Auckland company Audio Described Aotearoa has received international recognition for its efforts in providing audio description for blind and low vision arts patrons, particularly during New Zealand’s COVID-19 lockdown.
Disabled people working across the creative industries have formed a new alliance to campaign for "an inclusive cultural recovery" following the Covid-19 pandemic.
This fund has been created by Arts Council of Northern Ireland in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and is administered by University of Atypical. Artists of all disciplines are invited to apply for 25 grants of up to £1,000 each, in order to research and develop their practice…
Arts Council of Northern Ireland and University of Atypical are delighted to announce a new fund specifically for D/deaf and disabled artists in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
During this difficult time of the COVID-19 pandemic when people need the arts more than ever, arts and cultural organizations have quickly responded by making their programming and content available to audiences around the world via online platforms. There is another important consideration, however, beyond availability: is the content accessible for people with disabilities?
For people with disabilities, online resources often represent a particularly valuable opportunity to access culture. This is why the #culturecheznous platform has given pride of place to this specific offer, which is destined to become a permanent feature.