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Posted: Thursday 3 April, 2014

Contagion – connections

A photograph of Ashowka Chowta and Ad'm Martin laughing to camera at Contagion.

On a warm evening on the first day of April Access2Arts threw open the doors of The Mill for the inaugural Contagion, our quarterly gathering and networking event for Deaf and disabled artists, art workers and their allies – and it was no joke. After a short welcome by Access2Arts...

Posted: Thursday 29 August, 2013

Access2Arts’ Gaelle Mellis wins Creative Partnerships Award

Gaelle Mellis and another woman stand and display their award.

We are delighted to congratulate Access2Arts'  Gaelle Mellis on winning the Creative Partnerships Australia Arts Access Award for SA/NT for her 2012 production with Vitalstatistix of Take up thy bed and walk. These awards (previously the AbaF Awards) celebrate and honour successful and innovative relationships between arts, business and donors....

Posted: Monday 12 August, 2013

Finalist in the 2013 National Disability Awards!

A woman in a blue dress sits on an old cast-iron frame bed. The bed is made in white linon and there are two figures dressed in white sleeping one lyaying on the ground, the other on the bed.

Access2Arts has a lot to feel proud about as two of the three finalists in this year’s National Disability Awards feature the work of Access2Art’s own Gaelle Mellis! Announced at the end of July, the awards, now in their 7th year, celebrate the valuable contribution that individuals and organisations have made in...

Posted: Monday 19 November, 2012

Margin To Centre: Visionary Art – Featurette

Margin To Centre: Visionary Art was an exhibition of work by artists who are self-taught and developed their practices outside of mainstream art schools and galleries. Many of the artists have been marginalisation from society because of eccentricity, poverty or illness, or through institutionalisation in prisons and psychiatric hosptials. Although grouped...