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Posted: Wednesday 9 September, 2020

A flamboyant response to social-distancing!

Four pink crocheted flamingos appear againt a blue and green background suggesting a waterhole.

flamboyance (/flamˈbɔɪəns/) noun: the tendency to attract attention because of one's exuberance, confidence, and stylishness. the quality of being bright, colourful, and very noticeable. a group of flamingos. The COVID19 crisis has shaken many in our communities, particularly its Deaf and disabled members. People are feeling alone but fearful of...

Posted: Friday 4 September, 2020

Program Launch: Mental Health Week 2020!

In an orange circle, ‘Mental Health Week’ is written in white block text. Below this circle is the Mental Health Week date – 10-17 October 2020. To the right, a smaller blue circle reads ‘every person, every community.’ To the right these circles in an image of a person smiling and interacting with a dog. They hold the dog’s paw in their hands.

Our friends at the Mental Health Coalition of South Australia (MHCSA) have launched their program for Mental Health Week 2020! This year, Mental Health Week will be taking place from October 10 to 17 2020.  Some of the events taking place this Mental Health week include: Artists In Conversation: Live...

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 7 August, 2020

Something new for your listening pleasure

A digitally animated drawing of a blind Japanese woman walking in an open landscape in close up. She is in side profile, wearing a purple and light blue kimono patterned with orange flowers. The background is shaded in muted browns, and a pale-yellow sun looms in the horizon.

At Access2Arts we are always keeping our ear to the ground listening for the tastiest morsels to delight even the most discerning audiophile. So when we received these hot-picks from our UK friends at VocalEyes we just had to share them. Enjoy immersing yourself in these audio treats. And be...