Disability Arts International
Promoting the work of disabled artists across the globe.
Inspired by Unlimited.
'The last remaining avant-garde movement'
photo Hugo Glendenning
Set and Reset/Reset
a restaging project by Candoco Dance Company. Original choreography of 'Set and Reset' by Trisha Brown (1983). Direction of Set and Reset/Reset (2011) by Abigail YagerRead more
Shape Arts Collection
Detail from Tom Shakespeare's The Nightmare After Fuseli
from the Shape Arts CollectionRead more
The International Day of Disabled People (IDDP) has been commemorated on 3 December each year since 1992. The Day aims to promote awareness and support for critical issues relating to the inclusion of disabled people in society.
The theme for 2015 is Inclusion matters: access and empowerment of people of all abilities.
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 internationally
- discover learning and evaluation results from our two-year European-funded Unlimited Access programme linking arts partners in the UK, Greece, Portugal and Croatia
- 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 in the UK and highlighting films shown recently within the Adelaide Film Festival's Mayhem programme
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Candoco Dance Company
The contemporary dance company of disabled and non-disabled dancers. 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
Latest blogs Visit blog
Disabled Leader Janice Parker advocates new forms in Dance
Vesna and Silvia on Magnolia