Episode 33: Meagan Shand, CEO Arts Access Australia

CEO of Arts Access Australia, Meagan Shand sits down with Penelope Benton to discuss Meeting Place: the national forum on arts and disability, this year held in Alice Springs.

Meagan Chand in front of Meeting Place banner.  Photo: Oliver Eclipse​

Photo: Oliver Eclipse

'My hope is that the voice of the artists continues to amplify. Artists with disability and artists, all artists.' Meagan Shand, CEO Arts Access Australia.

In this episode, Penelope Benton chats to the CEO of Arts Access Australia, Meagan Shand about this year's 'Meeting Place' forum held in Alice Springs.

Arts Access Australia is the national peak advocacy body for arts and disability. They work to increase national and international opportunities and access to the arts for people with disability as artists, arts-workers, participants and audiences.

'Meeting Place' is AAA's annual forum and brings together artists and artsworkers from around Australia to discuss best practice in disability and access in the arts. This year's event is co-hosted by Incite Arts. The full program and list of speakers can be found on their website, along with links to the live-stream of each session.

For more information on best practice in your state, follow the links below.