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Arts and Disability Networking Cork


Arts and Disability Networking (ADN) Cork aims to increase local capacity in the area of arts and disability.

ADN offers training and support to personnel from venues and arts organisations as well as individual artists as a means of extending the scope of arts and disability practices, and promotes the presentation of high quality professional arts and disability work in local venues.

The ADN Cork programme took place in 2012 and included:

  • The delivery of Disability Equality Training (DET) by Arts & Disability Ireland to Cork Venues and Festivals on the 21st March 2012.
  • Triskel, the Firkin Crane, Cork Opera Hosue and the Everyman Theatre completed Access Audits focusing on the accessibility of their venue, marketing and promotional material.
  • Shows during the Cork Midsummer Festival will have audio description and captioning for a deaf and visually impaired audience.
  • Fabulous Beast presents RIAN, Cork Opera House 23rd June at 8pm with Audio description as part of the Cork Midsummer Festival 2012.
  • Pat Kinevane and Fishamble: The New Play Company presents Silent Cork Arts Theatre, 29th June at 8pm with Audio description and captioning
  • The Ark and Theatre Lovett presents The Girl who forgot to sing Badly, Everyman Theatre 30th June at 2.30pm with captioning
  • San Francisco based artistic director Eric Kupers of Dandelion, Dance Theatre has been resident with Croi Clan integrated Dance Company mentoring the company and creating a new contemporary dance with people with an without disability. This dance piece will be showcased at the Irish Performing Arts Festival 2012.
  • An focused nightclub CULTURE CLUB for and by people with intellectual disabilities in November 2012 in partnership with UK based arts and disability group Heart n Soul and local partners.

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Repro Free No Charge.
(left to right) at the launch of the Arts and Disability Networking (ADN) Cork, In Millennium hall, City hall.
Arts and Disability Networking (ADN) Cork is an innovative capacity building model in the area of Arts and Disability.  It involves a creative partnership between the Arts Council, Arts and Disability Ireland (ADI) and Cork City Council Arts Office in association with the arts and disability sectors in the city.  It offers training and support to personnel from venues and arts organisations as well as individual artists as a means of extending the scope of arts and disability practices, and promotes the presentation of high quality professional arts and disability work in local venues.  
Pic Darragh Kane

Tara Brandel, Croi Glan and Eric Kupers, Dandelion Dance Theatre San Francisco during the launch of ADN Cork

ADN aims to push the production of arts and disability work that is artistically ambitious and innovative.

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Mary Nugent performing in Pass Path Groove by Croi Glan, developed as part of ADN Cork

 

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Repro Free No Charge.
(left to right) at the launch of the Arts and Disability Networking (ADN) Cork, In Millennium hall, City hall.
Arts and Disability Networking (ADN) Cork is an innovative capacity building model in the area of Arts and Disability.  It involves a creative partnership between the Arts Council, Arts and Disability Ireland (ADI) and Cork City Council Arts Office in association with the arts and disability sectors in the city.  It offers training and support to personnel from venues and arts organisations as well as individual artists as a means of extending the scope of arts and disability practices, and promotes the presentation of high quality professional arts and disability work in local venues.  
Pic Darragh Kane

Pádraig Naughton, Tara Brandel, Eric Kupers, Orla Moloney and Monica Corcoran at launch of ADN Cork

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Mary Nugent and Dawn performing for Croi Glan

Theatre Lovetts The Girl who Forgot to Sing Badly which was captioned at Cork MidSummer Festival 2012

Theatre Lovetts The Girl who Forgot to Sing Badly which was captioned at Cork MidSummer Festival 2012

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