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Accessing Art with Amy

Amy Amantea speaks with artists, and learns what inspires them, what adaptations they have developed, and the barriers they face. 
 

Accessing Art with Amy

Amy Amantea speaks with artists, and learns what inspires them, what adaptations they have developed, and the barriers they face. 
 

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Breath, Stretch, Repeat

Authored on April 15, 2021

What is Stop Motion Animation – its more than just cartoons. It can be done with any medium. Joining is from her home in Toronto, Cristal Buemi shared her journey is discovering movement through different mediums, even salt!
We explore this universe through Cristal’s "behind the scenes" lens

www.cristalbuemi.com

The Blind D.J.

Authored on April 1, 2021

Initially from Ghana, George Quarcoo discovered the art of the D.J. after moving to Canada. He became aware the available technology was relatively accessible for his low level of vision, and focused on the art of creating the sounds that excite him around a particular track and feeling the vibe of the crowd. Performing gigs in a variety of environments – weddings, night clubs, lounges, corporate events and private parties – George says “variety is the key” and that he doesn’t limit himself to a specific genre.

Dancing with the Flames

Authored on March 18, 2021

Vancouver's Kristina Shelden is a singer-songwriter and performer who identifies with a disability and chronic pain. Kristina’s voice is packed with depth, power and vulnerability; she embodies a unique control over her voice and gracefully carries it from soft and delicate to an avalanche of sound. She is an integral part of the disability music scene and sits on the board of directors for Vancouver Adapted Music Society (VAMS).