UPwithART 2019 - APRIL 27

David Bobier

Artist Bio:

David Bobier is Founder and Director of VibraFusionLab and Founder and Co-chair of Inclusive Arts London (IAL), dedicated to developing opportunities for Deaf and Disabled artists and artists experiencing isolation to engage in artistic practice and cultural enrichment. He also on the Board of Media Arts Network Ontario and was Founder and Past Chair of London Ontario Media Arts Association (LOMAA).

Bobier has served in advisory roles in developing Deaf and Disability Arts Equity programs for both Canada Council for the Arts (CCA) and the Ontario Arts Council and was recently an invited presenter at the Global Disability Summit in London, UK. His work has been recognized with funding from Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, New Brunswick Arts Council, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Ontario Centres of Excellence, Grand NCE and British Council Canada. Bobier is also involved in ongoing research of the Deaf and Disability Arts movement in the United Kingdom and the United States.