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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: Sunday 10 August, 2014

Armature#2 Paste Ups

A screen shot from the YouTube video of Chris Dyke pasting up his portrait poster

Armature#2 participant Chris Dyke captured this short video of him pasting-up his photograph in Anster Street as part of the Armature Portrait Paste-up exhibition. Images of the installation of all the exhibition's paste-ups were taken by participant Leon Woods, and can be found on Pinterest. If you haven't seen the...

Posted: Thursday 31 July, 2014

Armature#2 Inside Out

One of the Armature Portrait Paste-ups is unfurled

We are artists who face barriers. Deaf and disabled people contribute a richness and diversity to the arts and cultural sector. We want to increase cultural participation of Deaf and disabled people by building capacity for arts engagement through innovative models of familiarisation with arts, arts participation, arts making and the...

Posted: Thursday 31 July, 2014

Feisty Artists Get Visible

A photograph of David Paul Jobling sticking yellow post-it notes on fellow Armature#2 participant, Chris Dyke.

Guest Blogger: David Paul Jobling I believe a majority of people don’t think about art because it doesn’t get promoted or seen as often as it should, compared to sports, for example. I think the same is true about disability and the work of disabled artists! I wish someone would remind broadcasters and...