I met with Ceri Hughes of Same But Different, a charity based in Delyn which raises awareness of disability and counteract prejudice through the use of the arts, and Gareth Hughes of National Lottery Wales.
Same But Different have been holding a series of exhibitions, one of which coincided with the new film highlighting facial disfigurement called ‘Wonder’. Same But Different held an exhibition at Cineworld, Broughton over Friday and Saturday (1-2 December) to raise further awareness.
Same but Different was established by photographer and marketing consultant Ceridwen Hughes (Ceridwen Hughes Photography). This project is personal to Ceridwen as her son, Isaac, has a rare syndrome called Moebius. From the moment Isaac was born she recognised that people made assumptions about him because of the way he looked and behaved. Having met many parents over the years who felt the same frustrations, she decided to use her skills to raise awareness of the people behind the conditions and counteract prejudice. Read more “Same But Different”