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Liz Porter has been awarded ACE G4A funding to research and develop ‘Learning to See’. Over the next 6 months Liz will work with a great creative team to explore a myriad of ways to bring the story of her life to ‘life’ through sound, music, film visual arts and creative access.

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26 March 2014


photo of performer Liz Porter, wearing sight aids and carrying a white cane, set against a red brick wall

A lot has happened in the last couple of months, heading in the right direction, but a long way to go… Part of the research and development strand for ‘Learning to See’ is to work with an established writer through New Writing South’s Writer’s Mentoring scheme. I’ve got four sessions with Mark Hewitt. A key aim being to end up with a good ‘draft’ rehearsal script and sketched ideas on how the other arts disciplines; film, sound and musical input...

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