disability arts online
‘Neglected Voices’ is a work about disabled people’s experience, consisting of four cycles of transcription poems telling the life stories of Jennifer Taylor, Catriona Grant, Peter Moore and Wendy Bryant.
- Proud - by Allan Sutherland from the words of Jennifer Taylor
In the sequence of transcription poems ‘Proud’ we learn how Jennifer Taylor survived rejection - as a person with a learning disability - to go on to live independently.
- In Memory - by Allan Sutherland from the words of Catriona Grant
Published in memorium, the following sequence of transcription poems tells Catriona Grants life story, before and after a stroke.
- This Hearing Thing - by Allan Sutherland from the words of Wendy Bryant
‘This Hearing Thing’ tells Wendy Bryant’s story, through a sequence of transcription poems, of what it was like to grow up with a hearing impairment, from her early school years onwards.
- Dan Dare Braces - by Allan Sutherland from the words of Peter Moore
Peter Moore tells his story of surviving abuse through the following sequence of transcription poems
- Transcription Poetry
Allan Sutherland discusses the form of 'Transcription poetry' - as a vehicle for documenting the lives of disabled people