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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...

Posted: Thursday 16 July, 2015

Audio Describing A New Music CD

Emma Bennison sits beneath a bright spotlight within an otherwise dark room. She sits at a piano and sings into a microphone.

Guest Blogger: Emma Bennison I will be known to some of you as the Co-CEO of Arts Access Australia, but as as I have said previous blog, I am also a singer/song-writer. My new album, “Fine Line” is making history because I made it to be accessible to people who are blind or Deaf. The...

Posted: Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Chris Dyke and Dance North

Chris Dyke and Kyle Page smile to the camera.

Guest Blogger: Chris Dyke Chris Dyke has a history of dance performance, most recently with Restless Dance Theatre. He enjoys an ongoing mentorship with Kyle Page, Artistic Director and Dancer with Dancenorth, QLD. Chris talks about his recent week-long  development with Kyle in Townsville. I worked with my mentor Kyle Page, Artistic...

Posted: Tuesday 5 May, 2015

This Isn’t Disneyland

On a candy-pink background, a dolls head sits in a puddle of black ink. The words Sisters of Invention - DEbut album launch sit above the head in black ink.

While lighting dolls on fire, The Sisters of Invention are making an impact internationally as the world’s first girl band living with learning disability.  “The Sisters Of Invention differ from what your average listener or viewer might expect of a 'disabled band'", said Clem Blastow, Daily Life – Fairfax Media....