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With the support of the peak national body for arts and disability Arts Access Australia (AAA) Dao is developing a blog highlighting the voices of artists working within the sector, talking about disability arts from the perspective of some of the key work and connections being made, down under.

Emma Bennison: It’s the Little Things That Get You Dreaming Big

15 February 2016


On 27 and 28 January I was delighted to be invited by Arts and Disability Ireland to speak and perform at their Creative Connections: Arts and Disability Conversation and Showcase event. It had to be one of the most welcoming, accessible, thought-provoking and just plain fun events I’ve ever been to. Sure, I was already predisposed to getting the most out of it. But the fact that it opened with Jess Thom, (whose show ‘Backstage in Biscuit Land’) was one of the...

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21 February 2016

Dr Michael Cole

A really inspiring article. Jess Thom sounds empowering; I wish we had someone like her here in Australia. We do our best at Artescape at Rouse Hill in Sydney.

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