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Joel Simon
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Unlimited: looking for allies to promote great work by disabled artists

Disabled artists organisation Shape and Artsadmin have been awarded £1.5million by Arts Council England to deliver Unlimited, a new three-year programme of commissions. With the launch of its Unlimited Allies scheme, it’s now looking for help and support so that the scheme can deliver a long-term legacy.

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Motion Disabled
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Motion Disabled

Motion Disabled is a digital exploration of the bodies of people who are physically different.

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Camp Dag
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Aspire to inspire

It’s sixteen years since the Disability Discrimination Act came into force; so are disabled artists more in the mainstream now, or have the goal posts just moved sideways asks Emma Geliot.

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The Miraculous Draught of Fishes (Hampton Court Palace 2008)
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Creative focus

Over seventy creative and cultural industries specialists participated in CreativeAmbition 2, the annual professional development event of the CreativePeople network.

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Portrait of Adam Reynolds c. 1983
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Memorial bursary

Adam Reynolds was a remarkable and inspiring individual. Soon after birth he was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy leaving him with a physical disability.

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Disability equality duty

In December 2006, the UK government passed the Disability Discrimination Act. This requires all public bodies, including local authorities, educational institutions and others, to take proactive and mature approaches to meeting the social needs of disabled people, moving beyond a […]

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To be or not to be

Last year FASED hosted a panel discussion about the place of disability in creative identity.

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Disability initiatives

With new elements of the Disability Discrimination Act due to become law in October 2004, artists and arts organisations need to be considering in earnest the changes they will need to effect in their practices and communications. The act sets […]

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Bathroom
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Professional development moves

Between October and December last year, Shape ran a unique training programme for eight disabled artists entitled In the Picture. The course aimed to raise awareness about professional development, enabling artists to learn practical skills, develop opportunities to sell and […]

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