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Posted: Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Of Boys and Men

What does it mean to be a dancer? What does it mean to be a man? Five young men spent two weeks in the Carclew rehearsal room in February to ask each other those two questions. Lorcan Hopper, Josh Campton, Kayah Guenther, Zakaria Ghomri and Max McAuley met at the...

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: Thursday 16 July, 2015

Audio Describing A New Music CD

Emma Bennison sits beneath a bright spotlight within an otherwise dark room. She sits at a piano and sings into a microphone.

Guest Blogger: Emma Bennison I will be known to some of you as the Co-CEO of Arts Access Australia, but as as I have said previous blog, I am also a singer/song-writer. My new album, “Fine Line” is making history because I made it to be accessible to people who are blind or Deaf. The...

Posted: Monday 15 June, 2015

Nothing says it more than a poem

Sandy Jeffs stands holding her head in her hands as she looks out at the viewer

When Sandy Jeffs was diagnosed with schizophrenia it was not the end of the world, in fact it was actually the start of her writing career. Yet her aspirations to write started in high school when she was introduced to TS Elliott. It fuelled a dream that she now lives. “When I...