10×5: Art & Disability An Artist Talk 2020

Registration is now open! Click The Link Below! https://www.eventbrite.hk/e/10-x-5-art-disability-an-artist-talk-tickets-121428023487 In participation with BC Culture Days and ARTIVISM: Sex + The Unheard, Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture presents: 10×5 Artist Talk: Art and Disability Sunday October 25th, 2020. 1:30pm – 3:00pm This event is an artist talk featuring 10 artists based in British Columbia who identify […]

2020 AGM Announcement

Kickstart invites you to join us for our 2020 Annual General Meeting All current and potential members welcome! WHEN: Monday September 28th at 6pm – 8pm WHERE:  Zoom (a link will be emailed to you one week prior) HOW TO REGISTER: https://forms.gle/8b1FhifxggKgd3BP7 ASL and Closed Caption will be provided. Our AGM is an opportunity for members to […]

Call for Blog Submissions

Inseparable: The Creative Life During Times of CrisisJoin Kickstart in documenting the creative life during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are looking for literary, visual or performative artistic submissions from disability identified artists in our community. These works will investigate the creative process in this time of isolation, economic and health precariousness, and social uncertainty. Examples […]

Geoff McMurchy Artist Development GRant

Geoff McMurchy Artist Development Grant

Geoff McMurchy (1955–2015), Kickstarts founding Artistic Director, was a pioneer in the local and international disability arts community. Anyone who knew him will tell you that he was an amazing Artist, and a trailblazer in the disability arts and culture community, who influenced a huge number of people.   Geoff’s dream was that disability art […]

4th Annual IDPD Public Gathering

Join us in celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities at our 4th Annual Public Gathering! International Day of Persons with Disabilities (or IDPD), was introduced by the United Nations in 1992 to celebrate the accomplishments and achievements that persons with disabilities contribute to our community.The purpose of IDPD is to:– Promote an understanding of […]