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Wednesday 13th April, 2011

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Anya has let us know about an exhibition that open shortly featuring her work and that of Jon Adams too, working in collaboration with richly diverse groups.

Its part of a project called Collaborations which aims to explore themes of disability and diversity and celebrate the ideals and values of the Paralympic movement. The work has been created by three teams, each comprising 2 disabled artists, one disabled athlete and working with young people both in the South England and abroad.

Collaborations! 12 - 17 April

Private View: Thursday 14th, 4.30 – 6.30pm

Brighton Media Centre Gallery Friese-Greene House, 15 -17 Middle Street, BN1 1AL

Further info below:

Collaborations! is inspired by the values behind the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games and brings together artists, athletes and young people from the UK and abroad to create innovative new works.

Collaborations! is one of fifteen Accentuate projects taking place between 2009- 2012. The project aims to offer new opportunities for disabled young people to take part in collaborative creative activities with their peers in the UK and abroad. By encouraging new collaborations between disabled artists, emerging and established, and athletes, the work will offer a platform for dialogue as well as develop the practice of artists in the region. Furthermore, this first phase will provide new experiences for nearly 500 young people around the South East through consultations, workshops and performances.

Contact: shehnoor@googlemail.com and christina.pepper@creativejunction.org.uk

www.creativejunction.org.uk www.mediacentre.org/news/collaborations/