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As well as being the director of DAO, Trish is also the project manager and co-producer for Freewheeling, the organisation producing Sue Austin's Unlimited commission 'Creating the Spectacle!' Here she blogs about her experiences of this ambitious, underwater wheelchair project.

We Created a Spectacle! Part 2

17 September 2012

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'Creating the Spectacle!' performance poster

The following day we realised it had captured the imagination of people all over the world as Sue was inundated with requests for interviews. Gillian Taylor and Claire Bromley of Arts Council South West did a sterling job of co-ordinating the media interest whilst allowing Sue the important time to prepare for the second and final performance. The Friday performance was much smoother and I was able to watch from in the water. The lighting was truly stunning. No rest for the wicked and at 6am...

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We Created a Spectacle! Part 1

7 September 2012

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'Creating the Spectacle!' performance poster

It has been a whirlwind of rehearsals, logistical preparation, unexpectedly high levels of media interest, nervous, exciting and emotional performances and recognising that 'Creating the Spectacle!' is much bigger than any of us had anticipated. It has been such a hectic time that this blog has simply had to wait while we make quick financial decisions and prepare for this unique series of events that have pushed all of the Freewheeling team to the limits both physically and...

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