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Call for Storytellers

Call for storytellers who are Deaf and/or live with a disability?
Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture is seeking BC writers and storytellers who are Deaf or live with a disability, for the possible inclusion in a Deaf and disability storytelling event we are planning for November 2016.

Our new program year, which runs from April 2016 – March 2017, is being called Every Day in Every Way. Our theme is open to multiple interpretations and can be viewed as having layers of political and social meaning, particularly for people who are Deaf or with disabilities. Our hope is to bring awareness to the contributions made by artists who are Deaf or with disabilities, to our cultural community, every day and in every way.? ?The event we are planning is an evening of storytelling on the Deaf or disability experience. ?Right now, we are looking for artists who are interested in being involved.
 
How to apply 
To be considered, you will need to submit the following:?1. All your personal information including your name, mailing address, phone number, email address.?2. A written statement about yourself and your work.?3. Up to 3 writing sample or video samples of your work.?4. A description list with details for the samples you have submitted.? ?Email your completed application to us at: kickstartdirector@gmail.com?*please put “Storytellers” in the subject line.? ?Deadline to submit: June 1. ?Artists will be notified of our decision: July 1.

Have any questions?
Email us at kickstartdirector@gmail.com

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Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture is a registered charitable non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and supporting artists who are Deaf and/or live with a disability. Based in Vancouver and founded in 1998, Kickstart has produced numerous professional multi-disability festivals, visual art exhibitions, performances and musical events.

Donate Now!
You can make a tax deductible financial donation to Kickstart through Canada Helps.
Simply go to www.canadahelps.org and search “Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture”. You will then have the option to make a donation at specific levels or you can choose the amount.
Thank you!

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