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Posted: Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Sync Leadership Training

An image of a black board with words; Leadership, Drive change, Motivate, Create, Communicate circled and connected by lines.

The Australia Council is inviting applications from Australian cultural leaders and influencers with disability to participate in an intensive leadership development residency being held take place in Sydney from 22-26 October 2014. The 
Sync Leadership residency is a programme for up to 12 people with disability designed to take the...

Posted: Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Under the Covers: The Perils of (Literary) Stereotypes

With only three-weeks to go before UK artist, consultant and producer Jo Verrent arrives in Australia to deliver a a series of lectures on disability leadership, Access2Arts wants to wet-your-whistle by sharing Jo's 2012 TEDx presentation. In her TEDx talk Jo exposes and deconstructs embedded stereotypes of people with disability in  English literature 'classics'. Most...

Posted: Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Difference – delicious not divergent!

A photograph of Jo Verrent.

UK artist, consultant and producer Jo Verrent believes that ‘different is delicious not divergent'. Believing difference adds adds vibrancy and texture within the creative sector, Jo is touring Australia presenting a series of forums for the Australia Council for the Arts discussing the development of diversity and access and it's contribution...

Posted: Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Chelle Destafano illustrates her new home town

A series of watercolour paintings fanned over each other.

Artist Chelle Destafano, a local resident of Port Noarlunga for the last 14 years, captures the town's character in an exhibition of dazzling new work that opens at The Arts Centre, Port Noarlunga on 8 May 2014. "I'm a visual artist working predominately in watercolour as well as in ink and...