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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

Come see the ‘Best of the Fest’

A photograph of two committee members of the 'Sit Down, Shut-up and Watch' film and new media festival at June's Contagion.

If you find yourself looking for something to do on Saturday, come along. If you have plans, cancel them. Just make sure you come see the Sit Down, Shut Up and Watch Film and New Media Festival's "Best of the Fest" screening on Saturday 8 November 2014 at the South Australian Film Corporation....

Posted: Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Calls out for photo project participants

A girl sits in a pink party dress with balloons falling around her.

Access2Arts and the Adelaide City Council are seeking subjects to strike a pose in a pop-up Portrait Studio in Rundle Mall to help celebrate International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). The pop-up studio will be at the corner of...

Posted: Friday 22 August, 2014

Locating Literature – Investigating Place

A yellow post-it note is stuck to a concrete wall. The writing on the not says "This is where Julian's thumb hovered between dial and delete over the number of a long dead friend. His finger swiped the phone to sleep instead. #stickystories". In the distance a crowd of people walk across a paved courtyard, in font of a modern building.

Guest Blogger: Matt Blackwood Many people disconnect with a place when they read. They drift from their seat on the 5.15 to Gawler, beyond armpits and sixteen year old screeches, to step into hover boots, rhinestone sandals or to spread toes on tropical sands. Locative Literature is the opposite of that!...