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Ann-Maree Rundle is standing with her back to a stone wall partially covered with a vine. Photo by Susan Wright

Meet the Accessible Arts team – Ann-Maree Rundle

Ann-Maree Rundle is the Administration and Project Officer and provides across-the-board support to a host of Accessible Arts projects.

What attracted you to the role at Accessible Arts? 

The opportunity to engage in work that fits closely with my values.

What excites or inspires you about working in the arts and disability sector?

I feel deeply the value of the expression of the unique gifts of all beings, and feel this to have profound importance for us individually and collectively. This quote, from Martha Graham to Agnes de Mille, states it well.

“There is a vitality, a life force, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and be lost. The world will not have it. It is not your business to determine how good it is nor how valuable it is nor how it compares with other expressions. It is your business to keep it yours clearly and directly, to keep the channel open. You do not even have to believe in yourself or your work. You have to keep open and aware directly to the urges that motivate YOU. Keep the channel open…”

Do you have any favourite hobbies?

I enjoy many art forms. My personal interests lie most deeply in music and movement, including improvisational forms. I’m a long term student of Body-Mind Centering, have started to explore Contact Improvisation (dance), greatly enjoy participating in West African Drumming and am regularly sublimely thrilled by Indian classical music.

Describe yourself in three words.

Thoughtful, curious, committed.

To meet other members of the Accessible Arts team, visit here.

Image: Ann-Maree Rundle by Susan Wright

This page was last updated on 3 November 2018.