Deaffest 2017 Programme

PROGRAMME

D-PAN Presentation by Sean Forbes

Deaf Performing Arts Network presentation by Sean Forbes

Date: Saturday 13th May 2017

Location: Studio Cinema, Light House Media Centre, Wolverhampton WV1 1HT

Times: 11.30am – 12.30pm

Who is Sean Forbes? He’s from Detroit, he’s a musician, an entertainer and is the co-founder of D-PAN, the nonprofit organisation that has been making music accessible to the deaf community in American Sign Language for 10 years. He released a music album with the same label that produced Eminem, and he has danced with Marlee Matlin. A little over a year ago he started DPAN.TV, The Sign Language Channel, which has created a central location for sign language videos and a news programme called DTV News, featuring Deaf News Anchors. Recently he also started his own record label called Two Blown Speakers….. if Sean Forbes can do all this, just think what you could achieve!

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