What We Do

The University of Atypical is a disabled-led arts charity, taking an empowerment based approach towards supporting disabled and deaf people’s involvement in the arts. The organisation specialises in developing and promoting the work of artists who are disabled and deaf and in reaching disabled and deaf audiences.

  • iDA Award recipients for 2015/2016
    iDA Award recipients for 2015/2016

2018 Events

BOUNCE is the annual arts festival produced by the University of Atypical. Since 2012 Bounce has presented new work by deaf and disabled writers, actors, dancers, musicians, directors and poets, as well as hosting participatory workshops and masterclasses across a range of art forms.

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What's On

Showcasing artwork by disabled and deaf artists since 1993, Atypical Gallery, formerly known as the Arts & Disability Forum Gallery, is the only permanent exhibition space on the island of Ireland dedicated specifically to highlighting the work of disabled and deaf artists.