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Posted: Friday 28 August, 2020

Missed the Thank Forum for Disabled Writers? Listen to this!

Thank Forum for Disabled Writers Moderator and Panellists (L to R) Jessica Alice, Kate Larsen, Carly Findlay and Gaele Sobott.

Developing a career as a writer can be hard. As part of Access2Arts' Thank driting development project for emerging disabled writer, we hosted the 'Thank Forum for Disabled Writers' where four writers shared their thoughts on developing as a disabled writer. Now, Access2Arts has turned their presentations into four podcasts...

Posted: Friday 11 November, 2016

Unfixed. A video by Watershed.

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Unfixed is a creative research project involving ten Australian and UK disabled artists investigating the intersection between arts, disability and technology. The artists spent two weeks exploring the notions of the 'fixed' and 'unfixed' body through the lens of art and creative technology during their first residency in Adelaide (November...

Posted: Thursday 20 October, 2016

Unfixed: the meeting point of art, disability and technology

a table littered with lego

Rachael Burton the coordinator for Watershed's creative technology and talent development projects writes about Unfixed 2.0. In September, we welcomed the Unfixed artists to spend a week in the Pervasive Media Studio to further investigate the notion of a ‘fixed’ and an ‘unfixed’ body. With the controversial ‘superhuman’ and ‘disabled’ rhetoric...

Posted: Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Locative Literature

A workshop participant sticks a story to a manhole cover in the middle of the road.

In October, Access2Arts hosted Melbourne artist, poet and writer, Matt Blackwood as part of its artist-in residence project aimed at introducing new forms of literary arts practice to Deaf and disabled artists. Locative Literature is about writing, be it poems, prose, quotes, or verse, about a specific location and secreting...