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Dolly Sen is a writer, director, artist, filmmaker, poet, performer, playwright, mental health consultant, music-maker and public speaker. She has 8 published books since 2002; has taken on performance roles at The Young Vic, the Royal Festival Hall, and around Europe; undertaken a poetry tour; won a poetry award from Poet Laureate Andrew Motion; directed two plays and several TV films; and performed spoken word at City Hall and Oxford University.

Dolly Sen Short Circuits

16 September 2013


Upload Your Soul

I was at the Short Circuit event at the lighthouse in Brighton last week, as part of the Brighton Digital Arts Festival. Short Circuit is an Arts Council initiative that brings together disabled artists and digital twiddlers to collaborate on a range of projects exploring this interface. The project is curated by Jo Verrent and Sarah Pickthall.  My idea was to put an internet site through the experience of psychosis. It came from doing my Barbican-commissioned film, where I made...

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