story behind the photograph This picture in this post was the first photograph ht started …

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You’re Just Little – One Year On Reflections

A year ago to the date, 4th October 2018, the You’re Just Little exhibition launched at Spectrum Cultural Hub with nearly 30 people, including my local MP, in attendance.    The photographic exhibition sought to reveal the challenges, obstacles and societal assumptions that people, like me, with Dwarfism, face on a daily basis. “I just …

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You're Just Little Exhibition Podcast - Episode 004 - Narrative - Interview with Dr Erin Pritchard

You’re Just Little – Episode 004 – Narrative

In the fourth episode of the You’re Just Little exhibition podcast, Steph talks to the participant, Dr Erin Pritchard, who contributed a number of photographs from her perspective to the original exhibition. Erin reflects on what the representation of each of the photographs means to her.  She talks about the difficulties and issues that having …

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ChapelFM Arts Centre Leeds Studio Space

Introducing ChapelFM Arts Centre in Leeds

  On 19th October 2019, the first of the fully-funded workshops for the Dwarfism will take place at ChapelFM Arts Centre in Leeds.  The What’s Your Story Podcasting workshop aims to allow  Dwarf people to develop their confidence in telling our stories and narratives. In the video above, Steph Robson, aka HelloLittleLady, talks to Adrian …

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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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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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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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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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Thought Foundation - Lets Discuss Disability exhibition - 2nd May - 14th June 2019

Let’s Discuss Disability exhibition at the Thought Foundation

Let’s Discuss Disability is a group exhibition of artists who explore their own disability through creative practice.  Thought Foundation selected these local and regional creatives to connect to and challenge our audience. With photography, spoken word, sculpture and “invalid carriages” on display, Let’s Discuss Disability creates a personal and historical discourse about how we discuss …

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