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Posted: Monday 25 May, 2020

Art Gallery of South Australia launches an Accessible Guide

Two females stand in front of A break away! by Tom Roberts at the Art Gallery of South Australia. One female wears a pair of headphones whilst the other watches Auslan Interpretation on a tablet device.

The Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA) has launched an AccessibleGuide, developed for Deaf, hard of hearing, blind and vision-impaired audiences. The Accessible  Guide gives these audiences the opportunity to watch Auslan videos, read transcripts and listen to Audio Descriptions of works of art. The Guide has commentaries on thirteen...

Posted: Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Access2Arts, Credit Union Christmas Pageant and RSB

Snow flakes swirl inside the Snow Dome - the snowman family in their scarves and hats are loving the cold. Dad, Mum, Master and Miss Snowman’s helpers look ready for Christmas in green and red overalls with big white buttons.

Access2Arts, in partnership with Beyond Bank, the Royal Society for the Blind, and Radio Adelaide, will, for the first time, be live audio describing the 2015 Credit Union Christmas Pageant on Saturday 14 November from 10.00am broadcasting on 101.5 FM. Acknowledged as the traditional start of the festive season, children (of all ages)...

Posted: Thursday 16 July, 2015

Audio description takes access out of this world

A photograph of the planet Pluto, a grey and white orb against pitch black space.

While the world was abuzz with the passage of NASA's 'New Horizons' satellite by our solar system's furthest planet, Access2Arts Audio Describer, Will McRostie, was approached by Triple J to describe the event to listeners. Following the appearance of Describer, Lara Torr, on the nations your radio broadcaster to speak about...

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...