Artist Development

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Beyond our grass roots participation projects, Extant’s next level of support offers talent, career and employment development opportunities for visually impaired artists in the following ways:


Our flag-ship careers development training programme

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Associate Artists

We assist visually impaired artists develop and launch their own projects

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A peer support forum for visually impaired artists to run one-off performance workshops for each other to share practice and ideas.

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Creatives Database

We hold a database of visually impaired creatives and participants – Click below you wish to be added to this database to be contacted about future artist development activities

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