The report Disabled artists in the mainstream: a new cultural agenda for Europe emerges from the first European Arts and Disability Cluster meeting in The Hague on 30 November 2019, that we as Un-Label – Performing Arts Company were part of, the event was hosted by two of the core partners of Europe Beyond Access, the British Council and Holland Dance festival.

Working towards raising awareness of the barriers that disabled artists and audiences continue to face when accessing Europe’s cultural institutions, the report heralds a clear call to policymakers and funders to seriously reduce the cultural exclusion of disabled people.

Co-authored by Betina Panagiotara (dance researcher and journalist, Greece), Ben Evans (Head of Arts & Disability, European Union Region) and Filip Pawlak (artist and producer, Poland), it outlines one major policy recommendation for a new European cultural agenda and six proposals for the forthcoming 2021-2027 Creative Europe programme.

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