In-Sight: A series of events from Constant Flux and DIY Space For London exploring access and disability in DIY, with film screenings, gigs and events happening over 2016/17
Full details below…
Summer 2016 saw Daniel Wakeford, a charismatic and honest individual, bringing his unique brand of pure and ecstatic pop to audiences across the UK.
Daniel is a singer-songwriter from the UK’s burgeoning learning disabled music scene, a Carousel artist based in Brighton who was going out on tour for the first time ever. Promoting his album, “The Songs of Gigs” in accessible venues to integrated audiences with some of the best bands in the alternative music scene. This tour was made possible through a grant from Arts Council England.
Read the full Tour Evaluation – The idea is that by sharing this information it might give people more tools themselves to make things like this happen, if you have any questions don’t hesitate to get in touch!
From the 4th April till the 11th of April 2014, glitched pop pioneers The Fish Police from South London, one of the most respected and regarded bands at the cutting edge of the learning disability music scene, played a 7 date integrated tour of the UK with some of the best bands from the UK’s large DIY scene. This tour was made possible through a grant from Arts Council England.
You can read the full Tour Evaluation – The idea is that by sharing this information it might give people more tools themselves to make things like this happen, if you have any questions don’t hesitate to get in touch!
Constant Flux created the opportunity with funding from Arts Council England for a band at the forefront of the UK’s learning disability music scene, Zombie Crash, to undertake an integrated UK tour with one of the best examples of learning disability music in the world, Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät (PKN) from Finland.
The tour ran from October 1st – October 5th 2013, visiting London, Leeds, Sheffield & Brighton. The successes, failures and (overwhelmingly positive) feedback can be read in the full Tour Evaluation.
The Rock House is a collaboration between Constant Flux and Carousel, organising monthly accessible and integrated gigs in Brighton. A unique event that is breaking down barriers for musicians with and without learning disabilities to play together in front of enthusiastic, integrated audiences. It always strives to be different and as forward thinking as anything else you might see in Brighton.