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Posted: Thursday 16 July, 2015

Audio description takes access out of this world

A photograph of the planet Pluto, a grey and white orb against pitch black space.

While the world was abuzz with the passage of NASA's 'New Horizons' satellite by our solar system's furthest planet, Access2Arts Audio Describer, Will McRostie, was approached by Triple J to describe the event to listeners. Following the appearance of Describer, Lara Torr, on the nations your radio broadcaster to speak about...

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: Thursday 5 February, 2015

This Beauty and the Beast has nothing to do with Disney!

A bare shouldered man and wiman lay on a bed of rose petals.

The Adelaide Festival of Arts is proud to be considered a national leader in arts accessibility. This year it is introducing a new access initiative: a relaxed performance during the season of theatre show Beauty and the Beast. One of the stars of the show is Mat Fraser. He’s one...

Posted: Wednesday 15 October, 2014

SASVI student’s review of 13-storey treehouse

A child's drawing on orange paper depicting two figures running under the watch of a giant red eye.

In July students from South Australian School for Vision Impaired attended a performance of The 13-storey Treehouse, an adaptation of Andy Griffiths’ and Terry Denton’s best-selling book that tells the story of two boys and their adventures in their 13-storey treehouse. The boys, their friends and their amazing treehouse, including a...