Video Credit: David Thomas Photography
Get Hip explores the humorous relationship between a deaf and an autistic individual and how this connection has helped form an infectious friendship. The piece will use elements of physical theatre and humour, whilst incorporating British Sign Language with Contemporary Dance to form the foundation of the piece.
Streamed via Dumfries & Galloway Arts live Festival Young Performers Group 2020 & 2021
Created with support from the Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival 2020
Get Hip: Love Micro Commission
Exploring what it means to be switched off. How can one switch off when they are programmed to switch on. This is a challenge many disabled people face. Overwhelming feelings from having this constant sense of 'on'. Working hard to keep up and fit in. We often find it difficult to Stop, Relax and Think. We find it difficult to express our feeling or understand our thoughts.
We want to share what this sense feels to us, whilst starting a conversation through movement. Sharing the space as friends, to create a sense of togetherness. Exploring what it means to show vulnerability.