Posted: Wednesday 16 October, 2013

SONS and Mothers and POP Pictures

Star of Sons and Mothers, Duncan Luke

Duncan One day after our Men’s Ensemble workshop at No Strings Attached Theatre of Disability, Alirio Zavarce, our tutor, and Louise Pascale from POP pictures had a meeting with us and said ‘How would you like to make a film?’ We had already started working on a piece about our...

Posted: Monday 14 October, 2013

Accessible Dreams

Audio describer Lara Torr.

I’m an audio describer, which means I often have to explain to people just what it is that I do. A really common question is “so, how long have you known sign language?”, in response to which, I’m compelled to explain that audio description is almost the opposite of signing....

Posted: Thursday 29 August, 2013

Access2Arts’ Gaelle Mellis wins Creative Partnerships Award

Gaelle Mellis and another woman stand and display their award.

We are delighted to congratulate Access2Arts'  Gaelle Mellis on winning the Creative Partnerships Australia Arts Access Award for SA/NT for her 2012 production with Vitalstatistix of Take up thy bed and walk. These awards (previously the AbaF Awards) celebrate and honour successful and innovative relationships between arts, business and donors....

Posted: Monday 12 August, 2013

Finalist in the 2013 National Disability Awards!

A woman in a blue dress sits on an old cast-iron frame bed. The bed is made in white linon and there are two figures dressed in white sleeping one lyaying on the ground, the other on the bed.

Access2Arts has a lot to feel proud about as two of the three finalists in this year’s National Disability Awards feature the work of Access2Art’s own Gaelle Mellis! Announced at the end of July, the awards, now in their 7th year, celebrate the valuable contribution that individuals and organisations have made in...