Deaf Poet Richard Carter will be performing at Deaffest 2019 on Saturday 18th May.
Richard is one of the UK’s foremost Deaf BSL poets with many original sign language poems, stories and performances to his name.
He teaches poetry to Deaf and hearing adults and children across the UK. He has performed his own poetry at a range of events including the Bristol Sign Poetry Festival and has mentored children who participated in the Life & Deaf project in 2006 and 2011.
He is currently a research consultant on an Arts and Humanities Research Council project that explores the use of metaphor within creative sign language.