News & Opportunities

Open Gate to a (grand? secret?) garden. There is a disability symbol on the stone wall

Extant at Outsiders Independence Day - 4 July

Posted on: 13 Jun 2011

Extant's Cracking Cane Dance will feature as part of Independence Day – a celebration of independence of single disabled people (and couples on a journey). NB – change of venue.

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Photo from 'The Question' using a night-vision camera showing a participant holding a box

Extant in Disability Now

Posted on: 10 May 2011

We've just been told that there's a great write-up about Extant in Disability Now!

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Clip from cover of the Arts Council's strategic framework document. Reads: Achieving Great Art for Everyone

Arts Council NPO funding awarded

Posted on: 31 Mar 2011

Extant is very pleased to announce that we will continue to receive support from  Arts Council England from 2012-2015 as one of their National Portfolio Organisations.  In 2013/14 we will receive a raise in our grant to further develop our artistic programme.

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Photograph: head shot of Amelia

Extant presents burlesque at the BBC Cultural Diversity Network event

Posted on: 11 Mar 2011

Amelia Cavallo will be performing at the BBC Cultural Diversity Network event, marking the launch of the BBC’s tenure as Chair of the CDN.

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Photograph: Dance Stage workshop - Man jumps in the air

Dance Stage film now available

Posted on: 11 Mar 2011

Dance Stage was a professional development programme for visually impaired adults, which ran from October – December 2010.

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Man writes with a braille machine

Podcasts of Writing Stage scripts …coming soon!

Posted on: 10 Mar 2011

In development: a radio mini-series about Writing Stage, Extant's professional development programme for visually impaired adults, which ran from October 2010 to January 2011.

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Extant at the Live Art Development Agency’s Access All Areas symposium

Posted on: 23 Feb 2011

Access All Areas was a two-day public programme reflecting the ways in which the practices of artists who work with Live Art have engaged with, represented, and problematised issues of disability in innovative and radical ways.  It ran from Friday 4 March from 19.00 and Saturday 5 March from 12.00, 2011 and was organised by […]

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Human Computer Interaction Conference

Posted on: 10 Aug 2010

Janet VanDerLinden of the Open University will be presenting a paper on The Question at the mobile HCI (Human Computer Interaction) conference, in September 2010 in Lisbon Portugal.

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DHRA 2010 (Digital Humanities Research Association)

Posted on: 7 Aug 2010

Maria Oshodi and Adam Spiers will give a presentation on The Question on Tuesday 7 September at the DHRA conference held at Brunel University.

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Amelia smiling - holds a gold winged phallus award

Amelia Cavallo wins the ‘Best Female Performer’ category at the Erotic Awards!

Posted on: 3 May 2010

On 30 April 2010 Amelia won the Erotic awards best female performer category at the ‘Night of the Senses’ organised by ‘The Outsiders’ in London.

Amelia performed an act that Extant developed with her, through our burlesque work in progress.

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Portrait image of Maria smiling.

Women to Watch

Posted on: 5 Mar 2010

Maria Oshodi Artistic Director of Extant nominated and selected for the ‘Women To Watch’ list

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