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Blurring the Boundaries have teamed up with the National accessArts Center in Calgary to develop a series of workshops. Watch and listen to a collaborative piece developed in week 2: Play along with the video using an embedded instrument: Play Play along using this interactive instrument:

The Walrus Talks at Home

Lead artist Gift Tshuma appeared as part of an online discussion hosted by The Walrus on the 29th October. Scroll down to check out the video and transcription! But first, some context: E-flyer text: The Walrus Talks at Home: Inclusion (Part 2) Creating access and opportunity through community, design, and the artsFour speakers on how […]


📢 Online discussions: #CripTalkCorner

Montreal-based disability activists Gift Tshuma and Aimee Louw are establishing a new platform to discuss various angles around access. #CripTalkCorner is presented by Accessibilize Montreal in collaboration with Cinema Politica Concordia. The video of their first online event is available here: If you haven’t encountered Aimee’s work before, we highly recommend her 2019 article: Where […]

Hiatus / Cinema Politica

We have been taking some time out to rethink the project while our surroundings change rapidly. While this is a difficult time for us all, we are clearly entering a new age of remote collaboration – a topic very close to our hearts. Please watch this space for further updates. For the time being, you […]

Songs of Freedom: Black History Month in Montreal

When he’s not hanging out with us jamming with light sensors and debating accessibility of music technology, Gift organises a Montreal-based group called the United Tribulation Choir. The group has been going since 2007, and brings together gospel with a broad range of styles. To celebrate Black History Month this year, UTC will be performing […]

Photos: UK/Canada workshops

Here are some images taken at our recent workshops in the UK and Canada in October/November 2019, starting with our launch with Drake Music at Graeae Theatre. We are grateful to acknowledge support from the Canada Council for the Arts for travel to the UK, in addition to our #NewConversations funding.. Watch this space for […]

Montreal workshop: Music + Access

What? Music + Access workshopWhen? Tuesday the 26th of November from 5:30 – 8:30pm (doors open at 5:00). Where? Participatory Media Cluster (1515 Ste.-Catherine West, EV 11.655)What you will do? Create a prototype of an accessible musical instrument to be played by two people.Who will facilitate? Charles Matthews (maker in residence at #MilieuxMake), Gift Tshuma […]

London launch at DMLab 29th October

We are excited to announce that we will be launching as part of Drake Music’s next DMLab event on the 29th October. If you a Disabled artist involved in developing technology, movement, music, or theatre, we’d particularly like to meet you! This event is free. Please visit this link for event info and booking: