Projects 2014

Welsh Writers Group

Our small group of Welsh writers had a really interesting session in Tŷ Newydd with Sian Northey on Sunday afternoon 15 June. Sian was on the shortlist for Book of the Year 2014 for her recent volume of poetry, Trwy Ddyddiau Gwydr, and everyone who was there agreed that her workshop was both enjoyable and inspirational, and they are all…

Tu Fewn update: three commissions released

We are very pleased to release the three commissions from our Tu Fewn partners; Ffotogallery, g39 and Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre. The commissions on offer, are in brief: Ffotogallery – want to commission a Disabled artist to create a public-realm/digital cross platform artwork as part of the Diffusion Experience for Diffusion: Cardiff International Festival of Photography in October 2015. The commission is open…

Tu Fewn

Tu Fewn commissions launched to increase visibility of disability arts 2014 will see more opportunities for disabled artists and art organisations as leading disabled arts development organisation, DAC and DASH launch Tu Fewn, a new development programme which aims to raise the visibility of disability arts. DASH in partnership with Disability Arts Cymru has three commissions on offer for arts…

REAL HUMAN BEING

Taking Flight Theatre Company – Real Human Being Real Human Being, written by Matthew Bulgo, was a piece developed by Taking Flight in 2012 to raise awareness of Disability Hate Crime. With funding from the Welsh Government’s Equality and Inclusion grant and in partnership with Disability Arts Cymru, Taking Flight are once again touring this powerful piece of forum theatre…

MaDCaff

MaDCaff MaDCaff is a 6 month long project, funded by Time to Change Wales. MaDCaff is aimed at getting people to start talking about Mental Health and the way it brings people together is with a great lineup of talented musicians and dancers who are or have been, affected by mental illness. MaD stands for Music and Dance and Caff means…

DAC@30 Exhibition

DAC@30 exhibition Disability Arts Cymru brought together 50 pieces of art work by disabled artists from around Wales The exhibition opened on the International day of disabled people and celebrates Disability Arts Cymru’s 30th birthday. Raising the profile of the artists work, DAC@30, brought together a huge range of multimedia work by incredible artists from all over Wales. launched at…

DAC’s Training and Development week

With thanks to the Arts Council of Wales and the BBC Performing Arts Fund, participants from DAC’s Unusual Stage School have completed a residential week of training and theatre skills development. The week started working in collaboration with Visual & Performance Artist, Rachel Gadsden, on “Body mapping” and self portraits.   Throughout the week we had talks from Equity and…