Access in Transition
This session is held in the Art Gallery of Ontario, Seminar Room 1, (Room 019)
Led by Kim Fullerton, Lindsay Fisher, Eliza Chandler, Saada El-Akhrass, Katie McMillan, Anne Zbitnew from Access Coalition of Toronto (ACT)
Saada El-Akhrass is the Arts Manager | Directrice, arts| Canada, British Council and leader of Access Activators. Eliza Chandler is Assistant Professor, School of Disability Studies, Ryerson University and Co-director of Bodies in Translation: Activist Art, Technology, and Access to Life. Lindsay Fisher is a curator and founder of Project Creative Users. Kim Fullerston is the Director of Akimbo Art Promotions and co-founder of Access Visual Art (AVA). Katie McMillan is the Interim Executive Director of Tangled Art and Disability. Anne Zbitnew is a Professor, Media Foundation Certificate, School of Media Studies and Information Technology, Humber College.
The Access Coalition of Toronto (ACT) will lead a roundtable discussion featuring leaders from organizations blazing the way in developing assessment, training, and educational and experiential resources regarding accessibility and inclusivity in cultural venues. Bring your own ideas and experience to share in a conversation about how we can all work toward barrier-free environments in our communities.