Kyra Pollitt

kyrapollitt@gmail.com


translator/interpreter

Translating and interpreting between English (L1) and British Sign Language (L2) in a range of contexts, including; the arts, politics, conference, education, employment, television and media, police and legal, community.

 

Qualifications

  • PhD 'Signart: (British) Sign Language Poetry as Gesamtkunstwerk', University of Bristol, 2014
  • MSc Interpreting in a European Context (EUMASLI), 2009
  • MA Language Studies, Lancaster University, 1999
  • Member of the Register of Sign Language Interpreters (MRSLI), 1990-present

artist/writer

Freelance outsider artist and writer, using acts of translation as resource to practise in a variety of media.

 

Qualifications

  • PhD 'Signart: (British) Sign Language Poetry as Gesamtkunstwerk', University of Bristol, 2014
  • Writing as Inquiry, Collective Biography, Narrative Interviewing, Autoethnography, Collective Biography, all at University of Bristol, 2011-2012
  • Certificate in Teaching English to Adults (CELTA), 2014
  • MA Language Studies, Lancaster University, 1999
  • BSc (Hons) Economic and Social History, University of Bristol, 1985

kyrapollitt@gmail.com