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June 7, 2023
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Creative Accessibility: Deaf Protocols
Created in partnership with Arts AccessAbility Network of Manitoba
Join Alexandra Calbay-Martin as she discusses important accessibility issues for the Deaf community. The workshop will include tips about the Deaf, deaf myths and communication. This workshop will help you to learn about Deaf culture and protocols and how to be more welcoming and accessible to the Deaf community.
Creative Accessibility is a series of workshops that will explore disability art, the experiences of artists with disabilities and how to make art accessible. These workshops will be beneficial not only for emerging artists with disabilities, but artists at all levels of their career with and without disabilities.
About the Speaker
Everybody called her name, Bella. A proudly Deaf Filipina who loves multimedia arts, contemporary dance, and sign language, including spectrum in the expression of her identity, culture and the language. She has participated in performances, artistic activities and events as part of international and local gatherings.
In 2017, Bella joined as a member of MCSD-DAM and she has been the Vice-President for two years now.
She joined a Magic of ASL 2018 and performed a contemporary dance “Kid” and also, joined a performance show in different events.
In 2019-2021, she participated in a New Rhythm: Teaching beyond sound is a series of training videos for non-deaf dance teachers. This project is a follow-up with A New Rhythm was a video project to instruct non-deaf dance teachers in the best strategies for teaching and working with DHH dancers. She presented in a short film to teach basic ASL dance terms for the dance teachers, and so Building Big Bridges began.
She still learns many new things in the world of dance and arts and many inspiring stories to share.
Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba is a regional not-for-profit artist run charitable organization dedicated to the full inclusion of artists and audiences with disabilities into all facets of the arts community.
June 7, 2023
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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