Beyond Access resources launch

Beyond Access resources launch

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20 May 2015

Beyond Access resources launch

The resources produced through the Beyond Access project—an international literature review and video case studies about Victorian disability arts practitioners—will be launched by the Hon. Martin Foley MP and the Right Honourable Lord Mayor, Robert Doyle on Wednesday 20 May 2015 at Melbourne Town Hall.

10 May 2015

Dopa-kinesia @ No Vacancy Gallery from 15 June 2015

Dopa-kinesia, created with the assistance of support artist/curator Kim Anderson, is artist Pezaloom's series of experimental self-portraits intended to challenge the many myths and misconceptions surrounding Parkinson's Disease. Showing at No Vacancy Gallery from 15 June–5 July 2015.

8 May 2015

City of Melbourne Annual arts grants program + info nights

The City of Melbourne annual arts grants program offers anyone with a great idea and an artistic outcome in the City of Melbourne the opportunity to apply for funding. Applications for the 2016 annual arts grants are open from 4 May 2015 to 15 June 2015, 5pm.

8 May 2015

Art of the Lived Experiment and the DisArt Festival (US)

Art of the Lived Experiment, an international disability arts exhibition, is expanding both its audience and its audience's experience with a companion app, App of the Lived Experiment.

6 May 2015

‘What it’s like to go to gigs in a wheelchair’: a short doco from the UK

UK music fan Alex Taylor, who is a wheelchair user, teamed up with Gigwise writer Edward Keeble to produce a short documentary based on Alex's frustrations at the lack of accessible live music venues in the UK.

2 May 2015

ABC launches iview audio description trial

The ABC has launched an audio description trial on its online TV service, iview. The trial will last 15 months, during which 14 hours of audio described programs will be added to iview each week.

30 April 2015

Disability arts and festivals: the question of quality

In her recent piece, Quality is crucial for disability arts: poor work fails artists and audiences, The Guardian (UK) writer Lyn Gardner explores purpose and artistic quality in the programming of UK festivals like Unlimited, the world’s largest commissioning programme for artists with disability.

What's On

Dopa-kinesia @ No Vacancy Gallery from 15 June 2015

Dopa-kinesia, created with the assistance of support artist/curator Kim Anderson, is artist Pezaloom's series of experimental self-portraits intended to challenge the many myths and misconceptions surrounding Parkinson's Disease. Showing at No Vacancy Gallery from 15 June–5 July 2015.

Human Rights Arts & Film Festival (HRAFF) 2015

HRAFF 2015 will be held in Melbourne from 7–21 May. The festival presents the best films and artwork from around the world and will challenge, touch and inspire audiences from all walks of life. HRAFF strives to ensure HRAFF is an inclusive event for all. Information about accessible screenings and festival access can be found here.

Born to Be Me, a new exhibition at Skin Gallery

You are invited to attend the opening of 'Born to Be Me', an exhibition of photographic works by Neville Hiatt, on Thursday 7 May from 5pm–6pm at Skin Gallery (1/80 Drummond St, Carlton). The exhibition runs from 7 May–25 June!

Open Your Eyes training program: 12 May 2015

Are you a change maker interested in providing great access and opening doors to new and diverse audiences? Do you crave artistic invention? Join us on Tuesday 12 May and open your eyes to new ways of experiencing, planning and working with people with disability.

City of Melbourne 2016 Arts Grant Program briefing

Want to know more about the City of Melbourne 2016 Arts Grant Program? Join us for a briefing session!

Rawcus presents: Catalogue

Rawcus' Catalogue is a portrait of a world where viewpoints and aesthetics are as diverse and complex as the bodies and personalities that make them.

Open workshop with Janice Florence

Don’t miss this opportunity to experience a unique and inclusive workshop for dancers, teachers, and theatre workers!

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