Watch Society Uncensored: Disability and culture, visibility and representation
On 19 February 2023, Onassis STEGI premiered their second episode of Society Uncensored, titled 'Disability and culture, visibility and representation.
What is the place of disabled people in Greek society? What is the role of art and culture in the reproduction of stereotypes and regressive perceptions of disability?
The episode has
Delphine Maurel, Artistic Director of theatre company, La Bulle Bleue in Montpellier gives an overview of France's arts and disability scene, which is dominated by employment support organisations known as ESATs but is nevertheless known for innovative work.
Julien by Compagnie
December 3, 2020
On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020, members of the European Arts & Disability Cluster have written an open letter to multiple European policymakers to ensure the European cultural programme 2021-2027 has the full participation of people with disabilities as artists, as arts professionals and as audiences. The cluster
This is an extensive (but not comprehensive) directory of European disability arts festivals whose remit is (primarily) to support the presentation of, and discussion about, work made by disabled artists and/or inclusive companies. This list has been compiled using desk research, recommendations from key partners and user-submitted entries. We cannot
Joe Turnbull takes a look at the access offer of Edinburgh
International Festival, an organisation with a rich history spanning more than
70 years. 2019 saw the festival feature more accessible performances than ever
before and included disabled-led theatre company Birds of Paradise as part of
its main programme.
Birds of Paradise's Purposeless Movements at
Together! 2012 CIC was established as an organization in its own right in March 2013, with the support of the UK Disabled People's Council (UKDPC). The directors are all locally based disabled artists with a wide range of national and international experience between them.
Together! 2012 CIC organises free year-round arts
Robert is an established figure in the Scottish arts scene, with over 10 years of experience in diverse and varied roles – including disability rights activist, actor and performer, writer, artistic director and supporter and advocate of equality of access to the arts for disabled people whether as artists or
Liz Carr is a wheelchair-using actor, broadcaster and comedian. She plays series regular, forensic examiner Clarissa Mullery in the BBC drama Silent Witness. She is a stand-up comedian, often as part of Abnormally Funny People and enjoys performing cabaret and ‘criptease’. Liz co-hosted the irreverent BBC Ouch! podcast for 7 years and in contrast, is
Laurence Clark is an internationally-acclaimed comedian, presenter, writer and actor who has cerebral palsy. His observational, political stand-up and hidden camera footage demonstrate the endearing naivety and ridiculousness of human behaviour by seeing the world through his eyes with humour and warmth. He’s performed everywhere from the House of Commons
Fittings is a disability led national organisation that makes popular theatre characterised by directness, comedy, music, emotion and immediacy working with material, performers and artists that reflect the Uk's diverse cultures. Fittings work is based on new writing and fuses different styles of storytelling, visual and tactile artworks, music, dance,