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Europe Beyond Access’ Learning Journeys are a digital series of toolkits and educational resources specifically for disabled artists, producers and promoters, and funders and policymakers.
These Learning Journeys include a series of new films, discussions, podcasts, creative tasks, reports and more to support professional development. Films are hosted on YouTube and many have translated subtitles in Dutch, German, Greek, Polish, Serbian and Swedish. Transcripts are also available for screen-readers.
The Learning Journeys for Disabled Artists covers key topics including:
Disability Identity and the Arts
Innovative Aesthetics and Artistic Approaches from disabled artists
Building a community that advocates for change
Becoming an Artist
Developing your Artistic Career
Tools & Knowledge for Working in the Cultural Sector, including understanding what it means to be an ally and preparing for international promotion.
The Learning Journey for Producers, Promoters and Programmers covers:
Examples of artistic practice
Provocations from disabled artists to mainstream programmers
An overview of identity-based creative practice
The relationship between disabled artists and the mainstream cultural sector
How to ensure access for audiences
How to ensure access for artists
Best practice in accessible marketing
Instigating organisational change
The Learning Journey for Funders and Policymakers covers:
Provocations from artists
Works by disabled artists that contribute to art-form innovation
European research and cultural policy recommendations
Examples of funding bodies that are generating change