New 3 year ground-breaking project enhancing blind people's experience of art

Dr Ken Wilder and Dr Aaron McPeake (University of the Arts London) join forces with Dr Clare O’Dowd from the Henry Moore Institute and Shape Arts for ground-breaking research to enhance blind people’s experience of art in museums. Read more

'A new beholding': listen to Aaron McPeake's lowdown on Beyond The Visual

Last year we supported Beyond The Visual - a research and networking forum exploring non-sight methods of engaging with culture. The project returns with new funding, and artist Aaron McPeake tells us what's in store. Read more

Free Reads returns for 2023!

Apply to have feedback on your writing! We've partnered with TLC for another year to offer free reads to low-income disabled writers! Read more

Read our artist-designed Annual Review

Explore the Shape Annual Review 2021-22, designed by Emergent-shortlisted artist Grace Fairley Read more