A blog written by Freelance Artist, Raising the Bar Project lead and Neurodiversity in Arts Consultant Gaia Redgrave focussing on access in the arts for those who are neurodiverse and/or disabled. This blog is intended as a resource for artists, organisations and funders alike.
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# Flaunt It was an exhibition at Arches Studios, Southampton conceived in the Summer of 2019 by Tony Spencer & Peter McGinnis and featuring Jilly Evans. The artists presented a visual commentary on current society including feminist issues, disability, humanity, […]
Date:March 13, 2020 at 10:30 AM
Location:South West England
A conversation about the exhibition with Nicole Mollett and the artists Sew N Sew, Mary Hearne and Jakub Rokita.
From:November 20, 2019
To:November 21, 2019
Location:South East England
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.
Anna Berry continues her reflections on a curatorial residency at Midlands Arts Centre, in partnership with DASH. In this piece – co-published with Disability Arts Online – she gets her hands dirty and starts to learn some of the tricks of the trade.
In the first of a series of articles co-published with Disability Arts Online, artist Anna Berry writes about becoming DASH curator-in-residence at Midlands Arts Centre.
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 […]
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, […]
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.
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 […]
This blog reflects the posts I write for Disability Arts Online where I write about my experiences as an Emergence Bursary Recipient.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
So it falls to me to sift though the footage and see what shape it suggests. I work through my usual method, which is to cherry pick all the material I feel might be useful. I make long timelines of […]
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 […]
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 […]
ACE commissioned research report with the aim of improving ACE’s understanding of disabled people’s experience in the arts and cultural workforce; and identifying actions to reduce barriers.
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 […]
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 […]