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  • Jess Thom speaking about ‘Art as Access’ Creative Connections 2016

    Jess Thom talking about her panel 'Art as Access' at Creative Connections 2016

    Art as Access
    Jess Thom has described the premiere of her award winning show “Backstage in Biscuit Land” at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014 as the catalyst that finally made her welcome as an audience member in theatres. Through her performance fellow artists understood her Tourettes, the invites flooded in and the whole Fringe programme was open to her. Jess Thom shares her experiences as an artist and what lead to her creation of “Backstage in Biscuit Land”.
    Followed by discussion chaired by Niamh Ni Chonchubhair, Programmer, axis:Ballymun

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