Vale Stella Young

Vale Stella Young

It is with great sadness that we farewell the incomparable Stella Young. Comedian, journalist, disability advocate and beloved member of the ...

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15 December 2014

Access information for Stella Young’s memorial at Melbourne Town Hall

A public memorial service will be held at 11am on Friday 19 December to rejoice in the life, achievements and legacy of the fabulously dishonourable comedian, journalist and disability activist Stella Young.

8 December 2014

Vale Stella Young

Comedian, journalist, disability advocate and beloved member of the Arts Access Victoria family, Stella Young passed away on Sunday 7 December 2014 at the age of 32. Here is our tribute to the one and only Stella.

5 November 2014

Sync Leadership: a wrap-up

In late October, three Melbourne artists participated in Sync Leadership training - an intensive five-day residency training program led by Jo Verrent, a UK-based artist, producer and consultant with disability who specialises in the development of diversity and access.

24 September 2014

Resource bank gets makeover

Arts Access Victoria welcomes Pam Marshall to its industry development team. Our industry development work supports arts and cultural organisations to improve access to the arts for people with disability, and increase their capacity to plan for disability inclusion.

24 September 2014

Victorian recipients of Sync Leadership Training

The Australia Council has announced Victorian producer and director Janice Florence and associate director Sophie Sheriff as successful recipients of its Sync Leadership Training program for leaders with disability.

23 September 2014

Melbourne Fringe Festival – Access All Areas

Arts Access Victoria has partnered with Melbourne Fringe to imagine what a vibrant, truly accessible, wholly inclusive Festival might look like – and to put in place the plans to make this aspiration a reality.

23 September 2014

Art, Sport, Health and Recreation collide

Arts Access Victoria in partnership with Arts Centre Melbourne presented a hugely successful professional development program where cultural attitudes about disability awareness and inclusion were explored in the context of arts, health, sport and recreation, and education.

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Access information for Stella Young’s memorial at Melbourne Town Hall

A public memorial service will be held at 11am on Friday 19 December to rejoice in the life, achievements and legacy of the fabulously dishonourable comedian, journalist and disability activist Stella Young.

Launch of artsider

Arts Access Victoria, in partnership with Writers Victoria, invites you to the Launch of artsider, a magazine devoted to outsider art and writing.

Murray River International Music Festival

Each year Sergio de Pieri, who was awarded an OAM for his contribution to music, embarks on his annual pilgrimage to Mildura, bringing with him marvellous virtuosi from Italy and other parts of the world. The program provides world-class performances combined with masterclasses, workshops and school visits.

ArtAbility 2014 – Transitional Spaces

ADEC’S ArtAbility program is holding its tenth annual exhibition, ‘Transitional Spaces’, in Melbourne’s premier arts precinct, Federation Square. Over 150 beautiful artworks with be on display and for sale in the Atrium from the 10th - 21st of December 2014. The exhibition is open 7 days a week and is free of charge. ArtAbility celebrates the work of artists living with a disability or an experience of mental ill health from culturally diverse backgrounds. Click here for more information about ArtAbility. What: Transitional Spaces When: 10 - 21 December 2014, 7 days a week Where: The Atrium, Federation Square Corner Flinders Street and Swanston Street, Melbourne Cost: Free

Australian Theatre of the Deaf presents: Deaf Kitchen

Performed in Auslan, Deaf Kitchen explores the stories that go unsaid and the ordinary and extraordinary happenings in the daily lives of the deaf community. Acclaimed actor and theatre maker Medina Sumovic (Silent Monologues) returns with an outstanding ensemble including Australian Theatre of the Deaf co-founder Nola Colefax.

Team of Life: Auslan interpreted performance

As part of Melbourne Festival, KAGE are holding an Auslan interpreted performance of their new show, TEAM OF LIFE, on Sunday 19 October at 6.30pm at The Malthouse Theatre in Southbank.

Beyond Access: the creative case for inclusive arts practice

On Wednesday 12 November 2014, a one-day symposium will be held at the University of Melbourne reflecting on the extraordinary creative practices of artists working in the multi-dimensional field of arts and disability.

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