Britain's leading professional performing arts company of visually impaired people is led by Artistic Director and CEO Maria Oshodi. Extant has become an innovation in arts management and creative practice, bringing a unique cultural perspective of visual impairment to broaden employment, training and consultancy through the arts. Our latest project is Flatland.

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A woman holds a red cube in one hand, holding the other out in front of her as if feeling her way. She wears a black overall type suit

Flatland revealed: a revolutionary approach to accessibility?

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Job Opportunity: Participation Programme Manager

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Maria on film

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Flatland featured at Art for Tomorrow 2015

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I’m proud to be a patron of Extant, and feel inspired by the company’s ability put the talents of visually impaired artists to so creatively at the heart of its work, giving us a unique perspective on the arts.

Juliet Stevenson MBE, Extant patron