We are very honored to have Alice V. Fox as our inspiration, guide and adviser for our inclusive arts initiatives. Alice is the Deputy Head of the School of Art at the University of Brighton, England, researching inclusive arts practice and education. She is a course leader and founder of the pioneering MA Inclusive Arts Practice, and Artistic Director of the Arts Council England-funded learning-disabled Rocket Artists. This group has been awarded significant funds from the Arts Council England to deliver their programme of high-quality exhibitions and performances.
At Brighton, Alice’s work involves initiating radical new arts collaborations between university staff and students and local community groups, supporting the University's contribution to social inclusion.
She has worked for many years with inclusive performance and visual arts alongside some of the world’s most socially excluded groups, in particular, people with learning disabilities, elders and women’s groups.
Alice often works internationally, training NGOs, cultural, health & education sector professionals. She has delivered inclusive arts projects for Tate Exchange, The National Gallery and The British Council in Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea, Vietnam and Nepal. Her work was recognised by winning The Times Higher Education Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Arts in 2017.
Alice has published 10 Must Reads: Inclusion, and co-authored Inclusive Arts Practice and Research: A Critical Manifesto,Community-University Partnerships, Access to Art: From Day Centre to Tate Modern, and Art in the Woods: An Exploration of a Community-University Environmental Arts Project.
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