Artist and company profiles

This is a list of professional Deaf and disabled artists, or disabled-led companies, who are actively seeking international partners and opportunities. Each artist or company currently has work ready to tour or for exhibition. We are proud to list companies from all over the world.

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Aaron McPeake

Tags: FilmVisual Arts

Aaron is a sculptor who works with a variety of media and materials including film. Much of Aaron's work involves casting bell-bronze, creating sculptures that can be interacted with, touched and ‘rung’. Read more

Caglar Kimyoncu

Tags: FilmVisual Arts

Improvisation-led filmmaker, curator and consultant with a continued interest in alternative representations of excluded voices of all kinds including conscientious objection. Read more

Carousel

Tags: Film

Oska Bright is a Carousel initiative. Carousel is an arts organisation and charity that supports learning disabled artists in many disciplines to fulfill their creative ambitions. Read more

CiM Dance Company

Tags: DanceFilmMusic

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

Dançando com a Diferença

Tags: DanceFilmLive ArtMusicTheatreVisual Arts

Institution whose main goal is to promote social inclusion and culture through inclusive dance. Read more

Dilan Aydemir

Tags: FilmVisual Arts

Dilan Aydemir is a disabled visual artist from Turkey who works in multimedia. Read more

Dr Ju Gosling aka ju90

Tags: DanceFilmLive ArtSpoken Word / Live LiteratureVisual Arts

Artist working mainly with digital lens-based media, but also with performance, text and sound. Read more

Ensemble BewegGrund Trier

Tags: DanceFilmTheatre

Ensemble BewegGrund Trier (founded in 2000, artistic director Maja Hehlen) is a DanceAbility Dance Company open to everybody. Read more

Estela Lapponi

Tags: DanceFilmLive ArtTheatreVisual Arts

Estela Lapponi is an actress, dancer, creator / performer, choreographer, artistic director, producer and Brazilian video artist. Read more

Fittings Multimedia Arts

Tags: ComedyDanceFilmLive ArtMusicSpoken Word / Live LiteratureTheatreVisual Arts

Disability-led national organisation that makes popular theatre characterised by directness, comedy, music, emotion and immediacy, working with material, performers and artists, reflecting the UK's diverse cultures. Read more

Heidi Latsky Dance

Tags: DanceFilm

Heidi Latsky Dance (HLD) is an internationally recognized physically integrated dance company from New York City. Read more

Jo Verrent

Tags: Film

‘Different’ is delicious not divergent. A speaker, writer and activist, who also creates, produces and curates art. Read more

Juan delGado

Tags: FilmVisual Arts

Works across a range of media including installation and photography to producing work that explores themes of trauma, landscape, disability, dislocation and gender. Read more

Katherine Araniello

Tags: FilmLive ArtMusicVisual Arts

Katherine Araniello is a London-based performance and video artist, who uses subversive humour in response to the mundane, social awkwardness and the negative representation of disability. Read more

Lizzy Rose

Tags: FilmVisual Arts

Lizzy Rose is a British visual artist whose work explores community, British identity and hidden culture. Read more

Moomsteatern

Tags: FilmTheatre

Swedish learning-disability theatre company whose sole aim is to produce performing arts of high artistic quality Read more

Per.Art

Tags: DanceFilmLiteratureTheatreVisual Arts

Per.Art is an independent organization active in the field of contemporary performing arts in Serbia. Since 1999, our Art and Inclusion program has brought together people with learning disabilities, artists (theatre, dance and visual arts), special educators, representatives of cultural institutions, architects and students. Read more

Rachel Gadsden

Tags: FilmLive ArtVisual Arts

Rachel is a British artist who is exhibited internationally and who works across the mainstream and disability art sectors, presenting cross-cultural visual dialogues that consider the most profound notions of what it is to be human. Read more

Shadowlight Artists

Tags: FilmVisual Arts

Multi-award-winning collective of Oxfordshire-based digital artists with learning disabilities Read more

ShareMusic & Performing Arts

Tags: DanceFilmLive ArtMusicTheatreVisual Arts

Swedish artist development organisation that works internationally Read more

Simon Mckeown

Tags: FilmLive ArtVisual Arts

Simon McKeown is an award winning internationally exhibiting visual artist renowned for his work which touches on and considers disability. Read more

Sue Austin

Tags: FilmLive ArtVisual Arts

Sue Austin is a multimedia, performance and installation artist. Over an extended period of time her practice has operated as a vehicle to open up a thinking space around the materiality of the wheelchair. Read more

The Vacuum Cleaner

Tags: FilmLive ArtVisual Arts

the vacuum cleaner is an art and activism collective of one. Working across art-forms: including performance, installation and film, the artist addresses challenging and taboo issues such as consumerism and mental health. Read more

Together! 2012

Tags: ComedyDanceFashionFilmLiteratureLive ArtMusicSpoken Word / Live LiteratureTheatreVisual Arts

Working to make the main host borough of Newham an international centre of excellence for Disability Arts as part of the Paralympic cultural legacy. Read more

Vital Xposure

Tags: FilmSpoken Word / Live LiteratureTheatre

Cutting edge theatre and vital stories. Read more