Jamie Hale Blog

A white person with dark red hair sits in a black electric wheelchair against a black background. They are wearing pink jeans and a leopard print jacket

CRIPtic & NOT DYING

I’m very excited to tell you that I’ll be bringing my solo show to the Barbican on the 11th and 12th October 2019, and curating a showcase of disabled artists to accompany it – see the CRIPtic website (link) I...

A black and white image showing a London double-decker bus. The ramp is out, and a white person in an electric wheelchair is driving down the ramp forwards

Verbal Scripts for Unwanted Offers of Help

I can’t leave the house without encountering disableism. People always presume I’m needy, childlike, tragic, dependent. They speak past me, speak over me, and ignore me. Rarely does anyone engage with me as an independent adult, unless to ask questions...