Apparently it’s important to blog. One must blog. Therefore: Here There Be Blog. I am currently working on a large installation in a shopping centre. It is my Magnum Opus. (Or at least the most magnum-opussy thing I’ve done so […]
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Artist. Hermit. Differently-abled.
26 disabled artists to be supported bringing ambitious new works to audiences across the UK.
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.
Artist Noemi Lakmaier is raising awareness, and money, for disability arts by spending four weeks painting shoes in a pop-space in the City of London. We pay her a visit to find out more.
Motion Disabled is a digital exploration of the bodies of people who are physically different.
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.
Builds on the case for diversity as culturally productive for artists, audiences and communities, and positions diversity as a way to increase the adaptive resilience of organisations, making them less vulnerable to unexpected change.
Over seventy creative and cultural industries specialists participated in CreativeAmbition 2, the annual professional development event of the CreativePeople network.
Adam Reynolds was a remarkable and inspiring individual. Soon after birth he was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy leaving him with a physical disability.
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 […]
Last year FASED hosted a panel discussion about the place of disability in creative identity.
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 […]
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 […]