This page provides information, resources and stories about Deaf arts in New Zealand and internationally. If you have any Deaf arts or sign interpreted events or opportunities, please email Iona.
Arts For All: making the arts accessible to everyone
This video, made by Deafradio’s Seeflow translation service for Arts Access Aotearoa, lets Deaf people know about some of the ways artists, performing arts companies, festivals, museums, galleries and venues can make the arts more accessible to Deaf people. Read more
Making arts events accessible to Deaf and hearing impaired people
Auckland Arts Access Advocates Lorraine McQuigg, Rachel Coppage and Debra Bathgate provide some useful tips to make your arts events accessible to Deaf and hearing impaired people.
Sign interpreted performances at Tim Bray Productions
Auckland’s Tim Bray Productions celebratedits twenty-fifth anniversary of making children's theatre by bringing back some of its favourite shows in 2016 – all of which included sign interpreted and audio described performances. “Theatre is such a visual medium and it makes sense that children who can't hear should have access to the dialogue as well,” Tim Bray says. “We’ve been providing sign interpreted shows since 2004 and work regularly with Kelston Deaf Education Centre.” Read more