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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. 
 

Recent episodes

No laughing matter?

Authored on December 9, 2021

Vanessa Furlong has combined her training in circus arts with her lived experience as a mad artist and integrated them into her work as a therapeutic clown. We mostly know clowns to be the butt of the joke and having a need to make us laugh, but is that all there is to a clown? If you want to be a clown, you may find you have big shoes to fill!  

 

Follow Vanessa and fellow circus arts performer Erin Ball on Instagram

Go Ahead, Take the Other one!

Authored on November 11, 2021

Victor Enns was born in Manitoba, and knew from a young age that he was good a writing; he published his first piece in Grade 8. Living with multiple disabilities and chronic pain, Victor has used these experiences to channel the creative process and is excited to embark on his new project Listen, Here.

 Follow his progress on his website

Tactile Activism

Authored on October 14, 2021

Jenna Reid is an artist who identifies as a psychiatric survivor: her work is based in textiles and fabrics and is informed by memory, community, activism and the asking of questions around some big questions. Jenna shares with us her journey as an artist, and how it intersects with her life experiences.  

Follow Jenna on Instagram