Slaughtering the Sacred Cows: a reflection
On Wednesday 11 March, Anna Berry hosted a public conference, Disability Arts: Slaughtering the Sacred Cows at Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham as part of her curatorial residency there. Panellists included Aaron Williamson, Aidan Moesby, Trish Wheatley, Sonia Boué, Tom Shakespeare, and Manick Govinda. Sonia Boué gives her reflections on the themes raised. – via Disability Arts Online
Ambition, challenges and slaughtering sacred cows, a year in the life of DASH’s first Curator-in-Residence
Anna Berry’s year-long residency at Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) is the first instalment of DASH’s Curatorial Commissions Programme, pairing disabled curators with mainstream arts organisations. Berry’s residency has culminated in the Art and Social Change exhibition at MAC 11 January – 22 March. Berry along with Deborah Kermode, CEO and Artistic Director, MAC, and curator and mentor Jess Litherland spoke to Disability Arts Online about the process.
Anna Berry interview
Anna Berry, curator-in-residence at Midlands Arts Centre talks about learning the role of curator, touring exhibitons, access and reveals what her curated exhibition will be about.