Imagine Me Wollongong Project
The Imagine Me project is an innovative creative awareness-raising project for people who are living with a spinal cord injury.
The Imagine Me Wollongong project was a collaboration between lead artist Sue Murray and a group of 6 individuals living with spinal cord injury.
This project took place at the Spinal Cord Injury Australia office in Wollongong Central in October 2014
This project was funded by a Delineate Grant. Delineate is an initiative of Accessible Arts in partnership with The Campaign sponsored by NSW Government, Department of Family & Community Services, Ageing, Disability, and Home Care.
Testimonial Sharon wife of Simon 2014
It’s been so good to see the progress of these workshops. From the initial reluctance of some participants to have a photo taken to fully engaging with the concept and the expressions in the final images.
Testimonial Richard 2014
When I heard this course was going to happen I couldn't wait for it to start, I have always enjoyed creating things were to be both are whether it be creating things on my computer or out things around me. Funnily enough in regards to photography I had already been through an exhaustive search of technology to allow me to use a digital SLR camera & it was quite simple to achieve in the end. I really love what you are able to with an image with Photoshop! Transforming your image into a mythological creature "The Human Dragon"
I think everybody with a disability should be able to access this workshop it was a great learning curve for me, Sue the workshop facilitator was an absolute dream to work with, her vast knowledge of photography and Photoshop showed me a lot of things I didn't know were available within the software of Photoshop.
I continue to support the Imagine Me project by investigating new equipment that enhances accessibility and working to resolve technical problems by exploring and testing solutions together with Sue. We have successfully found solutions to technical problems with accessible keyboards and photoshop shortcuts by posting questions on photoshop forums and then working together to find the solutions. We also continue to explore creative ideas and share those with the growing Imagine Me creative community on facebook and the Imagine Me website.