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Archive for December, 2011

Project Ability Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities Project Ability has six volunteer opportunities for graduate artists, for this forthcoming New Year. We are looking for an artist with skills in Ceramics and an artist with skills in Glasswork to support our ‘Connect’ and ‘Aspire’ participants, starting the week commencing 23 January through to the week beginning 16th April 2012. Volunteers should be able to commit […]

Signing Hands Across the Water

Signing Hands Across the Water An International Festival of Sign Language Poetry from the United Kindom and the United States On March 16th – 18th 2012, Swarthmore College celebrates sign language poetry. Sign language poets from Britain and America will come together and explore this rich and beautiful art form with members of College, the […]

Outside In: 2012 Induction Day

Come along and learn more! Outside In 2012 is a National Open Art competition for people who find it difficult to access the art world, whether due to disability, health, social circumstance or art process. Outside In has changed the landscape of the art world. It has no set creative criteria or boundary in art […]

Avoiding disabled people

I just read this on The Scotsman website. More than two-thirds of Scots avoid disabled people because they do not know how to act around them, according to a Scottish study. The survey, conducted by BT to mark its “Ready, Willing and Disabled” event, found reasons for such avoidance included disabled people being seen as […]

Inaugural Canadian disability media festival seeks submissions

Kickstart is excited to announce the Wide Angle Media Festival (WAM), the inaugural disability media festival featuring commissioned shorts, feature length films and workshops. Mark your calendar for March 22-25 2012! The theme of the Festival – “wide angle” – refers to the spirit of expansiveness and inclusion that lies at the core of disability […]

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