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Unlimited Events

Here you can find details of Unlimited events including surgeries and support for artists and companies thinking of applying to Unlimited, as well as details of events by commissioned artists and companies as part of Unlimited.

Challenging Spaces: Access And Performance Art

26 Jul, 2016 | Unlimited | London

Hackney Showroom, Hackney Downs Studios

Host Clara Giraud ,Project Manager for Unlimited, is joined by a selection of this years TF2016 artists and producers to creatively open, challenge and discuss issues surrounding access and performance art.  Creating a dialogue together this talk will consider what practices are and can be and what it means to engage with wider audiences.

This talk will be FREE but booking in advance is essential.

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‘Why programme work by disabled artists?’

22 Apr, 2016 | Unlimited | South West

Strike a Light Festival, Gloucester Guildhall

 

Why programme work by disabled artists?

Is it any good?

Does anyone want to see it?
Join us for a structured afternoon to discuss these questions and others.

The panel will include:

Unlimited Jo Verrent & Simon Overington-Hickford
Candoco Dance Company Rebecca Dawson Executive Director
Colchester Arts Centre Anthony Roberts
Touretteshero Jess Thom
Twocan Nickie Wildin (GDance & Gareae Associate Artist)

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Nesta: Making Digital Work

07 Oct, 2015 | Unlimited | Midlands

The Birmingham Rep, Broad Street, Birmingham

An event designed for you to share and participate in the learning from the funded projects of the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts.

 

Nesta, Arts Council England and the Arts & Humanities Research Council would like to invite you to Making Digital Work, an event designed for you to share and participate in the learning from the funded projects of the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts.

The day will include keynote speakers, presentations, demonstrations and performances, it will seek to explore how and why to do R&D and how to further develop digital practice.

Chaired by journalist, writer and broadcaster Samira Ahmed and with a keynote delivered by Deborah Bull, Director, Culture at King’s College London.

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No Boundaries

29 - 30 Sep, 2015 | Unlimited | NorthSouth West

Home, Manchester - Watershed, Bristol

Tuesday 29 – Wednesday 30 September 

“IF YOU DON’T LIKE SOMETHING, CHANGE IT. IF YOU CAN’T CHANGE IT, CHANGE YOUR ATTITUDE” – Maya Angelou

No Boundaries is the industry conference for the Arts, museums and libraries, with a focus on presenting questions and challenging new ideas on the role of arts and culture, finding positive approaches to influence change and supporting the sector’s growth in a world of unknowns.

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Debate: Disability – A Creative Advantage

26 Aug, 2015 | Unlimited | Scotland

Fringe Central - Fringe Venue 2 ​

Wednesday, August 26

Looking at disability from a fresh perspective, Jo Verrent, Senior Producer at Unlimited illustrates just how disabled artists are using their lived experience (of disability) as a creative spur to create art that is innovative and universally appealing. Join us for a provocative discussion about the benefits, rather than the barriers, of disability within the creative sector. Followed by a Q&A.

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two Stopgap Dancers Performing

iF Not Now, When?

25 Aug, 2015 | Unlimited | Scotland

Out Of The Blue Drill Hall - Fringe Venue 195

Tuesday, August 25

Do we need to label disabled artists? Join the conversation, see things differently, meet the Unlimited and iF Platform artists, take part and change perceptions in a day of talking, doing and making a difference. An inclusive warm-up led by Stopgap, discussions and provocations around language, access, labels and creating a diverse future.

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Photo of Summerhall Taken from in-front of the building

Unlimited Exhibition

05 Aug - 05 Oct, 2015 | Unlimited | Scotland

Summerhall - Meadows Galleries - Fringe Venue 26

Exhibition Launch – 4th August

Exhibition – 5th August – 5th October 2015

Unlimited’s first exhibition at Summerhall is a series of ambitious mixed media installations by the UK’s leading disabled artists. The exhibition deals with historical and contemporary issues, offering insight into the lives of others whilst also exploring topics which affect us all.

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Roundtable Discussion – Critiquing Disabled Artists

14 Jul, 2015 | Unlimited | North

Northumbria University, Squires Building

Tuesday 14 July

Northumbria University’s Senior Lecturer in Performing Arts , Matt Hargrave, leads a roundtable discussion on the topic of Critiquing Disabled Artists.

This roundtable offers artists, promoters and academics the opportunity to gather in order to:

  • Explore the role of criticism (blog/academic/mainstream) in relation to Unlimited’s work and the work of disabled artists more widely
  • Discuss and frame the questions that require further exploration
  • Briefly consider additional sources of funding for such work, including provisional scoping of a bid for an AHRC network grant (i.e., is there a need/desire/potential for an international network that brings together practitioners and academics?)

Shaping a Diverse Future

10 Jul, 2015 | Unlimited |

The Point, Eastleigh

Friday 10 July, 10:30am

A day of provocations, presentations and performances for artists, arts managers and anyone with an interest in disability arts.

Chaired by Unlimited Senior Producer Jo Verrent, discussions will focus on supporting the next generation of disabled artists and encourage participants to share their thoughts and experiences. The day will also include performances by Stopgap Dance Company and poet Rowan James.

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