Allan is a disabled writer, performance poet and standup, a leading figure in the Disability Arts Movement.
Posts by Allan Sutherland
Disability is not a spectator sport: the importance of art that reflects the experience of disabilityApril 4, 2016
Reflecting on Mind the Gap’s latest production, Contained, which tells the personal stories of its performers, Allan Sutherland argues that work which reflects disabled people’s experience of disability is essential to counter non-disabled narratives and assumptions. Contained is a sophisticated multi-media show, but at its core lies the performers’ personal experiences, ...