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Posted: Monday 15 June, 2015

Nothing says it more than a poem

Sandy Jeffs stands holding her head in her hands as she looks out at the viewer

When Sandy Jeffs was diagnosed with schizophrenia it was not the end of the world, in fact it was actually the start of her writing career. Yet her aspirations to write started in high school when she was introduced to TS Elliott. It fuelled a dream that she now lives. “When I...

Posted: Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Pop-up Portrait Studio

A 6-year old boy holds a placard with the words "children with disability have access to play" written on it.

Access2Arts, in partnership with the Adelaide City Council, set up a Pop-up Portraiture Studio in Adelaide's Rundle Mall on Thursday 16 October 2014. We invited both people with disability and  friends to be part of a photographic series of images to celebrate the 2014 International Day of People with Disability. http://vimeo.com/113345674#t=0s...

Posted: Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Locative Literature

A workshop participant sticks a story to a manhole cover in the middle of the road.

In October, Access2Arts hosted Melbourne artist, poet and writer, Matt Blackwood as part of its artist-in residence project aimed at introducing new forms of literary arts practice to Deaf and disabled artists. Locative Literature is about writing, be it poems, prose, quotes, or verse, about a specific location and secreting...

Posted: Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Calls out for photo project participants

A girl sits in a pink party dress with balloons falling around her.

Access2Arts and the Adelaide City Council are seeking subjects to strike a pose in a pop-up Portrait Studio in Rundle Mall to help celebrate International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). The pop-up studio will be at the corner of...