Disability and the Novel
27 February 2009
Why are contemporary disabled characters and the plots they are involved with so often driven by ‘issues around their disability’ rather than anything else? It wasn’t so for Dickens, Stevenson or Zola, so what has changed?
Alan Scott: in memoriam
19 November 2008
Alan Scott was a photographer, printmaker, writer and raconteur with a love of philosophy and a wealth of understanding and knowledge. Sadly, Alan died on Thursday 16 October, aged 57 years.
Here DAO reproduces a selection of words and images to create
Disability Arts, a monster, a myth
2 September 2008
Penny Pepper gives a potted history, swears a lot and asks some vital questions about where the disability arts movement is going
InterAction Milton Keynes: Ways of Seeing
7 January 2008
dao presents a podcast covering the Ways of Seeing Conference which took place in Milton Keynes in September 2007
Ju Gosling: Towards a Scientific Model of Disability
14 December 2007
Ju Gosling talks about her residency at the National Institute of Medical Research
Holton Lee Disability Arts Open Exhibition
8 May 2007
Colin Hambrook reflects on the first open exhibition to embrace Disability Arts and asks how we push the debate for quality to a further level
What's up with Disability Arts?
16 December 2006
Colin Hambrook asks some questions about disability and the role of Disability Arts.
Paddy Masefield: Whose Learning Difficulty?
1 March 2006
Strength charts a journey through Disability Arts over the past 20 years
Making History with a Salon
1 July 2005
Melissa Mostyn states the case for a Deaf Arts Salon.
North West Disability Arts Forum: TransART
1 April 2005
DAO contacted North West Disability Arts Forum NWDAF to find out about an innovative project aiming to open up debate about identity, access and inclusion within contemporary art
Mat Fraser: Disability Arts: Good or Bad?
1 November 2004
Mat Fraser talks about the support he's had from the Disability Arts world and the need for more constructive criticism.