The Weekly Blog
According to MICHAEL UNIACKE, Melbourne’s recent Flow Festival of deaf arts could turn out to be a milestone moment for Australia’s deaf community YOU KNOW AN ARTS FESTIVAL is going really well when the organisers and volunteers tell you about the various hiccups and stuff ups. One week after Melbourne’s Flow Festival of deaf arts, […]
In the sci-fi horror film A Quiet Place, alien creatures with supersonic hearing slaughter humans if they make a noise. MICHAEL UNIACKE says that while the film is more about the nature of noise, deafness is an intriguing sideshow that indirectly saves the world. WHEN THE EARLY SEQUENCES of a film reveal that one of […]
What people are saying…
“Uniacke wants to get across basic facts about the history of Deaf culture — including the very fact that there is a long standing history."
Mike Northen – Wordgathering
“The book does contain beautiful evocations of what it’s like not to hear fully and not fit in as a result. "
Raymond Luczak – Wordgathering
Did Henry Lawson create idyllic scenes of yarns around campfires because he was deaf and could not take part in them? IF HENRY Lawson was alive today, what would he say at a press conference? For … Read On...