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Raina Peterson, a person with long dark hair, stands in a darkened space, their face and shoulders illuminated by a theatre light. Their head is throw back and their mouth is slightly open, as if in a reverie.


The Museum of Us: Embodiment Workshop

Drawing on their practice as a yoga and dance teacher, Raina will lead participants on a journey back to our bodies, the ground and the world around us after...

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The inaugural Arts Access Victoria Amplify Award

Established to shine a light on and recognise the contributions made by Deaf and Disabled musicians in the past 12 months, this award is long overdue and rewards the...

A digital illustration with a water stream filled with different coloured blobs, in a green solid field with a blue sky and two feather falling down


The Museum of Us is Live

Click here for the video transcript Click to visit out the Museum of Us. We commissioned 50 Deaf and Disabled artists to create work exploring the questions: What could...


You’re invited to The Gathering!

Part of Arts Access Victoria’s plans for 2020 includes conducting an audit of the incredible Deaf and Disabled artists we have here in Victoria. The aims of The Gathering...

Adam Knapper drawing.


Artist in focus – Adam Knapper

Over July, Adam is utilising this funding to work toward a series of drawings for a solo online exhibition in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The project, Down the...

The Echo Collective ensemble meeting on a Zoom call.


Echo Collective online

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, performing arts ensemble Echo Collective have shifted location. From meeting at Phoenix Youth Centre in Footscray, the artists now meet online via Zoom. The ensemble have...

Michel Paul Tuomy and Adam Cass.


Artist in focus – Michel Tuomy

Artist and playwright Michel Tuomy has been interviewed by the NDIA (National Disability Insurance Agency). Michel was supported by AAV with his NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) application process. We...


City of Port Phillip announces Arts Response Grants

Under the THRIVE stream, Deaf and Disabled artists and Disability-led groups who live or work in Port Phillip can apply for up to $4,000. Applications close at 12 midnight...

Toni Arfaras and a drawing of a lizard.


Artist in focus – Toni Arfaras

“In September 2013, I was 46 years old, a primary school teacher, wife, mum of three children (aged 16, 19 and 21) and I volunteered on a variety of...