"You, Me and Autism”

"You, Me and Autism” Colin Potsig Gosforth Civic Theatre 14th May - 22nd June. “We do have emotions, we just don’t show them.” One of the central features of autism is difficulty with communicating and forming relationships with other people - simply meeting someone’s gaze in a greeting can be overwhelming and cause enormous anxiety. As a photographer with autism, Colin Potsig has recently embarked on a project that challenges this characteristic of his condition in a surprising and direct way, through portraiture. His exhibition, ”You, Me and Autism”, originally opened at the Side Gallery, Newcastle on Saturday March 25th during World Autism Awareness Week. The exhibition was then brought