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Posted: Wednesday 9 September, 2020

A flamboyant response to social-distancing!

Four pink crocheted flamingos appear againt a blue and green background suggesting a waterhole.

flamboyance (/flamˈbɔɪəns/) noun: the tendency to attract attention because of one's exuberance, confidence, and stylishness. the quality of being bright, colourful, and very noticeable. a group of flamingos. The COVID19 crisis has shaken many in our communities, particularly its Deaf and disabled members. People are feeling alone but fearful of...

Posted: Friday 28 August, 2020

Missed the Thank Forum for Disabled Writers? Listen to this!

Thank Forum for Disabled Writers Moderator and Panellists (L to R) Jessica Alice, Kate Larsen, Carly Findlay and Gaele Sobott.

Developing a career as a writer can be hard. As part of Access2Arts' Thank driting development project for emerging disabled writer, we hosted the 'Thank Forum for Disabled Writers' where four writers shared their thoughts on developing as a disabled writer. Now, Access2Arts has turned their presentations into four podcasts...

Posted: Sunday 26 July, 2020

The Beats Crew EP release!

In front of a yellow background, members of the beats crew strike hip hop dance poses. 'Beats Crew EP' is written in handwritten text in the top right hand corner.

Last year, Access2Arts challenged our Beats Crew to push themselves using the skills they have learnt from the Beats Workshops, funded by the City of Unley.  What resulted was an EP of 9 tracks under the guidance of their tutors MC ME and DJ Tr!p.   We are very excited...

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...