Clarissa Hustler is the recipient of the 2022 Platform bursary, supported by b-side and Diverse City.
Clarissa is a disabled dance and aerial circus artist based in Dorset. As an alumni of Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists she has performed all over the country and abroad championing inclusion in the arts, including the opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympics games for the sailing events in Weymouth.
Clarissa has appeared in several films, in particular, “I come from” where she had the starring role reading her own poetry.
For b-side 2022
Clarissa will be joining artist and climber Penny Newell on the ‘Poetry Ledge’ to explore writing poetry as part of her practise as writer and performer.
Access support provided by Diverse City, www.diversecity.org.uk
Charity Number 1176855.