Getting Personal with Pierce Starre

This time, presenter Deepa Shastri meets performance artist and CODA Pierce Starre. [Note: this programme mentions bullying.]

28m 18s

Interview programme.  In this episode of Getting Personal, Deepa Shastri meets Pierce Starre, a performance artist who is also a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults.  As the mother of a CODA, Deepa is interested in how Pierce uses his childhood experiences in his art – and how he seeks to use art to inform people about the Deaf community.  Deepa is surprised to discover that Pierce, who is hearing and fluent in BSL, feels stuck between the Deaf and hearing worlds.  Produced and directed by Cathy Heffernan; a Drummer TV production for BSLBT

Were you affected by this programme?  UK information: You can email SignHealth at to ask for information about support in BSL, or click here to see their website.  You can also send a text message to Shout, the UK’s first free 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis - click here to see their website. 



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