Tangled Arts Festival

Strange Beauty

April 9-26
401 Richmond St. West

The theme of the 2015 Tangled Arts Festival, Strange Beauty, celebrates the energy and vitality of contemporary disability arts in Canada, including over a dozen exhibitions, live performances, screenings, and installations. For the first time ever, Tangled Arts Festival will take place in a single multi-faceted venue: the dynamic and influential arts hub, 401 Richmond. Exhibits will include work by Steve Kean, Carrie Perrault, jes sasche, Janna Brown, and many more!

Tangled Kids Fest!

May 12-14
Daniels Spectrum

Every year, Tangled Kids Fest! invites classes from across Toronto and the GTA to experience the thrill of live performance and interactive entertainment by artists from across a wide spectrum of disciplines and abilities. Our 2015 Tangled Kids Fest! will feature festival favourites, B-Boy Luca “Lazylegz” Patuelli and Puppeteer Adam Wilkinson, along with new talent. Register your class ASAP by emailing [email protected]

Cripping the Arts

April 25 & 26
Ryerson University

The 2015 Festival concludes with Cripping the Arts, a summit on disability arts and culture co-hosted by Tangled and Ryerson University’s School of Disability Studies. This conference will bring together artists, curators, and arts professionals to explore opportunities and issues in supporting and presenting the work of artists with disabilities. We are pleased to welcome founder and artistic director of the UK’s DaDaFest, Ruth Gould, as our keynote speaker.