Campaigning for people with learning disabilities to live as they choose
Beauty is a binding thread that runs through Camphill life. From the buildings, their design, the materials used to build them and the environment through to the arts, music, festivals and plays Camphill residents and co-workers are encouraged to build their personal confidence and self-esteem through the self-expression
The WorldWide Weave is a unique project involving hundreds of people all over the Camphill Movement in 19 distinct nations and regions. There have been contributions from 61 communities.
The Archive and Collection preserves the legacy of disability arts, allowing future generations of disabled people to celebrate the creative and political artefacts of disability.
“This Archive tells a powerful heritage story about the Disability Arts Movement. I am proud to have led on a project that has reinterpreted the great art, culture and story of struggle produced by disabled people and their allies for so many decades.”
Iris is just 6 years old. Her exceptional focus and attention to detail have helped her create incredibly beautiful paintings that many of her fans (and buyers) have likened to Monet’s works.
Action Space projects Studio projects are the core of its work. Weekly sessions beginning, emerging and established artists with learning disabilities work in a professional studio environment with guidance and mentoring.
Case Carlotta Barcelona-based design studio that includes people with Down's syndrome, autism and intellectual disabilities.
Manchester College's Artist in Residence Grace Igoe talks about expressing herself and autism through her work and the barriers and stigma she has overcome.
Australian artist Andrew Grant launched his first exhibition, The Renaissance Project last month, a series of unique paintings, exploring a sense of self. The artworks echo techniques of Brett Whiteley, who inspired Grant from time spent in art galleries as a child. The abstruse contours of bodily figures and vague landscapes in Whiteley’s work spoke louder to Andrew than academia ever could.