Thursday 04 April 2019 to Friday 05 April 2019
Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw

British Council in partnership with the Theatre Institute, the Institute of Music and Dance and the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage invite you for the conference: ‘Art & Disability: Crossing the Borders’ devoted to increasing accessibility and participation of disabled people - artists and audiences - in culture and art. During the two days of the conference we will examine the situation in Poland and in the UK related to these topics: we will look at the barriers, challenges and possible opportunities for change. Among our distinguished guest we will have: Claire Cunningham (choreographer and dancer), Jo Verrent (Senior Producer, Unlimited), Marcus Dickey-Horley (Curator of Public Programmes at Tate Modern) and representatives (among the others) of Culture without Barriers and Theatre 21 from Poland. The full programme of the conference will be published on the organisers websites by the March 5,  2019.

The conference is part of a major European collaboration, Europe Beyond Access, supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.

The conference will be translated simultaneously into Polish, English and Polish sign language.

The admission is free and includes participation in panels and catering (coffee breaks + vegetarian lunch). The organizers do not cover the cost of travel or accommodation of conference participants.

For futher information please don't hesistate to call Justyna Czarnota, phone number +48 22 501 70 20 or write an e-mail: