Executive Director, Arts Access Victoria
After 16 years living and working in the U.K. Caroline Bowditch has recently returned to Australia to take up the role as Executive Director at Arts Access Victoria.
She is best known as a performer, maker, teacher, speaker and mosquito buzzing in the ears of the arts industry in the UK and further afield.
She held the role as Scottish Dance Theatre’s Dance Agent for Change (2008-2012). Caroline was awarded an Unlimited commission to create Leaving Limbo Landing (2012) for the Cultural Olympiad and in 2014 created Falling in Love with Frida, which was awarded a prestigious Herald Angel award. In 2016, she collaborated with Laura Hook, to create two works for young audiences, The Adventures of Snigel (3-8 years) and Snigel and Friends (under 1’s).
Caroline has been an Associate Artist with Paragon Music (Glasgow), Dance4 (Nottingham) and Imaginate (Scotland) and was Visiting Professor at Coventry University.
She has been a regular consultant on accessibility and inclusivity to Skånes Dansteater, Sweden and British Council.
She has led international residencies in Italy, Switzerland and Germany is regularly invited to be mentor local, national and international artists at all levels of their artistic development.
The Great Debate: Is the Development of Our Disability Pride and Identity at Risk by placing all the focus on mainstreaming people with disability in society?
Friday 14th September, 2018: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Two teams will present arguments for and against this statement. It will be up to YOU to decide the winner.