The EASPD Photo exhibition "Revealed & Unveiled" was organised in cooperation with the associations that are part of the Interest Group (GI) on Art of EASPD. The IG offers a platform to exchange best practices and share concerns on inclusive Art to promote access to arts and cultural activities for people with disabilities: removing barriers such as lack of accessible formats. The IG advocates the development of support services to support the artistic careers of people with disabilities, particularly through the development of educational programs and inclusive arts education. The IG is composed by more than fifteen associations throughout Europe. This exhibition was also organized in cooperation with the Halles Saint-Gery (Sint-Gorikshallen) to be the cultural center that will hosted photography exhibition "Unveiled and Revealed" from 20 October to 4 December 2016. EASPD and the team of Halles Saint-Gery also co-organised the opening of the exhibition on Thursday, October 20, 2016 during which there will be the awards ceremony of the 3 best photos from the exhibition.
Photo exhibition « Revealed & Unveiled »
As part of the celebration of the 20th anniversary in 2016, EASPD organized a photo exhibition on the role of support services for people with disabilities in society. The exhibition presented the 20 best pictures of the photo contest "Revealed & Unveiled" which was launched by EASPD in 2015.
Venue and opening
The photo exhibition took place at the Halles Saint Gery from October 20 to 4 December 2016. During the opening of the exhibition in October 20, 2016, there was the awards ceremony for the three best photos among the 20 selected and the winner of the competition was announced.
The exhibition seeked to educate and raise awareness among the public and society on issues related to disability and equal opportunities for people with disabilities Europe. It was a raise-awareness action on disability issues, aiming to show the role and the work developed by professionals working in support services for people with disabilities through Art and Culture.
The exhibition was open to all citizens of the city of Brussels, the partners of EASPD, professionals, people with disabilities and their families, policy makers, media, artists and representatives of the Belgian and European associations.
The theme of the exhibition was the role of social support and health services in the lives of people with disabilities and their families. The importance of these services to promote, protect and ensure the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by persons with disabilities and their inclusion in society.
- The exhibition will present 20 pictures, including the descriptions and stories of the authors and protagonists of the pictures.
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Supported by the VGC, State secretary of Welfare mevr. Bianca Debaets