Music at the blink of an eye
'I just use technology to express myself,' says James Brosnan, seen here at his home in Kilbarrack with Colm Ó Snodaigh of Kíla.
Photograph: Frank Miller
An imaginative use of technology has allowed James Brosnan to use his laptop to jam with musicians – despite having cerebral palsy and being in a wheelchair, writes SIOBHÁN LONG
‘LIFE IS A PARADOX – the opposites between life and death, ability and disability, and technology and solitude.” James Brosnan, journalist, activist and music fanatic muses about the pros and cons of finding himself immersed in technology. Having cerebral palsy, being a wheelchair user and being unable to speak have done little to halt his gallop through the world of assistive technology: everything from communication devices to countless computers and the odd power wheelchair.
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