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Posted: Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Access2Arts and the Adelaide City Council celebrate IDPwD

To celebrate International Day of People with Disabilities, Access2Arts in partnership with the Adelaide City Council together worked on a series of creative responses responding to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities. Deaf and disabled people were filmed reciting key articles from the UN convention, specifically...

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

The Australia Council’s million dollar commitment to artists with disability

A short-statured woman sleeps in front of a dollhouse filled with white boxes, lit from within by glowing lights.

Australia Council Chief Executive Officer Tony Grybowski announced the Australia Council will commit one-million dollars of funding to support the development Deaf and disabled artists, groups and organisations. Mr Grybowski said the decision to extend the dedicated arts and disability funding was made after a successful pilot was run earlier...

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...