PLATFORM – multi-sensory mobile art space

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2pm – 8.30pm 27 June 2020

Eastern Riverina Arts presents PLATFORM, a space purpose-built within a modified shipping container. Configurable as a sensory space, chill-out area, exhibition space or small stage, throughout the course of an event, festival-goers can visit Platform to engage the senses or take some time out in a calming environment.

Barbie speaks with Scott Howie about Platform

With an interior designed by Bliss Cavanagh, a sensory artist and designer, PhD researcher and passionate advocate for mental health, PLATFORM is an accessible and enchanting experience for people of all ages and abilities who might otherwise find that attending a festival or event is beyond their reach.

The space features soft music, slow moving lights, interactive tactile objects and weighted blankets. A portable accessible deluxe toilet is available to accompany PLATFORM, ensure Festivals and large events can be inclusive and accessible to people with disabilities.

The PLATFORM team also work with festival organisers to increase accessibility event-wide, such as disability awareness training or checklists, to help build the capacity of communities to better deliver inclusive and accessible events that anyone can attend.

On 27 June 2020, from 2pm to 8.30pm, Eastern Riverina Arts will host PLATFORM Live, an online one-day event of performance, video, art, writing and discussions by artists with disabilities.

The festival is free to attend.

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