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It may End but it won’t be Over

Yesterday I was in London. A small amount of snow brought the city into a state of chaos. It makes me laugh. It was hardly anything. Last year I was in Helsinki. Minus 26 degrees of Celsius. Everything was still […]

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Centre of Attention

An enduring and disturbing memory from the Body Extended exhibition (2016, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds), was that of disembodied prosthetics, objectified, separated and observed. The sense of the artificial limb (or disabled ‘part’) being the only thing that is engaged with is […]

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So much more than just weather

The weather is a great leveller. It doesn’t care how rich you are, your class, race, creed, gender or what ever people identify themselves as and by. True enough, a lot of people don’t really notice the weather or aren’t […]

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Hosting

How many times have we heard “Pop by, it would be lovely to see you”? Probably almost as many as the “How are you?’ which is often said and frequently not meant as the greeter moves on to the next […]

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It’s not always about money

It seems ages ago I received notification of being awarded an a-n Professional Development Bursary. Back in March life seemed so different. I was going through the “Famine of Freelance” – you know – that thing no one really talks […]

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Clouds

Researching the potential of digital technology to develop my practice.

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A shocking realisation after constant looking

I have been trying out a different approach to researching in the archives. Rather than spending my time reading and studying at the Cathedral I have been photographing the items and then reading and studying them at home and in […]

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Entering competitions

In lots of advice as artists you find out as you become an artist the ways and whys of how to get ones work seen and shown, and recognised. What I am sure of is that my work is messy, […]

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I am an Artist, Survivor and a Believer

Progress from fledgling artist this is me moving forward and onward with a better focus on what and where I want and deserve to be, I believe in me, I believe in you, I believe art can make a difference….

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Tony Heaton: Great Britain from a wheelchair, 1994, constructed from two ex-ministry Vessa wheelchairs. Courtesy: Colin Hambrook
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Disability arts as practice

Colin Hambrook provides an introduction to the history of, and current practices in the field of disability arts, including an overview of key organisations that support disabled visual artists.

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The Shortlist – Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary

This exhibition in Hull, showing as part of Artlink’s Square Peg programme from 8th April to 13th May 2017, features work by artists shortlisted for the Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary. The bursary is an annual award made by Shape Arts in memory […]

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Curating Disability

Aidan Moesby works extensively in arts and health – particularly where wellbeing intersects with technology. Here he reflects on his experience of being Curator and Artist within a Disability Context

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Funding for Residency

I have been offered a residency in Iceland, but I don’t think I can accept it, because I don’t know how to get funding to go. Does anybody have any advice?

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Admit it.

I have decided to do some V-logging in YouTube, on top of all my blogs. This is proving to be very soul-bearing at the moment as I am going through an absolute low with my Bipolar Disorder. Its horrendous the […]

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Unlimited announces new commissions

Nine new commissions by some of the UK’s most talented disabled artists have been announced by Unlimited, the three-year programme that supports artists with disabilities to produce and show ambitious work.

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