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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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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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’.
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
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.
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.
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”.
Bogdan Tomashevskiy is a visual artist based in Kiev working in sculpture and architecture
Improvisation-led filmmaker, curator and consultant with a continued interest in alternative representations of excluded voices of all kinds including conscientious objection.
Chelle is an established Visual Artist, having graduated with a bachelor in Visual Arts and Applied Design in 2007.
Chisato Minamimura is a Deaf performance artist, choreographer and BSL art guide.
An Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation based in East London, led by acclaimed performance artist Bobby Baker.
Institution whose main goal is to promote social inclusion and culture through inclusive dance.
Daniel is a visual artist who works with drawing, video and performer who discuss the relationship of the disabled body with the arts.
Dilan Aydemir is a disabled visual artist from Turkey who works in multimedia.
Artist working mainly with digital lens-based media, but also with performance, text and sound.
Epic Arts uses the arts as a powerful tool for transformation that explores and celebrates the richness of diversity through creative experiences. We work with people of all abilities and backgrounds through our Inclusive Education, Community and Social Enterprise Programmes to encourage a change in perceptions and attitudes at both a personal, and public level.
Estela Lapponi is an actress, dancer, creator / performer, choreographer, artistic director, producer and Brazilian video artist.
Disability-led national organisation that makes popular theatre characterised by directness, comedy, music, emotion and immediacy, working with material, performers and artists, reflecting the UK's diverse cultures.
writer - performer - artist - creative resister - internationally, collaboratively, virtually