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You're Just Little - Changing room lock coat hanging

You’re Just Little – Door Locks aka Door Hooks

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 The photograph shows my coat hanging off what looks like a …

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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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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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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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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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