Blogs

Explore the experiences of artists and promoters from around the world.

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Ian Ritchie reflects on the creative case for diversity and inclusion within the classical music industry

By: Ian Ritchie On:

On returning from the Inclusive Creativity produced by Share Music Ian Ritchie reflects on the role of adaptive music technologies, telling the stories of Clarence Adoo’s Headspace, Nigel Osborne’s Skoog and advocating for a change in the approach of the classical music profession to extend its range in thinking about new instrumentation in terms of teaching, practice and in composition.  
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Janice Parker advocates new forms in Dance

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Reflecting on her time in Barcelona working on a mentoring project led by British Council Spain, Janice Parker writes with passion and aplomb about the innovation in dance made possible by the potential for disabled choreographers to break convention and invent new modes of expression.
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Vesna and Silvia on Magnolia

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An in-depth interview with Vesna and Silvia from Croatia about Magnolia (in Defiance) which has its international première in Athens, at the Unlimited Access International Dance Festival.
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evolution in Athens

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On the eve of her performance in Athens at the Unlimited Access International Dance Festival, Claire Cunningham reflects on the evolution of 'evolution', the very first piece of work she made.
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Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary

By: Carmen Papalia On:

Multi-disciplinary artist Carmen Papalia blogs about receiving the Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary to pursue a collaborative and collective approach to access in arts spaces.
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Artist Q&A : Caroline Bowditch

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As part of our 'Spotlight on Australia' series, UK-based Australian performer Caroline Bowditch shares her thoughts on her recent smash-hit show, Falling in Love With Frida, accessibility in the arts sector and how she'll always call Australia home.
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My Deafness is my ability

By: Volodymyr Sheyko On:

An international perspective on this year's Unlimited Festival, from the British Council's Volodymyr Sheyko, based in Kiev.
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Unlimited Festival: Top Take Aways to Australia

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British Council Australia brought a strong group of Australian delegates to the Unlimited Festival. Lisa Burns shares the top take-aways from a week in London.
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Deaf Men Dancing at Sadlers Wells

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On the eve of their first performance at Sadlers Wells Theatre, Mark Smith, Artistic Director of Deaf Men Dancing, reflects on how far this all-male deaf-dance group have come.  
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Access can be a key component of creativity

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Artistic Director of Fittings Multimedia Arts, Garry Robson explains how making accessible theatre should be seen as a creative exercise rather than a box ticking one.
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