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Deaf Artist-Run Collectives (DARC) Handbook, (430 KB) This document is a resource for artists, arts organizations and institutions for art that are Deaf or serve the Deaf population. It provides information on funding opportunities available across all 10 provinces, resources to national and provincial policies for accessible art, minimum payment requirements, residency opportunities, and more.

Manuel des collectifs d’artistes sourds (CLAS), (431 KB) Ce document est une ressource pour les artistes, les organismes artistiques et les institutions artistiques qui sont sourds ou qui desservent la population sourde. Il fournit des informations sur les possibilités de financement disponibles dans les 10 provinces, des ressources sur les politiques nationales et provinciales en matière d’art accessible, les exigences de paiement minimum, les possibilités de résidence, et plus encore.

Poetry in Visual Art: A Deaf Retrospective, (33.1 MB) This publication, featuring Canada’s diverse Deaf Visual artists, is a five-year retrospective of the DEAF CULTURE CENTRE art gallery exhibitions from 2016-2020.

La poésie dans les arts visuels : UNE RÉTROSPECTIVE SOURDE, (33.1 MB) Cette publication, qui présente les divers artistes visuels sourds du Canada, est une rétrospective de cinq ans des expositions de la galerie d’art du DEAF CULTURE CENTRE de 2016 à 2020.

Deaf Arts Handbook Series

Volume 1 – Deaf View Image Art: Canadian Exhibits, (4.3 MB), The handbook and documentaries reflect a sampling from the permanent art collection and Special Exhibitions featured at the gallery of the DEAF CULTURE CENTRE from 2006 to 2015.

Volume 2 – Signed Music: Rhythm of the Heart, (2.2 MB), This handbook provides a forum for Deaf performing artists, members of the Deaf community, educators, students and the community at large to explore new artistic content in Signed Music.

Tome 2 – La musique signée: Le rythme du cœur, (2.2 MB), Ce manuel sert de forum pour des artistes de la scène Sourds, membres de la communauté Sourde, éducateurs, étudiants et le public afin d’explorer un nouveau contenu artistique dans la Musique Signée.

Volume 3 – Showtime! : Deaf Theatre in Canada, (7.4 MB), This handbook provides a forum for Deaf students, educators, Deaf performing artists, members of the Deaf community and the community at large to gain a sense of the history of Deaf theatre in Canada, the variety of genres that have evolved from within the Deaf community, tips and activities as well as emerging Deaf community opportunities and resources.

Research Report

Cultural Space and Self/Identity Development Among Deaf Youth, (29.2 MB)

Mentorship for Canadian Deaf Artists: Fostering Deaf Performance Arts Excellence, (3.2 MB) This research report and recommendations summarizes the shared learning, collaboration and networking opportunities that took place for Deaf theatre professionals pairing experienced Deaf and hearing theatre professionals as mentors within the rare context of Deaf led theatre production, The Black Drum, 2019.

The Black Drum Signed Musical

In The Black Drum, by Deaf Canadian playwright Adam Pottle, Deaf actors tell their story through physical theatre, signed music, projection, and dance while motion capture enhances their graceful rhythms.

The Black Drum – Program Booklet, (1.4 MB)

The Black Drum Signed Musical: Behind the Scenes Youth Activities Guide, (11.4 MB)

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