BioAminder Virdee is an interdisciplinary visual arts, live art and performance artist, arts facilitator, writer and disability inclusion & intersectionality activist and consultant.
Aminder is currently an artist, arts facilitator and tutor for the National Saturday Art & Design Club at Cranford Community College in West London. Aminder also leads and facilitates art workshops with Splash! a participatory arts and community outreach programme in affiliation with The Mighty Creatives (Leicester).
Aminder offer's bespoke Workshops, Talks, Seminars, an Advisory Service for the Creative Arts, Art Facilitation and Tutoring, Accessibility Consultancy and much more. Aminder also welcomes Collaboration interests. You can find out more by visiting the Commissioning & Hiring page.
Aminder is currently the Co-writer and Head of Accessibility for upcoming Short Film 'Crutches' (with Award Winning Director Nathan Morris NZ/UK). More information how to apply for casting roles here.
She has also been commissioned to create a sculpture for Paralympics PASCCAL - an AHRC funded project - Paralympics, Social Change and Cultural Legacy. Exhibition July 2019 Oxford Street, London. More info coming soon.
Additionally, she has been commissioned by New Wolsey Theatre for the R&D stage of "In Confidence", an upcoming performance.
In October 2018, Aminder's sculpture "...And the Odds & Sods." was chosen for Shape Opens Retrospective 2018 "Cumulative Effect: Disability and the welfare state" as one of Shape Art's key works during the six years of Shape Open Exhibits. Find out more here.
In 2017, Aminder was chosen as one of three lead artists for a residency with Birds of Paradise Theatre and the National Theatre of Scotland. Additionally, she was also awarded the NDACA Award from Shape Arts in London during Autumn 2017, and mentored by reknown sculptor Tony Heaton OBE.
Aminder has exhibited and performed at numerous galleries and venues in London, across England and in Scotland. Aminder has performed 'Staff Infection.'(2017) at both The National Theatre of Scotland and Wimbledon SPACE. "And The Odds & Sods..." (2013) has been exhibited and toured over five venues in England - it was recently purchased by Graeae Theatre in London and sits comfortably in the Foyer amongst work by prominent artists in the disability arts movement.
During her time living in Scotland (2013-2016), she became involved in, and commissioned by, Deveron Arts for numerous talks and performances surrounding disability and art; taken part in two residencies (and performed at them) at Rough Mix 2016 in Aberdeen & BOP Artists in Glasgow; exhibited at the COAST Festival of the Arts and was commissioned by BodySurf Scotland to perform and conduct a talk around Disability in the Arts. Please see the projects and residencies tabs for more work.
Aminder offer's bespoke Workshops, Talks and Seminars surrounding the arts (some have included Arts & Wellbeing, Art & Science, Theraputic Arts, Performance Art, Performance Painting and Theatre and Movement. Please contact for a comprehensive list of workshops, or to discuss a bespoke programme).
Aminder is also available as a creative advisor, and an accessibility consultant.
Artist Collaboration requests are also welcome. You can find out more by visiting the Commissioning & Hiring page.
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