Oriente Occidente festival 2022
Taking place in Rovereto, Italy, from 3-10 September 2022, Europe Beyond Access partner Oriente Occidente will be incorporating SubPac technology and audio introductions to performances to ensure that Deaf, hard-of-hearing, Blind and visually impaired audiences have access to the festival programme.
The performances that will feature the use of SubPacs are:
Europe Beyond Access partner Oriente Occidente is leading on PRESENTI ACCESSIBILI (ACCESSIBLE PRESENT), the first major all-Italy conference on arts and disability taking place from 27 to 29 April 2022.
The initiative – run in conjunction with the Italian Ministry of Culture and the Region of Lombardy as part of
The Oriente Occidente Dance Festival presents the Italian premiere of Mixed Doubles, four duets with disabled and non-disabled dancers created by Faizah Grootens, Venetsiana Kalampaliki, Diego Tortelli, and Roser López Espinosa. The duets have been commissioned by Holland Dance Festival (The Netherlands), Onassis STEGI (Greece), Skånes Dansteater (Sweden) and Oriente
Oriente Occidente Dance Festival (Italy) presents the world premiere of Moby Dick, Chiara Bersani’s new creation for Swedish integrated Danskompaniet Spinn, directed by Veera Suvalo Grimberg. This dance production has been co-produced by Dansnät Sverige and Oriente Occidente Festival in the framework of Europe Beyond Access.
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6 September 2019 at Oriente Occidente Dance Festival
Stopgap Dance Company is a British company who make exhilarating dance productions with disabled and non-disabled artists. In Frock, six dancers collide in an uplifting dance riot set to an exclusive art rock soundtrack by Hannah Miller of Moulettes. In this quirky dance
Cornered (Holland Dance Festival).
The Kalamata Dance Festival, in partnership with Onassis STEGI presents Mixed Doubles, four duets with disabled and non-disabled dancers created by Faizah Grootens, Venetsiana Kalampaliki, Diego Tortelli, and Roser López Espinosa. The duets have been commissioned by Holland Dance Festival (the Netherlands), Onassis STEGI (Greece), Oriente Occidente Dance Festival (Italy),
Time to Act: How lack of knowledge in the cultural sector creates barriers for disabled artists and audiences
An international closed-group webinar for European policymakers, funders, directors, staff at Ministries of Culture, and cultural professionals.
On 27 April, the British Council and On the Move presented the initial findings of a major
Part of Europe Beyond Access is focused on increasing access to theatre and dance performances for disabled audiences. In Italy, our partner Oriente Occidente have been working to engage the Deaf community in their region with the innovative use of SubPacs, a technology that provides a physical experience of sound
Premiere: A peep show for Cinderella
Tickets: 3 Euros | 20:00 and 21:30
By La Ribalta Theater, a company of predominantly disabled performers, who exclaim on their website: "theatre is a necessity, a needle for sewing relationships, a political act, a place of social redemption, a place in Bolzano for both
The fourth Europe Beyond Access lab has been hosted by Oriente Occidente on the theme 'Highlighting the grey zones. Research on the dramaturgy of movement transitions'. In this instalment, participating artists have explored how their unique movement vocabularies can be recorded and documented through the dramaturgical process. It's been an in-depth artistic process, led by Gaia Clotilde Chernetich.