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Autograph Panel Transcript

I was delighted to be invited to be part of an Autograph panel last night, to talk about neurodiverse art collectives. It was an event organised around the brilliant Sharif Persaud’s exhibition at Autograph called Have You Ever Had. The following is […]

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A Book of Boué’s

Neurophototherapy has been full of delightful surprises, not least that the maker phase – supposedly occurring at the beginning of the project – has continued throughout it. Immersing myself in the collage community on Instagram has given me a whole […]

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Thinking aloud

  So I’m mulling things over. At this point in the global pandemic almost everything looks different, and I’m really beginning to sense that the Arts are opening up to neurodivergent creatives in ways that were previously unimaginable. For the […]

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Origin Story

Image description: Head and shoulders shot of Sonia Boue as an adult, holding a vanity mirror over her face. The back of the mirror has been collaged with spliced photographs of Sonia’s face as an adult and child. I’m delighted […]

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Let’s talk about access

Image description: Sonia Boue is a white middle aged woman, wearing a black jumper and black rimmed glasses. She has short cropped hair and the photograph shows her using a brush and mirror set which has been collaged with photographs […]

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Neurodiversity and accessibility in creative practice.

When researching neurodiversity and art, the subject of access to funding came up for me. The application for funding documents a process that is often very challenging for the neurodiverse creative. Laura Dobbs, in her blog https://rachel.we-are-low-profile.com/blog/ July 2016) talks […]

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Neurodiversity and Disability Access in the Visual Arts

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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Art et al.

New international digital platform Art et al., showcasing curated work by neurodiverse artists from across the UK and Australia, launched on April 14
The website features new commissions and conversations between artists from supported studios, peers and arts professionals

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Neurophototherapy R&D funding

I’m somewhat overawed to be supported by Arts Council England for my new R&D project, Neurophototherapy! This time I haven’t rushed onto social media immediately to announce my good news. It’s taken a few days to process what I want […]

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Illuminating the Arts Sector?

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 […]

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Illuminating the Wilderness

(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 […]

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LUMINOUS Artists

(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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What does autistic professional art practice look like?

(This photograph was taken during my commission by Aidan Moesby for the Thresholds Online Exhibition at MIMA, but doesn’t form part of the final selection for my photographic series Safe as Houses.)    How does it feel to be an […]

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TRANSCRIPT: 10 Reasons to Collaborate with Neurodiverse & Creative Allies

This is the transcript for a Lecture & Masterclass to be held at Frankfurt University Hospital.With the COVID-19 crisis, I reframed my talk to the criticality for scientists to work with creative & neurodiverse allies. I invited all to join a new Network. We’re stronger together.

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Neurodivergence – language and social justice.

Photo credit Joel Chester Fildes Do you know how to use the terms neurodiverse and neurodivergent?  What’s in a word? What are four letters between friends, you might well ask. I myself am no fan of getting hot under the […]

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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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Statue First Day

This week I had my first meeting at The Orchards specialist school in Flixton, Trafford to talk about how to introduce and adapt Statue performance/workshop for the school setting. I specifically wanted to work with this school as it believes […]

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