We all know Stevie Wonder, Andrea Bocelli and Frida Kahlo. The world knows many more artists and we like to share them here. ATO founder Marlies is a big fan of the Arts and to her travel and art are intertwined. Around the globe the most beautiful works of art are made, by people with disabilities, too much to see or know it all. Here we like to highlight art coming from all continents, to raise more awareness and simply to enjoy it!
United States – Stephen Wiltshire, draws city skylines from memory
Find more art from around the world at the Art section.
The Rollettes are probably the most famous dance group you have heard of. Read all about them here.
Ray Charles singing ‘Georgia on my mind’
Film, Photography and Animation
All children want to play – Award winning video “Ian” we wholeheartedly recommend.
Mike Fox, from the UK, wrote a book “Travelling by Road, Rail, Sea, Air (and Wheelchair) in North America”.
He also wrote about his journey to Brasil and is momentarily working on 2 more books.
Funda Mujde, a Dutch comedian and writer, wrote a book ‘Niemand vraagt meer waar ik vandaan kom’
She is also in theaters with her show until end of March 2019. For tickets info go here.
Harry Potter – large font series
Bloomsbury Publishing has released a range of books that have been adapted for people with dyslexia. The books have large dyslexia friendly fonts, tinted paper for glare reduction and maximum contrast, clear captions and detailed descriptions to accompany each illustration. The 7 books in the first series are available in large print.
Do you create art, paintings, embroidery, pottery, music?
Did you write a travelbook? Are you a photographer? Do you dance or perform on stage? Share it with us, and we will let the world know.