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'The last remaining avant-garde movement'
© Paul Blakemore 2016
Arts Council England: the role of an arts funder in facilitating diversity and supporting greater accessRead more
Photo by César Lucas Abreu
European Cultural Foundation: working towards greater openness and inclusionRead more
Photograph: Ute Haufe
Stretching the Physicality of DanceRead more
Candoco Dance Company performing Jérôme Bel's The Show Must Go On (2015). Photograph: Nick Rutter
Why Arts & Disability is a priority for the British Council in Europe
Building on momentum to embed disabled people as artists and audiences across the regionRead more
Photograph: Patrik Gunnar Helin
Moving Beyond Inclusion
How six of Europe's leading inclusive dance companies are innovating through inclusive practiceRead more
Film: Ramps on the Moon
Inclusive theatre transforming mainstream organisationsRead more
Here on Disability Arts International, a platform designed for international arts programmers, venue managers and policy-makers, you can:
- Browse our growing directory of disabled Artists and disabled-led companies with work ready to tour or exhibit internationally
- Read more in our Blogs and Case Studies about how artists and arts organisations are working together to make excellent work and grow and develop this vibrant arts sector
- View our growing collection of Films introducing the work of disabled artists and exploring ways in which arts organisations are improving access to the arts for disabled audiences and visitors.
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Featured Profiles View all
Candoco Dance Company
Candoco produces excellent and profound contemporary dance for audiences and participants that excites, challenges and broadens perceptions of art and ability. Read more
CiM Dance Company
Professional, contemporary, dance company which joins together interpreters with and without disability, promoting a unique approach to inclusion while aiming for high artistic standards. Read more
Performer and creator of multi-disciplinary performance work, often rooted in the study and use/misuse of her crutches, and the exploration of the potentiality of her own specific physicality. Read more
Dançando com a Diferença
Institution whose main goal is to promote social inclusion and culture through inclusive dance. Read more
Stopgap Dance Company
Creates exhilarating dance productions of international standard, employing disabled and non-disabled artists who find innovative ways to collaborate. Read more
Latest blogs Visit blog
Stretching the Physicality of Dance
The Republic of Inclusion: utopian strivings for better access and inclusion