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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Although many of the companies and artists listed here are artists with international experience, we cannot vouch for every company in this global list.
All companies are encouraged to update their profiles with information about new works, exhibitions, tours or performances. Not all of that work has been seen or can be recommended.
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Enabling people with (in)visible disability to take part in the cultural sector
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’.
Abnormally Funny People perform stand up comedy shows in London, the Edinburgh Fringe, around the UK and sometimes internationally.
Academy Art of Diversity - Teatro la Ribalta are a professional theatre company in which disabled and non-disabled artists work as an ensemble.
Award winning, disruptive and urban performances by learning disabled artists.
ActionSpace supports the development of artists with learning disabilities and creates innovative projects for people with learning disabilities to engage with the visual arts.
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
Alessandro Schiattarella is a dancer, choreographer and video-grapher based in Switzerland, and his research focuses on less-visible disability.
Anjali Dance Company celebrates the creative abilities and artistic potential of people with learning disabilities and demonstrates exciting new possibilities in dance.
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.
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
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.
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
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’.
BewegGrund stands for equal rights, self-determination, equal opportunities and integration.
A force for change in Scottish theatre, creating world class projects and performances that place disabled artists centre stage.
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”.
Blue Apple is an inspirational and ambitious theatrical company that supports performers with learning disabilities to develop and present high quality drama, dance and film productions for the widest possible audiences
Bogdan Tomashevskiy is a visual artist based in Kiev working in sculpture and architecture
BDS is an experimental theater formation (long-term social theater project) bringing together actors with experience of psychiatric treatment and theater professionals. The ensemble will celebrate thirty years of its existence in 2021.