Disability Arts News
28 August 2015
The Australian Network for Art & Technology (ANAT), with partners Access2Arts (AUS), Unlimited (UK) and Watershed (UK), has announced the Australian and UK Deaf and disabled artists selected to participate in Unfixed, a research residency investigating the determination of bodies as ‘disabled’ or ‘abled’.
29 July 2015
Applications for the 2015 Write-ability Fellowships close at 5pm on Monday 3 August 2015. Five writers with disability will be matched with professional writers for six hours of free mentoring to develop a specific piece of work. Find out more!
24 July 2015
Sisters in Crime Australia, a worldwide organisation of female crime writers, is welcoming entries from women with disability to the 22nd Scarlett Stilettos writing awards.
23 July 2015
Calling writers with disability! Do you want to to work more on your writing? Check out Telescope, Scope’s 8-week writing program.
29 May 2015
Emerging Writers’ Festival (EWF), Australia’s premier festival for new and emerging writers, has kicked off for 2015!
20 May 2015
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, 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
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, 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
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.