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Call for Presenters (Calgary): Spark Festival 2016 – SPARK Disability Art Festival

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Call for Presenters (Calgary): Spark Festival 2016 – SPARK Disability Art Festival

SPARK Disability Art FestivalSeeking proposals on art, diversity, inclusion, and a lived experience of disability

The SPARK Disability Art Festival is seeking emerging or professional artists to present on subjects relating to art, diversity, inclusion and a lived experience of disability during this year’s SPARK Festival November 28 – December 2, 2016.

Deadline to Submit: September 15, 2016

PRESENTORS must self-identify as an artist or arts professional who is Deaf, has a disability and/or is living with mental illness. Preference will be given to at least 1 individual with a developmental disability although artists pan-disability are eligible to apply; presenters with a developmental disability are invited to present with support if necessary. Presentors should expect to share artistic practices that illustrate art and disability, showcasing the ideas, approaches and challenges behind this type of work. Presenters are free to propose topics, interactive or exploratory experiences that will take place during the closing night of the Festival.

  • Presentations may be up to 20 minutes in length.
  • Proposals for presentations are being accepted until 11:59pm midnight on September 15, 2016.

To submit, or for inquiries, contact Roxanne Taylor care of In-Definite Arts: [email protected] | 403-253-3174 Ext. 231 | 8038 Fairmount Drive SE Calgary AB T2H 0Y1.

For more information on proposals, please click here.

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