SAN ALLAND

WRITER, ARTIST, CURATOR

 

'I'm Not Your Inspiration 4:
Liz C.', 2015

 

The fourth installment of I'm Not Your Inspiration, Sandra's documentary series about queer and trans D/deaf and disabled artists in Scotland. Liz C., a singer-songwriter, tackles subjects including suicide, hospitalisation, depression and self-harm – but also has us rolling in the aisles with her unique humour. Captioned.

'A Conversation With... Nadia Nadarajah', 2017

 

One of five films Sandra co-created with Lisa Mattocks for Disability Arts Online's Viewfinder and SICK! Festival - interviewing disabled and D/deaf UK artists. Other films feature Robert Softley Gale, Bobby Baker, James (the Vacuum Cleaner) Leadbitter and Tanja Erhart. BSL with captions and voice over.

'Long Lost Lover by Bea Webster', 2017

 

A BSL film-poem by Sandra Alland and Ania Urbanowska, featuring Deaf poet Bea Webster. One of three poems created as part of Stairs and Whispers: D/deaf and Disabled Poets Write Back (Nine Arches Press, 2017). Find other poems from the book here. British Sign Language with captions and voice over. Silent version available.

Sandra has a short story commission in this anthology, about the 1920 Blind March on London, written in collaboration with blind historian Francis Salt. Click on the arrow for more info. Order now.

 

FILM PROJECTS (click on arrow to visit Vimeo channel)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Protest! Stories of Resistance (Comma Press, 2017)

RECORDINGS (SoundCloud)