Accessible Arts Practices with Access Arts
(Tuesday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm(GMT+10:00) View in my time
Having an arts practice that prioritises access is essential. In this online session, learn how to improve how you connect with people with disability or who are d/Deaf through your
Having an arts practice that prioritises access is essential. In this online session, learn how to improve how you connect with people with disability or who are d/Deaf through your online and in-person arts projects.
Madeleine Little, Festival Director of Undercover Artist Festival, Access Arts will introduce best practice access considerations for people with disability in context to arts and culture. Madeleine will cover key topics:
- An overview of the Social Model of Disability
- Common barriers to access in the arts
- Best practice ways to navigate access barriers
- Overview of terms and recommended language
Madeleine will also provide resources for further information and support.
What to expect
This webinar is best suited to artists and arts workers wanting to practice Allyship. Attendees can expect to:
- Reflect on their arts practice to consider changes that remove barriers of access.
- Gain knowledge and confidence using inclusive language and preferred terms.
What to bring
Please bring questions to discuss with Madeleine. If you would like to provide these to Flying Arts in advance of the webinar, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Flying Arts also recommend having note taking materials on hand.
This online session will be held via ClickMeeting a webinar broadcasting room. The webinar will be recorded and uploaded to Flying Arts’ YouTube with Closed Captions (English) after the program concludes.
An AusLan interpreter will be present during the online session.
To discuss specific access needs, please contact email@example.com.
About your facilitator: Madeleine Little (she/her) is a performer, theatre maker and access consultant for the performing arts based in Brisbane. Her acting credits include her recent work as Dr Emma Brookner in The Normal Heart (2022, Ad Astra Theatre) and as the lead in Hold (2019), which she also wrote, directed and produced for her Master of Arts (Creative Arts) research testing accessible theatre practice conventions in a new work. As an actor, Madeleine has been recognised for her performance as Dr Emma Brookner in The Normal Heart (Ad Astra Theatre) with a Matilda Award for Best Supporting Actor in an Independent Production. As a leader in the disability arts sector, Madeleine currently sits on the board of Arts Access Australia and has received multiple awards: Early Career Artist Award – Australia Council’s National Arts and Disability Awards (2022), National Leadership Award – Arts Access Australia (2019), Stella Young Award – Arts Access Victoria (2018). Madeleine holds Master of Arts (Creative Arts – UniSQ) and Bachelor of Fine Arts (Drama – QUT). For more, visit her website: madeleinelittle.com.