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    Disability in the arts

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    • Physically integrated dance

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    • Disability in the arts

    • Disability in the arts is an aspect within various arts disciplines of inclusive practices involving disability. It manifests itself in the output and mission of some stage and modern dance performing-arts companies, and as the subject matter of individual works of art, such as the work of specific painters and those w ... Read »


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    • Sandra Alland

    • Sandra Alland is an Glasgow-based Scottish-Canadian writer, interdisciplinary artist, small press publisher, performer, filmmaker and curator. Alland's work focuses on social justice, language, humour and experimental forms. Sandra Alland grew up in Scarborough, a suburb of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She was raised ... Read »


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    • Disability art

    • Disability art or disability arts is any art, theatre, fine arts, film, writing, music that takes disability as its theme or whose context relates to disability. Disability arts is an area of art where the context of the art takes on disability as its theme. Disability art is about exploring the conceptual ideas a ... Read »


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    • The Beggars

    • The Beggars

      The Beggars (also The Cripples) is an oil-on-panel by Flemish renaissance artist Pieter Bruegel the Elder, painted in 1568. It is currently held and exhibited at the Louvre in Paris. This work is the only painting by Bruegel in the Louvre, received as a gift in 1892. Attempts have been made to interpret the pictu ... Read »


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    • Benda Bilili!

    • Benda Bilili!

      Benda Bilili! is a 2010 documentary by Renaud Barret and Florent de La Tullaye, produced by Yves Chanvillard and Nadim Cheikhrouha (Screenrunner). The film follows the Kinshasa street musician group Staff Benda Bilili, whose core members of the group are disabled due to polio. "Benda Bilili" means “look beyond ap ... Read »


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    • The Blind Leading the Blind

    • "The blind leading the blind" is an idiom and a metaphor in the form of a parallel phrase which can be traced back to the Upanishads, written between 800 BCE and 200 BCE. A similar metaphor exists in the Buddhist Pali Canon, composed in North India, and preserved orally until it was committed to writing during the ... Read »


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    • British Paraorchestra

    • The British Paraorchestra, based in Bristol, is an orchestra consisting entirely of musicians with disabilities—the first ever orchestra of its kind in the United Kingdom. The Paraorchestra was formed by conductor Charles Hazlewood in 2011 as a project to create a platform for the top disabled musicians, with the ... Read »


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    • Chuck Close

    • Chuck Close

      Charles Thomas "Chuck" Close (born July 5, 1940) is an American painter and artist and photographer who achieved fame as a photorealist, through his massive-scale portraits. Close often paints abstract portraits of himself and others, which hang in collections internationally. Although a catastrophic spinal artery coll ... Read »


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    • Committee of Inquiry into the Arts and Disabled People

    • Committee of Inquiry into the Arts and Disabled People was set up by the Carnegie Trust UK in 1982, and was the first comprehensive review in the UK evaluating the facilities available for disabled people to participate in the arts. It was chaired by Richard Attenborough. The report, known as the Attenborough Report, w ... Read »


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    • Create (charity)

    • Create

      Create is a UK creative arts charity (registered charity number 1099733) based in London, which offers creative workshops and arts experiences led by professional artists in community settings, schools, prisons and hospitals. The charity works with seven priority groups: young patients; disabled children and adults; y ... Read »


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    • DaDaFest

    • DaDaFest

      DaDaFest is a disability arts organisation based in Liverpool, UK. It delivers an international, biennial festival and organises other events to promote disability and deaf arts from a variety of cultural perspectives. Alongside the festival and events, DaDaFest organises opportunities for disabled and deaf people to g ... Read »


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    • Chris Tally Evans

    • Chris Tally Evans is a British disabled artist, actor, director and writer. He trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama as a performer and graduated from Trinity College, London with a teaching diploma. Evans' interest in theatre and music started as a teenager when he joined West Glamorgan Youth Theatre a ... Read »


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    • InterACT Disability Arts Festival

    • The InterACT Disability Arts Festival is an annual three-day event which showcases the talents of disabled performers, authors, artists, and artisans in Auckland, New Zealand. The event has been described by the Minister for Disability Issues, Tariana Turia, as "a chance for people of all abilities to celebrate and sha ... Read »


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    • Krip Hop

    • Krip-Hop is a movement demonstrating alternate arrangements by which hip hop artists with disabilities can communicate through social media, including educators, journalists and conferences. The movement uses hip hop music as a means of expression for the disabled, providing them an opportunity to share their experienc ... Read »


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    • Maud Lewis

    • Maud Lewis (March 7, 1903 – July 30, 1970) was a Canadian folk artist from Nova Scotia. She remains one of Canada's best known folk artists. Lewis was born Maud Dowley on March 7, 1903 in South Ohio, Nova Scotia, the daughter of John and Agnes (Germain) Dowley. She suffered from a result of juvenile rheumato ... Read »


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    • Mouth and foot painting

    • Mouth and foot painting is a technique to create drawings, paintings and other works of art by maneuvering brushes and other tools with the mouth or foot. The technique is mostly used by artists who through illness, accident or congenital disability have no use of their hands. The Association of Mouth and Foot Painting ... Read »


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    • A Nervous Smile

    • A Nervous Smile is a play written by John Belluso that was originally commissioned by the Actors Theatre of Louisville and opened March 4, 2005 for the 29th annual Humana Festival of New American Plays. It was originally directed by David Esbjornson and starred Sean Haberle as Brian, Maureen Mueller as Eileen, Mhari Sa ... Read »


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    • ReelAbilities

    • ReelAbilities is the United States' largest film festival dedicated to showcasing films by, or about, people with disabilities. It was founded by JCC Manhattan in New York City in 2007. The Festival's Co-directors are Isaac Zablocki and Ravit Turjeman. ReelAbilities strives to make the festival as fully accessible ... Read »


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    • Shape Arts

    • Shape Arts or Shape is a London-based arts charity, funded by Arts Council England, that is committed to providing opportunities for disabled individuals wanting to work in the arts and cultural sector. It trains participants and runs arts and development programmes across all of the creative arts: visual arts, music, ... Read »


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    • Theatre shadowing

    • Theater shadowing is a technique used in stage acting in order to allow deaf viewers to understand. A sign language interpreter stands near the actor they are interpreting as their "shadow". Often it only takes two interpreters to shadow an entire performance by switching back and forth between different actors and gro ... Read »


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