Art Beyond Barriers

Date: May 21st
Time: 17.00 - 19.30
Location: Det Kongelige Akademi - Arkitektur, Design, Konservering Auditorium 2, Danneskiold-Samsøes Allé 53, 1435 København K, Denmark

Event organized by The Royal Danish Academi – Institute for Architecture and Technology.

Art Beyond Barriers is a talk and panel debate focusing on the responsibility of access in art and cultural spaces and cultural heritage buildings in Denmark through the launch of the project ‘Mapping Disability Access to Danish Art Spaces’ by UKK Art Workers with Disabilities.

The event aims to foster a constructive dialogue between cultural institutions, architects, and artists with disabilities. The collaborative approach is based on curiosity and empathy, about people’s needs, and about cultural heritage. The event will launch to the public the groundbreaking project by UKK Art Workers with Disabilities: Mapping disability access to Danish art spaces. A collective conversation with various stakeholders can significantly help improve the view of accessibility in art spaces and heritage buildings. 

This event is the result of a fruitful collaboration between: UKK Art Workers with Disabilities, Rumsans – BUILD – Aalborg University’s Universal Design Research Group, Building Diversity, O—Overgaden.

This event is FREE.

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