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Colin Hambrook established Disability Arts Online in 2004. Since then he has been editing and maintaining the journal and its social media outlets. In his blog he comments on aspects of stuff going in within Disability Arts and the specific arts programmes Dao is engaged with.. as well being known to vent the occasional rant.

Colin writes on the BBC documentary 'Deaf Teens in a Hearing World'

15 February 2012


portrait photo of a young woman, pictured in profile, with a smile on her face

I usually watch television documentaries on disability, expecting to be slumped in my chair groaning after two minutes, before making my excuses to the disability movement and switching off with a refusal to write yet another blog about the ignorance that abounds in the world of the media. DAO recently had a surge of activity in response to our New Voices writer Charlie Swinbourne’s review of the BBC 3 documentary ‘Deaf Teens in a Hearing World’, screened earlier this month....

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Trish Wheatley blogs about the latest content on DAO

3 February 2012


A multi-layered composition in which the artist has combined painting with many photographs, postcards and badge-like objects to evoke the struggle of the Suffragettes.

Here at DAO we’ve had a fantastic start to what promises to be an astonishing year for disabled artists.  Each month we will aim to highlight some of the new content and alert you to upcoming opportunities to get involved with DAO. So, new for this month we’ve published a flurry of new blogs from our regulars, Gini, Vince Laws, Signdance, Gary Thomas, Oska Bright, Sam Jacobs and Aidan Moesby to name a few. We also welcome five writers who have just started on our Arts Council...

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