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I was extremely happy to be invited to write a featured article review for Project Art Works, Illuminating the Wilderness film, by Kate Adams in late 2020. It’s also been encouraging to have my previous a-n blog post responding to […]
(Photo download from Project Art Works site) So Adrian Searle has written a review in the Guardian newspaper about the Jarman award 2020. Yesterday I made the mistake of logging onto Twitter on my lunch break, to find that Adrian […]
(Danny Smith in Flashback) The Shadowlight Artists are a collective of seven artists with learning disabilities, formed in 2009. They are supported, managed, and produced by Film Oxford. I’ve been lucky enough to work on Shadowlight projects since 2015, and […]
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From:November 15, 2020
To:November 12, 2021
Location:South East England
The emergency response, led by disabled people for disabled people working across the UK’s creative industries, will promote a sustainable future for disability and inclusive arts in the UK through and after the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Oxfordshire-based collective will celebrate 10 years since forming with a series of exhibitions across London and Oxford in autumn 2020.
Colin Hambrook, disabled artist and editor of Disability arts online, gathers a selection of quotes and advice about the practice and development of disability arts from artists, arts managers, curators, producers and gallery directors working within the sector.
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.
We are amidst a global mental health crisis. To bring about policy and culture change, we must think outside the pillbox. Through an ACE-funded Unlimited commission #MagicCarpet, we argue for ‘lofty arts’ in effecting cultural change in mental health.
Earlier this year I did a Clore Intensive – a 2-week residential course for leaders in the cultural sector. This course has allowed me to think differently about things. About many things in fact, particularly to do with leadership and […]
The artist and writer will receive a £10,000 bursary from disability-led arts organisation Shape Arts and undertake a three-month residency at Baltic, Gateshead.
A recent event at MAC in Birmingham brought practitioners and curators together to interrogate ‘the (in)visibility of disabled artists’. Anneka French reports on a productively critical discussion.
From:November 01, 2018
To:November 11, 2018
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Steven Parissien to step down as director of Compton Verney Art Gallery; Scientists explain clouds in Edvard Munch’s The Scream as unusual meteorological condition; Cleveland College of Art and Design becomes The Northern School of Art; The Brooklyn Historical Society remembers 9/11 with an artist’s live-stream of the attack.
A new partnership between Dash and Arnolfini, MAC Birmingham and Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art will offer residencies for curators who identify themselves as disabled.
The largest supporter of disabled artists worldwide announces its latest round of awards with 13 artists receiving a total of £120,000 to develop new work and ideas.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Sonia Boyce speaks out about Hylas and the Nymphs controversy ahead of Manchester Art Gallery retrospective; Nesta recommends arts organisations should create a ‘culture of digital experimentation’; London-based arts and textile tutor named ‘world’s best teacher’.
The London-based artist will receive a £10,000 bursary from disability-led arts organisation Shape Arts and undertake a three month residency at Pallant House Gallery and the University of Chichester in 2018.
Aidan Moesby has just finished a tour of festivals in the north of England, using his new weather-based installations to test responses, locations and situations for visual arts in festival contexts. Trish Wheatley talks to the artist about this work and how it sits with his practice.
The commissioning and awards programme that aims to embed work by disabled artists within the UK and international cultural sectors has announced the recipients of its 2017 awards.
From:March 22, 2017
To:March 23, 2017
The disability-led arts organisation appoints creative director and filmmaker David Hevey as its new chief executive as current CEO Tony Heaton steps down after nearly ten years in the role.
The arts commissioning programme for disabled artists has announced 60 projects shortlisted for its latest round of commissions and awards.