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A group of gifted stand-up comedians strutting their funny stuff. All but one of them is disabled. They are all very, very, very funny people.
The site gives an over view of Adams' fine art practice which draws upon a wide range of materials and processes including photography, video, sound recording and digital sound and visual manipulation, 3D installations, traditional sculpture and illustration.
James Aldridge has been working as a professional visual artist for over ten years; using creative ways to develop, and communicate to others, sustainable and nurturing models of being with the world and each other. His work focuses on the role of visual arts practice in promoting ecological awareness.
Visual artist who makes complex multi-layered images based on genetic structures. These images are made into digital prints on canvas or paper, to which paint, glitter and varnish is applied, decorating the sinister and exploring the contrast between the digital and man-made mark.
Disabled performance artist and filmmaker. Site includes a selection of film stills and critiques, subverting traditional perceptions of disability.
My studio practice centres around finding ways to understand and represent my embodied experience as a wheelchair user, opening up profound issues about methods of self-representation and the power of self-narration in challenging the nexus of power and control that created the ‘disabled’ as 'other.'
Site for American author Andy Behrman. Contains details of his book A Memoir of Mania, published by Penguin Books.
A sit down comedienne halied by The Scotsman as a female Ivor Cutler. Liz provides entertainment from 10 to 60 minutes with story, song (with ukulele and Casio keyboard) poetry and competition (if required and useful for the smaller audience).
Disabled photographer with online gallery under the headings of advertising, illustration and travel.
One of the most inspiring and influential musicians, composers and record producers on the British Asian music scene. A pioneer of the worldwide Bhangra phenomenon, he combined traditional Indian rhythms, with western instruments and multitrack recording techniques, thus transforming Punjabi music into a new dancefloor sound. Since the age of 18 Kuljit has composed and produced over two thousand songs and is responsible for the rise to fame of numerous Bhangra and Bollywood stars.
Steven Bloch, who died in February 2008, was a professional photographer who worked both in the United Kingdom and abroad specialising in promoting awareness of disabled people for over 10 years.
His work was published by various government bodies, publishing houses, the national press, disability press and educational institutions as well as numerous charitable organisations. The Department of Work and Pensions, Oxford University Press and the Open University.
Sally is a visually impaired artist who works primarily as a painter in oils and watercolours, using photography and sketchbooks as part of her practice.
A renowned, award-winning artist who uses combinations of digital and traditional technologies to create and control interactive sculptures and environments.
Louise Buglass is a freelance illustrator, photographer and designer. Her work is varied in both medium and subject matter - from sketches to finished pieces.
A visual artist interested in language, identity and sub-cultures, using a range of mediums including digital photography, collage, text based work and steel signage, as well as painting and printmaking.
Home page for Ouch! journalist and disabled comedienne par exellence.
English writer and painter who was involved with the Surrealist movement during the 1930s. Her story 'Down Below' gives an account of her experience in a Spanish insane asylum after her lover Max Ernst, was sent to a concentration camp in 1939.
Disabled stand-up comedian who has been taking the UK disability circuit by storm.
Chuck Close is reknowned to be one of the foremost contemporary portrait painters in America. This website gives an overview of his lifes' work.
Edinburgh-based freelance journalist: specialises in arts & culture, disability issues, and military resettlement. Recent articles and reviews have appeared in regional and national publications including Able, Disability Arts Online, The Herald, PinkPaper.com, and Scotland on Sunday.
Disabled dancer and musician from Guinea, West Africa and member of Toukounou Dance Company. Site provides video clips and photos and a resume of his work.
Colour is the secret key to my work. I am an abstract artist and I break up images. I specialise in traditional and digital printmaking including painting. You can view a gallery of my work on my website.
Marlena Corcoran is an electronic narrative artist whose work is informed by disability. The site contains links to a range work performed, exhibited and published in the US and Europe, including her internet play, The Birth of the Christ Child: A Divine Comedy.
Lynn Cox is a visually impaired artist who creates concept driven mixed and multi media artworks. Her website also gives details of her work as a Disability Equality/Visual Awareness Trainer and consultant for museums and galleries.
Award-winning published poet and performer, Cremin's website contains details of her publications, readings and Altered Egos - her one-woman show consisting of six taut monologues that unravel the untidy lives of everyday women 'surviving in the margins.'