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The Guide reflects the ways in which the practices of artists who work with Live Art have engaged with, represented, and problematicised issues of disability in innovative and radical ways and the ways in which Live Art has been, and continues to be, a potent platform for artists to explore notions of physicality, identity and representation.
Ableize is a human edited directory, run by disabled people providing the most comprehensive collection of disability, mobility and health related resources available in the UK and Ireland.
The Access Scottish Theatre guide provides audiences with information about accessible performances and access at participating venues in Scotland.
The UK leads the world in accessible cinema. Most popular cinemas now have facilities to screen the latest films with subtitles and audio description for people with hearing or sight loss.
An online version of a touring exhibition originally commissioned by The City Gallery, Leicester. The work resulted from a collaboration between disabled people and artists, makers and designers. It explores issues around the design of disability equipment and accessories.
A site brought to you from Cooltan Arts. It aims to give a grassroots voice to those of us using or involved with mental health services providing each other with support, advice and sharing experiences, it will also be a creative place, where we can put drawings, paintings, photographs, creative writing, music and spoken word poetry.
Poet with a pastoral edge to reflective images. Richard Alexandar writes: "Somewhere beyond complacent lock gates a leaf detaches/ From its tree, and ceases to be a consumer./ There is no sacrifice involved, only progress."
All the King's Fools was a ground-breaking performance performed at Hampton Court Palace in February and October 2011. It was written and performed by The Misfits, a company of actors with learning difficulties from Bristol. They worked with jester and director Peet Cooper of Foolscap Productions to produce a piece that showed how jesters performed in Henry VIII's court.
Andy Wild talks about the empowerment he gains through painting and by exhibiting his work. This film is set in the context of ‘Raw – an exhibition about recognition, illness and joy’. The exhibition was a collaboration between Andy and Pioneer Projects [Celebratory Arts] Ltd.
Art Spider showcases and lists arts events for learning disabled people happening across the UK. Art Spider has been busy adding cool new features to the site! You can now like your favourite gallery or have your say on the latest news!
A platform for the promotion of the social and professional inclusion of disabled persons through the arts. Artistas Diversas provides an online exhibition space, library and auditorium.
Artslife is a new group run by artists with learning disabilities to help other people with learning disabilities to love their artslives.
Offers a humorous take on the oft-confusing world of disability with features from disabled artists and writers. Features take a wry look at the media’s tragic but brave portrayal of disability.
US-based journal for literary excellence and expression of disability culture. Breath & Shadow accept writing from disabled people on any topic for poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, and drama.
Bruised.org.uk was created to bring information to patients, carers, families and their friends. Knowledge is power. In the mental health system the power is usually one-sided. We aim to change this...
A renowned, award-winning artist who uses combinations of digital and traditional technologies to create and control interactive sculptures and environments.
Can Do Can Go provide information on existing travel facilities and their accessibility features - or, as is all too often the case, the lack of them! - and give you, the user, the chance to tell them all about anything good or bad you've seen.
Disability Studies Conference Archive for the fifth international disability studies conference which took place at Lancaster University on Tuesday 7th - Thursday 9th September 2010. Over 140 paper and 20 posters were presented and keynote addressing were given by Liz Crow, Caroline Gooding, Ruth Gould, Alana Officer and Adolf Ratzka.
Centre for Disability Studies has been established to generate legal knowledge on disability issues; to create a rights based discourse on disability; to advocate for the rights of persons with disability; to catalyse civil society understanding on disability rights; and to document current developments in disability law and policy
Combines information about Born Freak, a show presented by Mat Fraser and Natural Born Talent, a series of short films on six disabled and deaf artists.
Chipmunka publishing gives a voice to writers with mental illness around the world. Through their range of more than 800 books by more than 600 authors, they raise awareness of the stigma surrounding mental health problems by encouraging society to listen.
Connected Culture is a Spare Tyre initiative uniting participatory arts organisations, artists, participants, policy makers and funders. It enables participatory arts activity to be better connected and have a stronger voice.
Creative Cafe is a social network where members show off their art, photography, crafts, music, videos and write blogs. Creative Cafe is a charitable group run by volunteers with mental health & other disabilities in Brighton UK. Membership is free and open to everyone. We invite you to join and get your own Creative Cafe page.
Those with chronic illness are invited to submit your creations (jpeg, YouTube,or word doc) to share with others on the Pajama Daze Creative in Our Pajamas page. Creations may include drawing, photography, paintings, poetry, needlework, jewelry, pottery, music and other types of performance.
Grassroots disabled activists' website containing articles, poetry, songs and cartoons.