Monday, 5 September 2016

Arts news

ACO Move diary
Emily Dash, ACO, 1 August 2016
It is the ACO's vision to remove barriers for people with disability to participate fully in our activities and programs. This year, ACO Move had the privilege of creatively collaborating with Emily Dash, writer/actor/speaker with disability.

The program facilitator, Dean Watson, first met Emily in 2014 when they worked together in Social Network Stories at Carriageworks. “From day one I knew that Emily was a truly gifted artist” says Dean.

Emily’s brief for ACO Move 2016 was to diarise the project from within and create a written performance piece based on her observations ...

What's Happening Over There?
... is the latest addition to our list of 'Blogs we read' (in the right hand column of this page).

Alison Richardson has been a leader and innovator in disability-arts initiatives in Sydney for some years, working with and mentoring many people with Down syndrome among her students and colleagues. She currently works with the RUCKUS ensemble. Last month she set off for Europe on a Churchill Fellowship - read the 'About' post to see what she aims to do, and where she is going to do it.

Congratulations on the Fellowship Alison, we are enjoying your posts and reflections.

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