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October 12, 2020

Call For Artists – 10 x 5: Art & Disability

Hosted by Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture

Deadline for submissions is Monday October 12th. Artists will be notified about the selection results by Friday October 16th.

Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture is seeking artists in British Columbia who identify as living with a disability for the possible inclusion in 10 x 5: Art and Disability, an artist talk featuring 10 artists. These artists will each have 5 minutes to give a visual and oral presentation of their work. A short Q&A will follow.

There is no restriction to medium / artistic practice.
This is a paid opportunity.
This event will take place Sunday October 25th 1:30pm – 3:00pm as part of BC Culture Days.

More information and how to apply


It is FREE to apply, but to participate the artist must be a current member of Kickstart. Membership ranges from $10-$20 annually, if you are experiencing barriers to accessing membership, arrangements with Kickstart can be made.


  • Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture

    Vancouver, BC V6B 3X2, Canada

    hello@kickstartdisability.ca (604) 343-9141

    Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture, in Vancouver BC, gives artists with disabilities a voice. This can mean everything from facilitating a disability art group, to bringing an international film to Vancouver, to presenting art exhibitions and concerts.

    We are committed to supporting and promoting artists in every discipline, with all disabilities (and sometimes collaborations with able-bodied artists). We present the best in Vancouver and BC, and where possible, we bring new voices to Vancouver from across the country and around the world. We support artists and develop audiences for an understanding of disability art.

    Becoming part of the larger picture, of course, means professionalism. Kickstart is also committed to presenting professional work in a professional context. To coin a phrase “authentic non-sentimental expressions of the disability experience”.

    In programming and curating, we present cutting-edge work as the artists we present offer distinct perspectives on the human experience – risk taking, artistically engaging, socially relevant and at times, challenging.

    We are a nonprofit Society and a registered federal charity in Canada, with a small staff and a dedicated crew of volunteers. Please check out one of our events and get involved with us!