Corina Duyn is a Dutch born artist and writer. She has lived in Ireland for the past thirty years. Twenty two years ago her life changed dramatically due to the onset of the disabling condition Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME).

Corina’s creativity is informed by the experience of life with chronic illness/Disability. She has had several solo exhibitions in Ireland and has self-published four books.

In 2016 she completed an ‘Artist in the Community Project’ with members of the Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA). “Life Outside the Box- Puppet Project.”

Her latest work ‘Invisible Octopus’ website https://www.corinaduyn.com/site/poem/  is a poem, a story, an animation of a life triumphant under the weight of illness. Words and images are her lifeline to connect with the world beyond the walls of her home. This work was a direct result of a mentoring bursary from Arts & Disability Ireland, with Emma Fisher.

Corina continues to share her experiences through online lectures and in written submissions. Her work has been widely published and cited.

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