Sommertheater Pusteblume e.V.
Un-Label is an interdisciplinary, inclusive project, involving most of the contemporary performing arts. Young professional artists with & without disabilities, coming from different cultural backgrounds will travel throughout Europe to participate in workshops, training courses & live performances.
Cologne, Germany, Istanbul, Turkey, Larissa, Greece
Un-Label aims at providing new inclusive solutions that are sustainable & beneficial for the creative sector & society.The project creates new attention to the issue of artists with disabilities,but it also calls for self-reflection - in daily contact with disability & of confrontation with their own & society's demands & expectations. In addition to the evaluation & booklet, all partners have extensive networks where the results will be spread. The project will create a platform on the basis of which a sustainable exchange of European players can take place to promote over the project period beyond creative talents & to strengthen self-esteem of young artists with&without disability. Un-label serves as an impetus successful approach to develop & to transfer ideas & subsequent activities.
Inclusion of the rights of people with disabilities is one of the main priorities in the development of our European society. The Convention is one of UNESCO's central concerns. In the field of culture, inclusion entails the right of all people to take part in cultural life and the development of their full artistic potential, regardless of special needs, sex,social or economic backgrounds. In addition to this, the year ‘15 has been designated the Year for Development, its motto:"Our world, our dignity,our future". Following this motto, the project will promote job opportunities in the arts for young artists with & without disabilities, we will facilitate access to new markets, support intern. mobility experience & adopt new methods of audience development for underrepresented spectators.
The main objective is to enable artists with & without disability to operate transnationally on a professional level. To achieve this, these outputs are foreseen:
-1 Artistic Development Training Workshop
-3+ Int. Workshops
-3 Work in Progress Performances
-1 Artistic Residence
-1 Large-scale performance which will be shown at least on 3 festivals
-Project trailer &Website
Outputs are leading to:
-European inclusive artistic platform for dialogue, experimentation & joint creations
-Creative use of inclusion & diversity
-Symposia for citizens, politicians & artists
-Confrontation of the audience to raise awareness of inclusive cultural diversity
-Supporting access to new audience with disability
-Bridging of int. institutions to form networks
Funding requested from Advocate Europe