What We Do

University of Atypical have been monitoring advice and guidelines around COVID-19 from arts bodies as well as disability organisations, and have taken the decision to suspend all outreach, projects, events and exhibitions with immediate effect.

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


2021 Events

BOUNCE is the annual arts festival produced by University of Atypical. Since 2012 Bounce has presented new work by D/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 D/deaf artists.

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