Dolly Sen is a writer, director, artist, filmmaker, poet, performer, playwright, mental health consultant, music-maker and public speaker. She has 8 published books since 2002; has taken on performance roles at The Young Vic, the Royal Festival Hall, and around Europe; undertaken a poetry tour; won a poetry award from Poet Laureate Andrew Motion; directed two plays and several TV films; and performed spoken word at City Hall and Oxford University.
Welcome to Neurodisney
15 March 2009
Hello there people, I know I have been slack in updating this blog, but the Neurodisney that is my madness can sometimes take you for a ride you don't want to go on. Or it is a wonderfully strange ride but there is no getting off and no seatbelts. My visual hallucinations at the moment are pretty horrible at the moment, a horror movie I am forced to watch again and again, turning my soul into a blackboard where every breath scratches its fingernails across it. Yes, I am feeling shit. But...
My Strange Nature
18 March 2009
My concentration is shit at the moment, but I am able to write lyrics here and there on napkins and envelopes. Of course, the songs reflect the haunting sunshine my mind seems to be currently burning with. I wrote the following on a Sainsbury till receipt: My strange nature My sunrises are made of bones My trees know how to bleed My rain kills butterflies I can fly but I will never be freed Clouds are slaughtered sheep And the wind are dreams without a home No one wants to hear my...
Dominatrix and Disabled?
23 March 2009
Allo there again, I know the title sounds like it should be on gumtree but this is not for personal reasons. Honest. Are there any Dominatrix and Disabled people out there? I want to make a short documentary on the subject, and am interested if anyone wants to share their story. Normal people are generally uncomfortable about disability and sexuality for some strange reason, well, accepting that, I want to push the boundaries even further and show that our sexual tastes are just as wide. I...
Comic relief anti-stigma film
27 March 2009
I was in Comic Relief's anti-stigma film that they showed on BBC. It was just a shame they showed it after midnight where not many people saw it. A few of my friends are also on the film, like Dawn Willis and Devon Marston. Here is the link ...