The trailer from the homepage is one I created! If youre insterested in my other films then please see below!
'Listen Carefully' was created fully by myself. It allows the viewer to understand the life of an autstic person, both visually and audibly.
This piece is quite long and can be very difficult to watch. I would reccommend not watching if you are neurodivergent and/or react to flashing lights. If you are neurotypical then please take caution as I have found that even those who are not on the spectrum feel sick and dizzy. Please take my advice and stop when you feel these things.
This piece was intended to have negative side effect on the neurotypical as it was created to show what daily life is like for an autstic person. As someone on the spectrum I found this piece very difficult to create and to even watch as, everytime I did, I would either have a meltdown, feel sick and dizzy. It would knock me out of action for days as a time, taking almost half a year to finish!
My drive to keep going however, was to force neurotypical people to understand what life is actually like through my eyes. I didnt want to 'beat around the bush'. I wanted geniune reactions and feelings from my audience.
"In another thematic focus, a mix of music, film and discussion threw the spotlight on the power of creativity to inspire composers on the autistic spectrum. If Siobhan Dyson’s audio-visual Sound commission, Listen Carefully, was a super-sensory eye-opener into her personal perceptions of the world, her music also featured with other autistic composers "Ken Walton
This piece; Also very long; was created as part of the Cop26 talks taking place in glasgow. This piece was featured in RCS's portal, where it was streamed around the world. I decided to create a film which depicts the unusual ways in which humans have altered or destroyed aquatic life. This through either littering; swimming; fish keeping; fishing; drinking and exploration.
Created by myself (with a little help from mum's awesome filming) I decided to create a film as part of Cop26. As a lover of the ocean and aquatic life I decided to show the effects humans have had.
NSFW/TW depictions of sexual assault.
tHIS PIECE DETAILED THE EMOTIONS FELT AFTER BEING RAPED. i DECIDED TO COME OUT AS A VICTIM THROUGH THIS VIDEO AS i FELT IT WAS THEW ONLY WAY TO EXPRESS MY EMOTIONS. aLTHOUGH UPSETTING, i STILL BELIEVE TALKING ABOUT RAPE IS SHUNNED TO THIS DAY. eXPRESSING THESE EMOTIONS THROUGH FILM MAKING AND MUSIC HELPED ME HEAL AND GROW.