janine presents a workshop on Disability and Invisible Impairment, and contributes some poetry to the evening entertainment.
Poems about disability
Janine is one of four poets taking part in REaD Rhymes Live - Disability Arts, Survivors Poetry, with local poets and open mic
Venue: Karamel Restaurant, 6 Coburg Road, Wood Green, N22 6UJ
Restaurant opens at 7pm. Diners should call 020 8829 8989 for table reservations at this vegan restaurant/arts centre
You sit me on a chair that hurts
In a classroom full of noise and light
You put a pen in my wrong hand
And tell me that I have to write
You speak in terms that don't make sense
You write in symbols I can't see
You talk to everyone at once
You talk to everyone but me
Janine takes the Disaffected Middle-aged Women to this excellent event ...
Celebrating the culture and unique talents of people with invisible disabilities, such as autism, ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia and synaesthesia, this groundbreaking show will feature spoken word, comedy and live performance art by highly acclaimed artists with invisible disabilities.
Venue: Rich Mix London, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 6LA
Join Janine, Paul Wady, Alain English, Jason Why and possibly others for an evening of autistic entertainers asking for your solidarity no your sympathy.
The Disaffected Middle-aged Women will be featuring in Janine's performance.
Venue: Tea House Theatre, 139 Vauxhall Walk, London SE11 5HL
Janine joins fellow Aspies in delivering monologues by autistic people describing their experiences.
Expect some poetry too.
Venue: Tea House Theatre, Vauxhall
Janine will be both speaking and performing poetry at this event. Here is the blurb from the organisers ...