See Me Through My Hands

In 2020 and 2021, Writers SA presented ‘Deaf Storytellers Live’ and ‘See Me Through My Hands’ at Adelaide Writers Week – performances featuring emerging writers from the Deaf community telling stories in Auslan.

Thank you to the writers – Stuart Anderson, Joanna Agius OAM, Debra Swann, Paul Bartlett, Samantha Wilson, Sophia Borick and Kate Frost, mentors Manal Younus, Hannah Kent, Jared Thomas and Sean Williams, facilitator Indigo Eli and our team of interpreters Jade-Thelda Cleasby, Benji Hoopmann, Heather Loades, Chelsea Turner, Amber Venner, Mike Webb.

In 2022, Writers SA held a ‘See Me Through My Hands’ showcase event featuring Deaf writers telling stories in Auslan, featuring Stuart Anderson, Leigh-Anne Edwards, Samantha Wilson, Joanna Agius OAM, Beverley Cearns, Debra Swan, Katrina Parker, William Maggs and Shadrach Graham-Sales.

Supported by Aesop Foundation and City of Adelaide.

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