Disability Arts Online - Newsletter 4 March 2012

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National events listings:
Hunterian Museum presents Carbolic, Casebook and Controversy


Lister 2012: A series of talks celebrating the life of Joseph Lister in the centenary of
his death at the Hunterian Museum, Royal College of Surgeons. Live speech-to-text
for deaf and hard of hearing visitors delivered by STAGETEXT.

Pecha Kucha Night Wakefield #5

Pecha Kucha Night Wakefield is an inspirational and intriguing event where artists
and creative practitioners meet and exchange ideas - at The Hepworth Wakefield

Artist talk at Shape, London


Ivan Riches and Simon Purins will give an artist talk at Shape’s head office. Ivan (a
disabled artist) and Simon run a filmmaking organisation and will show two films and
discuss an installation ‘My life in 100 match boxes’

Extant present a Spring Tour of 'Sheer'

07/03/2012 - 04/04/2012

Extant takes its company of outstanding blind artists and blends burlesque, comedy
and horror, to create a thrilling and unique moment where immersion meets

The Hunterian Museum presents Anatomy of an Athlete

13/03/2012 - 29/09/2012

The Hunterian Museum has worked with the Medical Artists’ Association to generate
new artworks that explore the anatomy and physiology of elite athletics. The artists
illustrate the key role played by sports and exercise medicine, and surgery in particu

National jobs listings:
CoolTan Arts seek Self Advocacy Trainer & Project Administrator

Location: London | Closing date: 6 March 2012
Remuneration: £22K - £24K (Full Time - 2 year Fixed Term Contract)

An exciting new role has arisen to provide administration and training alongside the
Self-Advocacy Training Manager. The post-holder will develop and co-deliver a
programme of peer-lead/group training, one to one tutorials, in collaboration with

CoolTan Arts seek Administration and Community Involvement

Location: Brixton, London | Closing date: 8 March 2012

Remuneration: £17K - £21K (Full Time - 1 Year Fixed Term Contract)

A new opportunity at CoolTan Arts has arisen and we are looking for an experienced
personable administrator/receptionist with excellent communication and volunteer
supervision skills.

Public Art Commission

Location: Blairgowrie | Closing date: 9 March 2012

Remuneration: £4000 inclusive of materials, travel, installation costs etc.

Perth and Kinross Council are currently seeking to commission an artist to
collaborate with pupils and members of the wider community on a public art project
for Blairgowrie Community Campus.

General Manager (Maternity cover)

Location: Farnham, Surrey | Closing date: 14 March 2012

Remuneration: £28000

StopGAP Dance Company seeks to appoint a Full-time General Manager (Maternity
cover, fixed term contract) to join the company at an exciting period in its
The Freewheelers Theatre Company seek a Fundraiser

Location: Leatherhead, Surrey | Closing date: 31 March 2012

Remuneration: £,2000

The Freewheelers Theatre Company are urgently seeking a fundraiser to start work
at once on two major projects

National opportunity and workshop listings:
Business Planning Workshops

05/03/2012 - 02/04/2012

The Unicorn Theatre in London SE1 will host three Shape workshops looking at
creating a business plan.

Industry Expectations - Artform Workshops

29/02/2012 - 11/04/2012

Professional development in visual arts, performing arts, creative writing and
journalism and music covered in a series of workshops at Shape in Kentish Town,
Full Circle Arts present Hackshack - an opportunity to solve

29/02/2012 - 22/03/2012

Do you get frustrated with using, doing or making something because nobody
thought of your needs when designing a product? At Full Circle Arts offices in

CALL FOR IDEAS – R&D Support. Deadline April 4th 2012.

21/02/2012 - 04/04/2012

Without Walls is accepting proposal submissions for new R&D work

The Orchestra Project

20/02/2012 - 15/03/2012

James Rose, film-maker is looking for looking for both novice & experienced
volunteer players as well as people with no musical history, but who are keen to


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