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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: Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Launching 2015 mindshare Awards

A plate full of small brown cupcakes each with white frosting and carrying small white candy disks printed with either the logo for Access2Arts or mindshare

Access2Arts have partnered with the mindshare online mental health community website to present the mindshare awards (formerly the Open Your Mind poetry competition). The awards were launched at an event held in the gallery of The Mill Adelaide creative space at an afternoon tea-style event. Melbourne poet, Sandy Jeffs, was...

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...

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...