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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!...

Posted: Friday 22 August, 2014

An Artists International Development

A photograph of Matt Shilcock

Contemporary dancer, martial arts practitioner and performer Matt Shilcock welcomes international dancer and choreographer  Vangelis Legakis to Adelaide to work on Matt's dance development as part of his Australia Council funded project. Matt met Vangelis, a graduate of the Laban Center (London, UK) and holding a BA in Dance theatre and a MA in Choreography,...

Posted: Wednesday 13 August, 2014

ArmatureLIVE – What is Live Art?

A man and a woman are dancing on the footpath of an empty street. It is nightime and they are lit by streetlamps and the flash from the photographer's camera.

Access2Arts is seeking expressions of interest from emerging and established Deaf and disabled artists to be a part of ArmatureLIVE. Participants will undertake a series of workshops, then under the guidance of a Live Art mentor participate in a self-driven collaborative Live Art project with a public outcome.  That sound...

Posted: Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Jo Verrent hits Adelaide

A group of people talking following Jo's Adelaide forum.

UK disabled artist and producer battled a wet and chilly night in Adelaide to where her thoughts  on the opportunity to everyone that diversity can offer, as Jo says "it's delicious, not divergent". [caption id="attachment_3761" align="alignnone" width="600"] Jo Verrent speaks with audience members following her forum in Adelaide.[/caption] In Adelaide...