Disability Arts News

2 February 2015

Artist Exchange Series with Caroline Bowditch

Arts Access Victoria is very proud to partner with celebrated performance artist and choreographer Caroline Bowditch to present a series of workshops for artists and arts professionals. Running over three days in February, the Artist Exchange sessions will focus on action, provoke discussion and open a real dialogue about disability and the arts.

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21 January 2015

Australian Theatre of the Deaf to deliver arts program at Vicdeaf Gaslight Festival

Australian Theatre of the Deaf (ATOD) is thrilled to announce that they have received funding from the Australia Council Festivals Australia Regional Festivals Project Fund to deliver an arts program at the Vicdeaf Gaslight Festival, a unique festival for the Deaf and hard of hearing community which will take place in Wodonga on 7 – 8 March 2015.

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23 December 2014

Holiday office closure

The Arts Access Victoria offices will close at 4pm on Wednesday 24 December 2014 (Christmas Eve), reopening for business at 9am on Monday 5 January 2015.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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