The National Disability Arts Collection & Archive (NDACA) Project Team is currently bringing to life the heritage and rich history of the Disability Arts Movement.
The Disability Arts Movement is a heritage story that began in the late 1970s and still flourishes today. It involves disabled creatives, activists, their allies and disability arts organisations all over the UK, who campaigned and broke barriers to make real change for disabled people.
Change did happen with the Disability Discrimination Act being passed through Parliament in 1995. Along the way to achieving justice and rights, disabled people made the great art, music and culture that chronicles the Disability Arts Movement. Piss on Pity, indeed!
NDACA will provide an important resource for disabled people to realise their own heritage and bring non-disabled people closer to the barriers of a disabling world.
April 2018 sees the launch of NDACA's brand new website, a series of oral history films, our online catalogue of over 2000 images, interactive learning resources, opportunities for a new generation of disabled artists, and more!
Buckinghamshire New University will host NDACA’s uniquely accessible research facilities, providing a space to study the archive in even more depth.
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Banner image: Portrait of Julie McNamara by Tanya Raabe-Webber