Push. Oh wait, Pull.
Jon gave me a prompt to 'acrobatically' push on a pull door.
This is what I came up with.
This project is teaching me a lot about what defines disability and how people live with chronic illnesses.
I imagine to live with a chronic illness or with a disability in a world where they are socially determined, life would consistently feel like your pushing on a pull door. You're always putting in more effort to get the same result. You're tiring yourself out for the same outcome everyone else has.
Small thoughts for a much larger topic needing to be addressed.
If you're keen to learn more about disability, here is a link to Project LETS Disability Justice
Song: Falaise by Floating Points
[Video description: Emily is doing various acrobatic movements, using a closed door as a counterweight. She is in a room with a whiteboard, wedge and scattermats in the background. The door is grey and the walls are also grey panels. She is wearing a black t-shirt with white writing with blue and black leggings. Her dark curly hair is tied back in a ponytail.]