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Colin Hambrook established Disability Arts Online in 2004. Since then he has been editing and maintaining the journal and its social media outlets. In his blog he comments on aspects of stuff going in within Disability Arts and the specific arts programmes Dao is engaged with.. as well being known to vent the occasional rant.

Arts Council cuts

8 January 2008


Digital image by Colin Hambrook

Well the New Year came in with some devastating news in terms of Arts Council funding. It appears that 194 arts organisations who are currently funded by Arts Council are being cut. Of the few disabled-led art organisations in existence, two are to be axed this coming April, both the National Disability Arts Forum (NDAF) and the London Disability Arts Forum (LDAF). The importance and relevance of disabled-led work cannot be under-estimated, both in terms of culture and equality of opportunity...

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