All shapes. All sizes. All types. All abilities.
Bakehouse is an arts event for everyone.

Bakehouse aims to bridge the gap between the arts and disability sector, creating opportunities where there once was none.  Embrace difference. Create a change. Do something different.


Mu – Meson Archives presents:
CULT SINEMA with Jay Katz & Miss Death

Bakehouse’s launch night took place at The Annandale Hotel where the main bar was transformed into a cinema as Jay Katz & Miss Death presented of night of rare film & oddities! Bankstown hip hopper, Marky Mark also got the crowd going with his rapping and breakdancing.

sliced bread attraction presents:

Under the guidance of tutors Craig Anderson and Genevieve Clay participants discovered the world of film making in this hands-on & practical workshop. Check out the pics and the short film they shot.


STALKER presents:

David Clarkson one Australia’s premier stilt walkers from STALKER taught participants how to stilt walk to gain confidence and new skills.


Aussie B*boy, Nick Power aka RELY and one of STALKER’s regular performers Emma Leak took the group through some break dancing moves and choreographed a short routine with the group.

Performance Space presents:
CONTACT IMPROVISATION: Connecting & Dancing -Body awareness through touch & movement

Tutors John Addis and Mircallia Havier took participants learnt Contact Improvisation skills (coming in & out of contact) and engaged in individual movement meditation, body work, group movement games and free dancing.

erth presents:

Participants were given a glimpse into the machinations of making visual & physical theatre. They had a tour with erth’s Artistic Director, Scott Wright, through erth’s studio laden with masks, puppets and props that preluded a session that allowed them to wear, explore and perform in an array of masks and costumes.

sliced bread attraction, CarriageWorks & City of Sydney present:

Over 100 people took a guided tour through CarriageWorks that really brought their senses alive! They were able to experience vibrations inside the Museum of Contemporary Art’s Good Vibrations Caravan, they created music with The Special Access Kit, formed their own noise band with Toydeath, stretched their bodies with Yoga in the Community & manipulated erth’s large scale puppets and masks.

sliced bread attraction & Jac Bowie PR & events presents:

Dames, drinking, drawing & debauchery!

Dr Sketchy’s takes a mere drawing class & turns it into a cabaret extravaganza complete with burlesque dancers & models of all shapes & sizes! Over 40 people turned up with their sketch pads and pencils ready to draw our beautiful models; Emma, Denise and Tracie.  And also were treated to a fabulously quirky performance by The Birdmann and the delightful Divine Miss M.

Accessible Arts presents:

Initiated by Accessible Arts, AART.BOXX is an exhibition and cultural initiative that highlights the creative contribution of emerging artists with a disability. Now in its 3rd year, AART.BOXX will took place at The Tin Sheds Gallery and featured artist talks, workshops and forums as part of the 3-week exhibition. More photos on the Accessible Arts website.

AART.BOXX08 @Tin Sheds Gallery

AART.BOXX08 @Tin Sheds Gallery


Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, sliced bread attraction & Carriageworks presents:

Pine Street Creative Arts Centre and Accessible Arts is pleased to announce the 2008 Group Outreach Exhibition. The exhibition displayed works produced over the past 12 months and covers both 2D and 3D mediums, representing painting and drawing, printmaking, ceramics, mosaics and jewellery. The art works were created by people with physical and intellectual disabilities, people who are homeless, people recovering from addiction and those leaving rehabilitation and correctional centres.

Participating groups: The Bridge, CARITAS, Connections, Glebe House, Glebe Art Group, Guthrie House, Northcott Ceramics, Northcott Painting, Open Access Ceramics, Open Access Charcoal Drawing, Roomies Art Group, Sunnyfield and The Studio Project. More photos on the Accessible Arts website.

Fridaze Exhibition @CarriageWorks

Fridaze Exhibition @CarriageWorks

Powerhouse Youth Theatre presents:
HARD DAZE: Stage 1 Creative Development

Powerhouse Youth Theatre are collaborating with young people with and without a disability across Western Sydney to create Hard Daze; a new contemporary theatre performance for 2009. Hard Daze will be created from real life stories of young people living & working in Australia today, who face the challenges of finding a fair day’s pay for a fair day’s work. Stage 1 of Hard Daze was the creative development stage whereby an audience was invited to share with the company and performers their work in progress. A discussion with the company and cast will follow.

Accessible Arts Western Sydney presents:
POW WOW – Inclusive creative program know-how

An arts & disability forum in Western Sydney presented by Accessible Arts Western Sydney. Artists, arts workers, disability service providers, arts organisations, and local councils all came together at Parramatta Riverside to hear a morning of dynamic presentations and to engage in a lively panel discussion with key members from the Western Sydney arts, disability & local council sectors.