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Bus Lane Archaeology

A conversation about the exhibition with Nicole Mollett and the artists Sew N Sew, Mary Hearne and Jakub Rokita.

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Resource Guide

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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UNION 3 (Manchester) – The Saturday

Saturday morning kicked off at the Green Fish Resource Centre with the theme of Working From Within. This weekend would be about using ones own lived experience to inform ways of working. Fellow UNIONITES from the North West gave their […]

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Three Potters

What a time to be alive, my friends!   Shinichi Sawada Untitled (72), 2018. Photo by Ellie Walmsley, from JenniferLaurenGallery.com   The internet was not around when I was just a grubby urchin clambering through the rock pools of Hunstanton, […]

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Now Showing #296: The week’s top exhibitions

A selection of recommended shows, including: an exhibition of sculptural work about memory at Worthing Museum and Gallery, a career-spanning overview of Venezuela-born painter Luchita Hurtado at Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London, plus a new installation from Turner Prize-winning artist Martin Boyce on the Isle of Bute, Scotland.

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Talk @ The Tate!

Tomorrow it will be four weeks since I delivered a presentation on my practice at the Tate Modern as part of Shape Arts’ Flux/Us: Be part of the art event at the Tate Exchange. Usually, I would write something almost […]

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Emergence Bursary Programme

This blog reflects the posts I write for Disability Arts Online where I write about my experiences as an Emergence Bursary Recipient.

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Residencies: Visual Arts in Rural Communities

Visual Arts in Rural Communities hosts residencies in the remote hill-farming area of Tarset in Northumberland. In August 2018, the organisation piloted its first residency for a disabled artist. Lydia Ashman speaks to Project Director Janet Ross and artist, curator and disability advocate Aidan Moesby about the development of the pilot and its impact on the organisation’s programme.

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Residencies: The Art House

Based in Wakefield, visual arts development agency The Art House continually explores ways to work with artists who face barriers to their practice. Its residency programme supports artists at different stages of their career and is shaped around individuals’ needs. Lydia Ashman speaks to Programme Producer Simon Boase and artist Rosanne Robertson about the tailored support the organisation provides to artists.

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Four and a half years and it’s gone in a flash

The morning of 8th of September saw me in london for the Unlimited Festival at Southbank – a festival highlighting the best in disability arts and performance – mostly from commissioned work by Unlimited. But I had other things on […]

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It’s been a long journey..

Four and a half years to be precise. Back in 2014 I received a small project grant from Creative Case North to work on a collaborative project. I wanted to place a disabled artist with an organisation to be able […]

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‘Unexpected Engagement’ @ Artlink…

Jason Wilsher-Mills’ exhibition Unexpected Engagement marks the end of his year-long Square Peg residency at ArtLink Community Arts Centre.  Having met Jason at Hull’s Disability Arts Network (DAN) meetings last year, and hearing his passionate advocacy for the inclusion of […]

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The Turning Year

As is traditional for me I had a fire to mark the turning of the year. 2017 slips quietly into 2018. The snow of the previous day had melted. A bright moon lit the clear sky.. As part of the […]

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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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