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Tag: Sign Language

  • A wall poem: the deaf way

    A wall poem: the deaf way

    October 14, the world’s first sign language wall poem was revealed in Leiden. This blog started from things I learned that day about the powerful messages communicated through SL poetry and the demand for recognition that you can ‘see’ between the lines.
  • Deaf CommuniGAYtion

    Deaf CommuniGAYtion

    Following our previous blogpost on Deafies in Drag, this time we explore the ways in which sign language and its education interact with perspectives on LGBT within the Deaf community.
  • Sail a Boat on Finger Waves

    Sail a Boat on Finger Waves

    When I saw a sign language poem for the first time, I felt gooseflesh rise and prickle my skin. In this blogpost I explore the origin and history of this modern art form.