Access

The Big Anxiety welcomes all visitors to our events, making every effort to ensure that our program is inclusive and accessible for our audience.

Festival Events with Auslan Interpreters

Wednesday 20 September | 6pm – 9pm
Festival Launch Party
Auslan Interpreted speeches, and roving onsite interpreter

Friday 22 September | 2pm – 5pm
Diversity of Perception Seminar
UNSW, Art & Design, Paddington Campus
Auslan Interpreters

Sunday 24 September | 10am – 1pm & 2pm – 5pm
Awkward Conversations @ Customs House [One on One talks program]
Customs House
Auslan Interpreters, roving onsite

Monday 25 September | 5.30pm – 6pm
The Invisible Edge by Ian Thomson
Open Captioned Film

Wednesday 27 September | 6.30pm – 7.30pm
dis/ordered by Clive Parkinson [Performative Talk]
MCA
Auslan Interpreters

Thursday 28 September | 6pm – 8pm [Part of After Dark]
The Long Table by Lois Weaver
UNSW, Art & Design, Paddington Campus
Auslan Interpreters

Wednesday 4 October | 5.45pm – 7pm
Performance Anxiety Panel
Art Gallery of NSW
Auslan Interpreters

Tuesday 10 October | 5.30pm – 7pm
Our Turbulent Minds with Peter Kinderman
The Ethics Centre
Auslan Interpreters

Saturday 14 October | 12pm – 6pm
Check-in Lounge Hub 3
Riverside Theatres, Parramatta, and surrounds
Auslan Interpreters, roving onsite

Friday 27 October | 8pm – 9.30pm
Grace Under Pressure
Seymour Centre
Auslan Interpreted Theatre show

Friday 29 October | 2.30pm-3.30pm
The Lancet Psychiatry Panel
Art Gallery of NSW
Auslan Interpreted

Wednesday 1 November | 7.30pm – 8.30pm (8.45pm – 9.30pm Post Show Talk)
Give Me Your Love
Seymour Centre
Auslan Interpreted Theatre Show and Post Show Talk

Parragirls Past, Present | Thursday 20 Sept – Saturday 11 Nov 10am – 4pm
Transcript of Audio/Spoken Text available on site as print out
Transcript of Audio/Spoken Text available for download as PDF upon request.

Festival Events with Audio Description

Thursday 20 September – Saturday 11 November | 10am – 4pm
Parragirls Past, Present
EPICentre, UNSW, Art & Design, Paddington Campus
Elements of the 3D immersive visuals have been audio described, as well as the 3D immersive environment and 3D glass wearing experience

Sunday 24 September | 10am – 1pm & 2pm – 5pm
Awkward Conversations @ Customs House
Customs House
Audio Describer Imogen Yang will be available on-site to describe:

Saturday 21 October | 1pm – 5pm [Booking Required]
Check-in Lounge Riverside Theatres Parramatta
Audio Describer Imogen Yang will be available on-site Guided Live Audio Described Tour of the following artworks:

Saturday 28 October | 11am – 12pm [Booking Required]
Little Big Woman by Debra Keenahan
MAAS
Live Audio Description and Tactile Tour with Artist Floor Talk
(MP3 Players available at the MAAS Gallery Front Desk]

Autism-led Tours with Dr Dawn-Joy Leong

As part of our access program, autistic artist and activist Dr Dawn-Joy Leong will be offering personalised “autism-led” tours of both NeurodiverseCity Customs House and Snoosphere at UNSW Art; Design between 20 September and 1 October. To book please contact r.kiang@unsw.edu.au.

DEAF-led Hub Walking Tours with Auslan Support – Bookings Required

The Deaf-led Walking Tours visit all the major exhibitions at each Festival Hub Centre.

Sunday 24 September | 3pm – 5pm [Booking Required]
Hub Two NeurodiverseCity, Customs House Tour

Saturday 7 October | 2pm – 4pm [Booking Required]
Hub One Nerve Centre UNSW Art and Design Campus, Paddington Tour

Saturday 14 October | 12.30pm – 2.30pm [Booking Required]
Hub Three Check-in Lounge Riverside Theatres, Parramatta Tour

 

Ausian Interpreted Performance

Auslan interpreted performances are for audiences who are Deaf and use Australian Sign Language (Auslan). Selected events at The Big Anxiety will be Auslan interpreted.

Wheelchair Accessible

Venues in the 2017 program are wheelchair accessible, unless otherwise stated.

Tactile Tour

Selected events at The Big Anxiety will provide tactile tours.

Audio Description

Selected events at The Big Anxiety will be audio described.

Open Captions

The Big Anxiety has provided captioning on video content where possible.

Accessible Print

The Big Anxiety can make information available in large print if required.