The Artists of Blur Projects have collectively demonstrated the ability to deliver relevant, high quality, focused events for both national and international audiences with the following projects:

 

  • Silent Tears (2016 – present) is an interactivemulti layered sensory installation is a mix of glass, photography, film and   The power of this exhibition lies within the stories shared by the sixty-two participants who are women with a disability who have been subjected to violence and women who have acquired their disability caused by violence. In contributing to the Silent Tears project, all the women have intimately shared their stories of violence, in an unquestioning way, and in doing so, have made the personal political. The 50 participants are from G-20, OECD and developing nations, these remarkable women represent five continents and 20 countries including; Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, Korea, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Guatemala, Mexico, Ecuador, USA, Canada, West Africa, Mali, South Africa, Germany, Italy, Ireland, England and the Netherlands. This exhibition has been shown in conjunction with the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York in 2016 and 2018.

 

  • Unfinished Business (2013 – present) is an project that reveals the stories of Indigenous Australian people with disability. In September 2013, the exhibition was launched at the Palais des Nations in Geneva by Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Director General of the United Nations (UN) Office in Geneva, and Peter Woolcott, Australia’s Ambassador to the UN, Geneva, to coincide with the 24th Session of the Committee on the Rights for People with Disabilities a body within the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. In December 2013 the exhibition was also displayed at the World Health Organisation Headquarters in Geneva. In 2014 it was part of the Australian Government’s official contribution to the 2014 UN World Conference on Indigenous Persons, New York. This project was funded by the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).

 

  • Outing Disability (2014 – present) is a project that reveals the multiple discriminations experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer people with disability. Funded by Family Planning NSW, this project is currently on national tour and has been presented at the Sydney Mardi Gras (2014), International Day of People with Disability Celebrations (2015) and in MidSumma Festival (2016).

 

  • Intimate Encounters (2001 – present) is an project that explored the diversity of people living with disability experiences. The exhibition toured to 32 metropolitan and regional city venues throughout Australia and nine international cities including Auckland, Barcelona, London, New York and Toronto. This project was funded by Australian State and Federal Government organisations including Accessible Arts NSW and Visions of Australia. Most recently Dieter Knierim with the support of Screen Australia produced a documentary about the participants of this project was featured in the 2018 Sydney Film Festival.