Project:Electric Bodies

Disconsortia – A DIY Disabled Artist-Led Takeover

performance photo

As part of DAO’s Electric Bodies project – Disconsortia brought twenty disabled artists from the North East of England together at the ARC arts centre in Stockton on 6th and 7th November 2019. Producer Vici Wreford-Sinnott reflects on the impact of the workshop and cabaret events on the disability arts community.

Disconsortia – A Lyrical Essay

portrait shot of a young woman running a workshop

As part of DAO’s Electric Bodies project – Disconsortia, produced by Vici Wreford-Sinnott – brought twenty disabled artists from the North East of England together at the ARC arts centre in Stockton. Writer-in-residence Lisette Auton reflects on the two-day workshop.

‘Electric Bodies’ Workshop 3

black and white drawing of a group of figures

As part of ‘Electric Bodies’ we ran a series of three workshops discussing attitudes to disability arts and the disability arts community among disabled artists from a variety of backgrounds. The second session was held with a group of people who were, on the whole, less established as disabled artists within the disability arts sector than the participants in the first workshop.

Electric Bodies: Workshop 2

As part of ‘Electric Bodies’ we ran a series of three workshops discussing attitudes to disability arts and the disability arts community among disabled artists from a variety of backgrounds. The second session was held with a group of people who were, on the whole, less established as disabled artists within the disability arts sector than the participants in the first workshop…