Whether you are a musician, poet or puppeteer, expressing yourself through a body devastated by Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is suddenly an impossible feat – and an improbable opportunity.
#MEAction is excited to announce the launch of a virtual concert called #Bedfest on May 6th to showcase the experience of living with ME as expressed through song, spoken word, poetry or silent expression in the form of a short video clip or photo. #MEAction will showcase the videos on our website as part of a virtual concert on May 6th, leading up to the international day of awareness for ME on May 12th when cities across Europe will hold #MillionsMillions rallies.
#Bedfest was inspired by meeting musician and ME sufferer, Kaeley Pruitt-Hamm, who has recorded an EP Hi From Pillows from her bed, which she will debut in May. Read about Kaeley’s journey here. #Bedfest is also inspired by Bedstock, a virtual concert where musicians performed from their beds to honor children who are stuck in their beds from illness.
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