A big week for Europe Beyond Access

A big week for Europe Beyond Access

In May, Europe Beyond Access is presenting two major events for those in the arts and culture sector, as well as policymakers and funders. Wednesday 24 May at 10:30-12:30 CEST (Paris / Berlin) marks the official launch of the report, Time To Act: Two Years On. This seminal piece of

Symposium: Disability and Transforming the Cultural Ecosystem

Livestreamed from Brussels, Europe's largest arts and disability programme Europe Beyond Access presents its final symposium on 26 May 2023, 10:00-13:00 CEST (Brussels/Berlin). What is the current cultural landscape for European artists, arts professionals and audiences with disabilities in 2023? What recent advances have been made on a national and European basis? How

Time to Act: Two Years On

On 24 May, 9:30-11:30 BST, British Council and On The Move will publish more in-depth Europe-wide research on the barriers that disabled artists and audiences experience, with responses from artists and policymakers. This online event is the official report launch, presenting the opportunity to hear from the researchers and learn about

Watch Society Uncensored: Disability and culture, visibility and representation


On 19 February 2023, Onassis STEGI premiered their second episode of Society Uncensored, titled 'Disability and culture, visibility and representation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPKKJXeABp0 What is the place of disabled people in Greek society? What is the role of art and culture in the reproduction of stereotypes and regressive perceptions of disability? The episode has

Conference: Aesthetics of Access

A half-day conference from Skånes Dansteater presenting international guest lecturers, inspiration and knowledge sharing for professionals working with performing arts or accessibility. Free admission as part of dance festival DansFunk 4.0: Aesthetic of Access, November 8-14. Aesthetics of Access is a new way of embracing accessibility within artistic process and performing

Panel: Dis_rupting the museum

How are Deaf and disabled performing artists challenging the ways we think about art and its spaces? Chiara Bersani, Seeking Unicorns: photo Alice Brazzit Our experience of galleries and museums are dominated by normative bodies. But which bodies are not present and what are disabled artists doing to change this? Inspired by Italian

Generation After 6. Showcase: Pitching Sessions for Deaf and Disabled artists   

This year, Generation After Showcase is collaborating with the British Council, within the context of the Europe Beyond Access project – which seeks to support and celebrate the works of the current unique generation of European performing artists who identify as Deaf or disabled. After an Open Call, six projects have been selected to be presented to

Non-Normative Case by Katarzyna Żeglicka at Nowy Teatr

On 2 September, disabled artist Katarzyna Zeglicka will present a new lecture-performance, 'Non-Normative Case', as part of Generation After Showcase at Nowy Teatr, Warsaw. The programme is an intense presentation to international delegates, arts managers and curators of new trends in Polish theatre. As part of the performative lecture, Katarzyna will

Candoco’s workshop and double bill in Sweden (Skånes Dansteater)

Europe Beyond Access is committed to collaborating with the world’s leading inclusive dance companies to educate professional and mainstream audiences in artistic practices and other arts and disability-related issues. On 22 May, our partner Skånes Dansteater will run a one-day workshop together with Candoco Dance Company, Spinn Dance Company, and Share

Oriente Occidente presents PRESENTI ACCESSIBILI

Europe Beyond Access partner Oriente Occidente is leading on PRESENTI ACCESSIBILI (ACCESSIBLE PRESENT), the first major all-Italy conference on arts and disability taking place from 27 to 29 April 2022. The initiative – run in conjunction with the Italian Ministry of Culture and the Region of Lombardy as part of