British Sign Language Tour: Moving Bodies, Moving Images

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    Photo Credit: Hannah Burton

Past Event

This event was on Saturday 5 November | 2pm

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British Sign Language Tour: Moving Bodies, Moving Images

Sat 5 November | 2pm | Free

Join us for a BSL tour of Moving Bodies, Moving Images led by Chisato Minamimura, who will share personal reflections on the exhibition.   

This tour is designed for Deaf and Hard of Hearing users of BSL.   

To book your free place, please email 

About Chisato Minamimura

Chisato Minamimura is a Deaf performance artist and art guide born in Japan and now based in London. She trained at Trinity Laban in London, and holds a BA in Japanese Painting and a MA from Yokohama National University. She has created, performed and taught dance and movement in over 40 locations across 20 countries, with various performance projects including 3 years (2003 to 2006) as a company member of Candoco Dance Company.   

She approaches choreography from her unique perspectives as a Deaf artist, creating what she calls ‘visual sound / music’. Her practice combines work in visual sound / music, Sign Mime, BSL art guide, digital and performance to explore human sensory experience. Her work has been supported by Arts Council England, British Council, Unlimited, Wellcome Trust and Disability Arts Online.