Reasons in Rio

Graeae's Blog

This April, the Cultural Olympic and Paralympic Forum took place in Rio, Brazil ahead of the 2016 Games. Our Artistic Director Jenny Sealey was invited to take part in the forum which took place at the beautiful Museu Nacional de Belas Artes.

Jenny said, “It is wonderful to be given the opportunity to go to Rio and share the learning from Unlimited and the London 2012 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony. 2012 was a roller coaster of a year with blood, sweat, tears and a million moments of joy.  Brazil are being extremely organised, creative and proactive in their thinking to ensure that they can deliver a truly inclusive ceremony, Cultural Olympiad and games. The exchange of artistic and accessible practice will be at the heart of this and will continue to inform all our work.”

Graeae also performed a concert version of Reasons to be Cheerful (RTBC) as part of…

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About Tanya Raabe

Tanya Raabe Visual Artist: an established Artist has recently toured Who’S WhO – portraits of established disabled artists nationally, including screening at National Portrait Gallery; exhibition tour, Light House, Wolverhampton; The Place, Telford; Oriel Wrexham, Shape, London. Recently as Artist Advisor to ACE and Cultural Olympiad on Artist taking the Lead commissioning panel. I'm Presently creating a new commision for Meadow Arts / National Trust Croft Castle, 'The Custodians'.
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