Artists

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.

Search by art form, country, or by curated lists for a smaller selection of artists as selected by one of the named organisations or individuals.  

We are eager to add new artists and companies to this global list. If you are a company which would like to be included, please contact us.

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5D

Enabling people with (in)visible disability to take part in the cultural sector

  • Theatre
  • Netherlands

Aaron McPeake

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’.

  • Film
  • Visual Arts
  • England

Abnormally Funny People

Abnormally Funny People perform stand up comedy shows in London, the Edinburgh Fringe, around the UK and sometimes internationally.

  • Comedy
  • England
  • DaDaFest

Academy Art of Diversity: Teatro la Ribalta

Academy Art of Diversity: Teatro la Ribalta

Academy Art of Diversity - Teatro la Ribalta are a professional theatre company in which disabled and non-disabled artists work as an ensemble.

  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Italy

Access All Areas

Award winning, disruptive and urban performances by learning disabled artists.

  • Live Art
  • Theatre
  • England

ActionSpace

ActionSpace supports the development of artists with learning disabilities and creates innovative projects for people with learning disabilities to engage with the visual arts.

  • Visual Arts
  • England

Aidan Moesby

Aidan Moesby is a visual artist and curator whose work increasingly explores civic and personal wellbeing. His practice is based around research and response, much

  • Design
  • Live Art
  • Visual Arts
  • England

Alessandro Schiattarella

Alessandro Schiattarella is a dancer, choreographer and video-grapher based in Switzerland, and his research focuses on less-visible disability.

  • Dance
  • Switzerland

Anjali Dance Company

Anjali Dance Company celebrates the creative abilities and artistic potential of people with learning disabilities and demonstrates exciting new possibilities in dance.

  • Dance
  • England

Anna Berndtson

Performance is the foundation of my artistic practice, working foremost with Long Duration Live Performance Art. The public is essential in my work, as their presence becomes part of the live experience. Being present over several hours or even over several days is the main challenge in this art form.

  • Dance
  • Live Art
  • Theatre
  • Visual Arts
  • Germany
  • Sweden
  • DaDaFest

ARTimeleia

ARTimeleia's aim is to lead the way by creating high quality theatre performances to the full and equal acceptance of disabled people as actors

  • Theatre
  • Greece

Artistas Diversos

Artistas Diversos is an NGO that produces and exhibits the work of disabled artists covering all types of artistic expression, from all over the world - free of charge for the artist.

  • Dance
  • Visual Arts
  • Spain

Back to Back Theatre

Back to Back Theatre creates new forms of contemporary performance imagined from the minds and experiences of a unique ensemble of actors with a disability

  • Film
  • Theatre
  • Australia

Ben Lunn

Ben Lunn's music has been described as ’Evocative’ - Buzz Magazine, ‘Restrained Otherworldliness’ - P.G. MusicWeb International ’Chilling’ - Theatre Wales or ‘produces…glorious roaring sounds’ and ‘desolate monotone’.

  • Music
  • England
  • Lithuania

BewegGrund, Switzerland

BewegGrund stands for equal rights, self-determination, equal opportunities and integration.

  • Dance
  • Switzerland

Birds of Paradise Theatre Company

A force for change in Scottish theatre, creating world class projects and performances that place disabled artists centre stage.

  • Comedy
  • Dance
  • Live Art
  • Music
  • Theatre
  • Visual Arts
  • Scotland
  • British Council
  • DaDaFest
  • Unlimited

BLIND WITH CAMERA

Blind With Camera is a flagship initiative of the Beyond Sight Foundation. It is group of blind photographers and collection of their photographic work, it embraces blindness as a “dark, paradoxical gift” and their work expresses the philosophy that “in blindness, true art exists”.

  • Visual Arts
  • India

Bogdan Tomashevskiy

Bogdan Tomashevskiy is a visual artist based in Kiev working in sculpture and architecture

  • Architecture
  • Visual Arts
  • Ukraine

Bohnice Theatre Company

The BTC is based in the Citadela Studio - a cultural social studio, an experimental meeting point for a wide range of artists, students, youth and children as well as people facing exclusion

  • Theatre
  • Czech Republic

Caglar Kimyoncu

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

  • Film
  • Visual Arts
  • England
  • DaDaFest

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