Partners & Affiliated Organizations



Tangled Art + Disability Logo

Tangled Art + Disability is boldly redefining how the world experiences art and those who create it. Tangled is a not for profit art + disability organization dedicated to connecting professional and emerging artists, the arts community and a diverse public through creative passion and artistic excellence. Their mandate is to support Deaf, Mad and disability-identified artists, to cultivate Deaf, Mad and disability arts in Canada, and to enhance access to the arts for artists and audiences of all abilities.

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British Council LogoThe British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We work with over 100 countries in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Last year we reached over 75 million people directly and 758 million people overall including online, broadcasts and publications. We make a positive contribution to the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust. Founded in 1934 we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body. We receive 15 per cent core funding grant from the UK government.

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Canada Council for the Arts Logo

The Canada Council for the Arts is Canada’s public arts funder. The Council’s grants, services, initiatives, prizes, and payments contribute to the vibrancy of a creative and diverse arts and literary scene and support its presence across Canada and abroad. The Council’s investments foster greater engagement in the arts among Canadians and international audiences.

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Bodies in Translation Logo

Bodies in Translation: Activist Art, Technology, and Access to Life (BIT), is a multidisciplinary, university-community research project that at its core, aims to cultivate and research disability and activist arts and culture. Bodies in Translation is supported by the Social Science and Research Council of Canada and is a project of Re•Vision: The Centre for Art and Social Justice at the University of Guelph. 

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Include Arts Logo


Include Arts was a UK based organization offering training and consultancy on Relaxed Performances for arts and cultural venues. The organization, and it’s Founder and Director Kirsty Hoyle, have been at the forefront of increasing access to cultural spaces and events in the UK for the last decade.

Affiliated Organizations

Inside Out Theatre is a Deaf and disability theatre company in Calgary Alberta invested in artistic excellence, community development, and deepening accessibility. The company offers community-based drama programs to people with disabilities as well as produces and presents plays created by artists with disabilities and their allies. Inside Out Theatre works to improve theatre’s accessibility for audience members and to ensure their equity and dignity in attending performing arts in Calgary through initiatives such as the Good Host Program.
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Creative Users Projects is a disability-led, national arts service organization offering community programs and an online platform to connect people to cultural knowledge, resources, and accessible opportunities with the goal of helping artists and arts leaders build stronger and more inclusive communities.
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