‘The notion of my own diversity drives my interest in people and the exploration of the human condition’
As part of the Sense Connect programme which combats isolation and loneliness for people with complex disabilities, Sense Arts commissioned renowned artist Tanya Raabe – Webber to create a manifesto for the work. The manifesto is intended to outline a broad set of statements to support disabled people and artists during the pandemic and beyond. Each statement has been created in collaboration with the people we support and Tanya has created visual pieces to represent her thoughts and ideas. Artist, Tanya Raabe-Webber shares her story.
As a leading disability and social care charity,
Sense is committed to making sure no one, no matter how complex their
disability, is left out, isolated or unable to fulfil their potential.
Never has a mission been so important yet
so complex to deliver. As the leader of the Arts, Sport and Wellbeing team at
Sense, I want to let you know what approach we are taking to support people
during this incredibly challenging period.
We are delighted to be launching our new inclusive arts plan Space to be Different 2019- 2022. The plan sets out how we want to bring art and social care closer together and support disabled artists and art-makers to be leaders in their field. Space to be Different sets out our vision for creating a national arts programme with Sense TouchBase Pears in Birmingham as the centre of excellence in inclusive arts.
See below for the first steps towards making the plan a reality.