Image ID: Video still of a woman with a bright pink inflatable covering her torso wearing red shoes. A person dressed in black to the right of the image is touching the inflatable. The background has artworks hung on a white wall.  Photo Credit: 2016 Ulyssa MacMillan
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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.

University of Atypical is funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland & Belfast City Council 

International Women’s Day 2021

Saturday 6th March, 2021. 3pm – 8pm

Niamh Scullion Reading
3pm – 4pm

Join us on International Women’s Day for an afternoon with Belfast based writer, maker and doer Niamh Scullion. The theme for this year’s IWD is “the new phenomenal” and Niamh’s prospects as a new novelist have us excited. You’re invited to join us online for a friendly gathering where Niamh will read a short excerpt from her novel in progress, invite you to join in a read-through of a short film script, and have a discussion on some of the themes.

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Image ID: Photograph of Niamh Scullion, head shot of face with blond hair tied up, wearing a white t-shirt and earring.  

7-8 pm

The University of Atypical is delighted to host I’M NOT NORMAL as part of the International Women’s Day 2021 programme. 

Responding to this year’s theme The New Phenomenal, join us online for an evening with the unique talents of multimedia artists Hari MacMillan and Michael Curran, both currently residing in Scotland. 

Hari and Michael will converse on the impact identity and experience have had on their lives and art practice.


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