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Posted: Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Unlimited International Case Study 2017: Unfixed By Sarah Pickthall

Two photos of a young man who is a wheelchair user. He is wearing all black. I the first photo his arms are crossed on his lap. Printed in white on his t-shirt reads "cripple" in the second photo, his arms are down. This t-shirt reads "I am not sick"

In 2016 an Arts Council England Ambition for Excellence award, match funded by the British Council, enabled Unlimited to extend global influence, principally through co-commissions with non-UK based disabled artists. Unlimited recently commissioned case studies to extend the learning from this work. The first case study looks at Unfixed, a...

Posted: Thursday 19 January, 2017

Describing Audio Description

The 2016 Digital Writers' Festival featured a fantastic session called Describing Audio Description, featuring professional audio describers Will McRostie and Lara Torr talking all things AD.   The Digital Writers' Festival (DWF), brought to you by the Emerging Writers' Festival, is an annual celebration and inquiry into writers and writing...

Posted: Friday 11 November, 2016

Unfixed. A video by Watershed.

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Unfixed is a creative research project involving ten Australian and UK disabled artists investigating the intersection between arts, disability and technology. The artists spent two weeks exploring the notions of the 'fixed' and 'unfixed' body through the lens of art and creative technology during their first residency in Adelaide (November...

Posted: Thursday 20 October, 2016

Unfixed: the meeting point of art, disability and technology

a table littered with lego

Rachael Burton the coordinator for Watershed's creative technology and talent development projects writes about Unfixed 2.0. In September, we welcomed the Unfixed artists to spend a week in the Pervasive Media Studio to further investigate the notion of a ‘fixed’ and an ‘unfixed’ body. With the controversial ‘superhuman’ and ‘disabled’ rhetoric...

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