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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...

Posted: Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Leadership and diversity – Challenging Assumptions

A photograph of Jo Verrent delivering a presentation.

Guest Blogger: Mowenna Collett In Australia there are often discussion about the lack of diversity in leadership positions across the country. There are several groups that are generally underrepresented and solutions often turn to setting targets or quotas to increase under-represented groups. One such group that would benefit from being prioritised, not to...