Disability Arts International is inviting Deaf and disabled artists, and both disabled-led & inclusive companies, to create a self-managed online profile to share their work with promoters, venues, curators and programmers across the world.

Run by the British Council, we understand that disabled artists face a range of barriers in developing international artistic relationships and that additional promotional tools can only enhance international opportunities.

Artists from anywhere in the world can have a profile. For artists in the UK, this resource enhances and does not replace any promotion of your work by the British Council’s specialist arts teams.

There are only four eligibility criteria:

  1. You self-identify as a disabled artist, you are a disabled-led company, or your company is inclusive of disabled people.
  2. You create professional work. We usually define this as work which the general public pay money to experience, and where the artists are paid.
  3. You have work which is ready to tour/exhibit internationally. (There is no point in trying to attract international promoters/curators if your work isn’t ready yet!)
  4. You have the infrastructure to fulfill international touring, presenting or exhibition commitments.

Artist profile form

  • Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, gif.
  • As a member of Disability Arts International’s artist and company database we collect and store your data based upon the British Council’s privacy policy. British Council complies with data protection law in the UK and laws in other countries that meet internationally accepted standards. You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold on you, and the right to ask us to correct any inaccuracies in that information. If you have concerns about how we have used your personal information, you also have the right to complain to a privacy regulator. For detailed information, please refer to the privacy section of our website or contact your local British Council office. We will keep your information for a period of 7 years from the time of collection. If you would like help updating information on your artist/company profile, or you decide you no longer want a profile, please contact info@disabilityartsinternational.org. Please tick the box to confirm you have read and understood this information.
  • We may use your images to promote your profile and the Disability Arts International website in our newsletter or across the British Council’s social media channels. By sending us or uploading these images, you are granting us permission to do so. A credit will always be provided (where technically possible), and we will not use the images for any other purpose without your permission. You MUST own the copyright to the images and videos submitted or have express permission from the copyright holder to use them. You are legally responsible for this. Please tick to confirm you have read and understood this statement
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