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Shape Arts (formerly Shape Diamonds Project)

Shape Arts is a disability led arts organisation working to provide opportunities and support for disabled artists, as well as disabled individuals wanting to work in the arts and cultural sector. 

Shape Arts also works with cultural organisations to encourage greater inclusiveness and better confidence in working with disabled people.

Our founding principle and philosophy is that all disabled people should have the opportunity to participate fully in arts and culture.

Address:
Deane House Studios, 27 Greenwood Place, London, NW5 1LB
Telephone:
020 7424 7330 / 07624 809 145 (for text messages)
Fax:
0845 521 3458
Disabled access:
Yes
Parking:
Limited parking
Sector:
Public

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Disability, according to the World Health Organization, is "...an umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions. An impairment is a problem in body function or structure; an activity limitation is a difficulty encountered by an individual in executing a task or action; while a participation restriction is a problem experienced by an individual in involvement in life situations.