Explore the programme for No Limits in Seoul, 2 weeks of online event which presents a variety of disability and inclusive arts performances and artist talks including four UK theatre and dance films and 2 talks by the UK experts in arts accessibility. This digital festival will run from 9 to 19 Nov online for free.
No Limits in Seoul 2020
- Dates: 9–19 November 2020
- Venue: Online (Pre-booking required)
- Get your tickets via nolimits.kr
- Organised by Korea Disability Arts Center (KDAC), Sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, in partnership with the British Council
The development of art and accessibility in the UK
1. Artificial Things
* The winner of the prestigious dancescreen 2019 award in the category of SCREEN CHOREOGRAPHY OVER 15 MINUTES
2. Scored in Silence
3. Into the Light
|4. Unspoken Spoken
Hijinx is an inclusive theatre company who work with learning disabled and/or autistic actors in all their productions. They were awarded by The Stage as their fast-growing global presence in the arts industry was being recognised. Hijinx showcased <Meet Fred> in Korea in 2019.
Candoco dance company, founded in 1981, is a world-leading UK dance company working with disabled and non-disabled dancers. They toured sixty countries around the world and are known in Korea for premiering <Good Morning Everybody> in collaboration with Ahn Eun-mee dance company for PyeongChang 2018 Cultural Olympiad.
Stopgap Dance Company make evocative dance productions with exceptional disabled and non-disabled artists. They started as a community dance project in 1995 and was the first company in the UK to integrate dancers with a learning and physical disability and non-disabled dancers. They performed at the London 2012 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony and will showcase <Artificial Things> which won the ‘Best Screen Choreography (over 15 minutes)’ award from Dancescreen in 2019.
Chisato Minaminura is a Japan Born Deaf Artist based in the UK. She approaches choreography from her unique perspectives as a Deaf artist, creating what I call ‘visual sound / music’. She was involved in Aerial Performances with Graeae Theatre Company, London 2012 Paralympic Opening Ceremony and Rio 2016 Paralympic Cultural Olympiad.
Zoe is a contemporary artist and also predominately works as a Creative Consultant for the cultural sector, a researcher, auditor and creative equality trainer for museums and galleries - helping them develop their skills and experiences for successfully meeting the needs of Disabled visitors. She assisted the British Council in Brazil to develop Disability arts equality frameworks for Brazil and 2016 Cultural Olympiad and with Japan in preparation for 2020 Cultural Olympiad.
VocalEyes provides services that increase opportunities for blind and partially sighted people to experience and enjoy art and heritage. Services include Audio description services, training and advice for theatre venues and producers, exhibitions, venues and events, etc. They also publish the ‘State of Theatre Access’ report to assess the improvement of the accessibility of all art venues in the UK. Roz Chalmers is a senior audio descriptor in VocalEyes.