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Coronavirus/COVID-19 and the cultural sector

(Last updated on 29.7.2020) Crises like the one we are experiencing at this moment, caused by the coronavirus / COVID-19, have also got a significant impact on the lives of self-employed workers. Cultural professionals, many of whom live in an extremely precarious context, will be particularly affected. The cancellation or postponement of cultural initiatives, absolutely … Continue reading Coronavirus/COVID-19 and the cultural sector

Where is Communication? Access Culture – Clear Language Award 2020

On March 20, at 6:30 pm, at Culturgest in Lisbon (Room 3), we shall be delivering the Access Culture - Clear Language Award 2020. Entrance will be free. We would like this occasion to be another moment of reflection on communication and clear language in the cultural sector. Thus, inspired by a recent article by … Continue reading Where is Communication? Access Culture – Clear Language Award 2020

We´re looking for talented writers and illustrators

This programme will guide six talented writers and illustrators from six different European countries to produce inclusive stories for children. Each participant will be matched to a mentor from their own country. The mentor is an experienced author or illustrator with a large network and will coach the participants in writing or drawing stories. During the programme, the … Continue reading We´re looking for talented writers and illustrators

Registration open: Every Story Matters Conference

Registration is now open for the kick off conference of our project Every Story Matters, which takes place on 19 November at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon. Everybody has the right to discover literature and to create stories, Your socio-economic or cultural background, gender, sexual preference or mental and physical abilities should not matter. … Continue reading Registration open: Every Story Matters Conference

Creative Europe supports our project “Every Story Matters”

We couldn't be happier! Our "Every Story Matters" project is one of the 87 projects supported this year by Creative Europe! Books do not reflect society as it is. There is an absence of inclusive books. By inclusive literature we mean books featuring a range of abilities, ages, ethnicities, genders, religions, sexual orientations and socio-economic … Continue reading Creative Europe supports our project “Every Story Matters”

Memorandum of Understanding with British Council and Arts Council Portugal

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on 19 June between the British Council, Arts Council Portugal (DGARTES) and Acesso Cultura | Access Culture. It is a partnership for the provision of training courses aimed at artistic entities and cultural agents in the performing arts field in Portugal. The training will focus on the inclusion … Continue reading Memorandum of Understanding with British Council and Arts Council Portugal