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  • Artists with disabilities make music with seniors in workshop

    August 13, 2022

    , Community Engagement

    ART:DIS partnered with Tony Memmel (an award-winning singer-songwriter who was born with a limb difference) to conduct 4 sessions of inclusive music jamming workshops from 13–28 August 2022. 40 of our students and artists, together with their parents/caregivers, as well as 10 seniors from Yong-en Care Centre had the opportunity…

  • International gathering of experts discuss inclusivity in arts & culture

    June 17, 2022

    , Press Release

    Over 100 organisations and creatives from five countries will come together for Creative Well-being Tokyo 2022: International Conference on Open Access to Culture, which aims to promote social inclusion by improving accessibility and expanding opportunities for persons with disabilities (PWDs), non-locals, ageing communities and young children to participate in the…

  • Visually impaired performing artist being nurtured to fulfil her dream

    May 5, 2022

    , Channel 8

    Claire Teo is an Emerging Artist of ART:DIS who, at the age of four, was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa. It is a medical condition which will cause her field of vision to deteriorate till it is no smaller than the size of a coin. Though Claire will eventually lose her…

  • Musical notes are their voice

    April 18, 2022

    , Lianhe Zaobao

    In life, people with autism have difficulty expressing themselves in ways that most people can understand. Chee Jun Hong, the String Director of The Purple Symphony which is Singapore’s first inclusive orchestra, established The Joy Ensemble to enable non-disabled individuals to hear what people with autism have to say. Alongside other…

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