CLAP HANDS Presentation by Isabel Segovia organization

June 28th and 29th the organization of Isabel Segovia celebrated a seminar for its 30 upper level members, at the University site of Sant Cugat, Barcelona.  Isabel had attended the June 20th project presentation at the Universidad Internacional de Catalunya.  She was impacted by the project findings and proposals; so she organized the seminar to present the CLAP HANDS project objectives and its intellectual outputs to the upper level of her professional network.

The network entrepreneurs have decided to become patrons of Artistas Diversos as a group in order to help disseminate the tools to help artists with disability develop a professional life and widely promote the CLAP HANDS project philosophy and findings.


End Conference 2019

 In 20 th june  we participate with a presentation in END CONFERENCE, 22th June Porto (Portugal), entitle: Clap hands, training professionals to promote disabled people labor inclusion in arts and culture


On July 11 at the Espai Cultural Fundacion Sabadell,
Carre d’en Font, 25 Sabadell

Free Entrance

Painting and literature exhibitions from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Music and dance performances from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The community of people with some disability represents the 17% of the population of the European Union; 14% of Spain. That is, 1 in 6 people living in the European space is considered not capable of professional competence.

The most brilliant artists in history have been disabled: Leonardo da Vinci, Beethoven, Mozart, Munich, Van Gogh, Frida Kahlo, Goya, Cervantes, Helen Keller, Alicia Alonso …

It is essential to take advantage of the untapped talent of many of the members of this community, to contribute to their personal and professional development

Concert CLAP HANDS is a concert of diverse artists within the framework of the ERASMUS + program of the European Union at the Fresk Festival of the Fundació Caixa de Sabadell. 3 performing arts groups perform in the gardens of the Espai Cultura of the locality: CLAMS (inclusive music); Mercedes Losada (dance, poetry and music) and CRACS de Sabadell (popular songs). And simultaneously, in the garden space the ArtDistinta Literary Seal is presented, with the Tales of Mario Barguñó illustrated by the painter Kelly Arrondes. Meanwhile, you can enjoy a video that shows the beautiful paintings that won the Provtial Group painting competitions in recent years.

Programa – Music and dance

19:00 hrs
Presentation – Myrtha Casanova – Ricard Armengol

19.05 hrs
Musical poetic performance by Dones ambVeu “Omplint el Buit”. Poems by Rosa María Arrazola, dance and music

19:30 hrs
The Andi Cracs are a Singular group with Plural music, as they version music of different styles around the world.

20:00 hrs: CLAMS
It is a band that is part of the project “Music per la inclusió”, they present us an advance of their new work.
Group of singers

20.30 hrs
Closure. Eva Navarrete o Ricard Armengol

Program Painting and Literature

18:00 to 20:00 hrs
Exhibition of graphic arts- Ricard Armengol Presentation of a program of Contests for the Decoration of the offices of the companies. Contribute to foster the sense of belonging of the staff. Project corporate social responsibility
Aleix Urbano
Kelly Arrontes
Carme Ollé
David Valls, ‘Tarragó’

Presentation- Merce Romagosa
Literary Arts – Presentation of the publications of the Literary Seal promoted by ArtDisTinta. The objectives of the publications are to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities and at risk of discrimination in society; mainly in the school world.
Merce Romagosa- Manager, Literary Seal

Presentation of the stories Children Detectives and Tales of Mario
Mario Barguñó- author
Kelly Arrontes – illustrator

20:00: hrs
Closure – Eva Navarrete – Myrtha Casanova

Various Artists project created a creative tandem that challenges the so-called disability

Taking advantage of the edition of a book entitled The Case of Stolen Jewelry, which we hope will become a collection called The Detective Children, Mario Barguñó, visible head of the Various Artists project, with cerebral palsy as a writer and, Kelly Arrontes, with very severe problems of vision and belonging to the ONCE organization in charge of the illustrations, they have created a creative tandem that challenges the so-called disability to demonstrate how much art and talent they can reflect in a small book, in which they try to inculcate values ​​of inclusion, to the They facilitate the coloring of some of the images that illustrate it.

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La Bulle Bleue at the National Dramatic Center

We were very busy with the programming time of La Bulle Bleue at the National Dramatic Center in Montpellier in January. On the occasion of this event we organized with Maud Verdier and the University, in partnership with the IRTS, a symposium on “The ethics of theatrical practices”. These two days of reflection raised the questions of the work of actors with disabilities. Directors of other artistic ESAT were present, as well as partners of similar projects in Switzerland and Belgium.It was very rich and interesting. We presented the Clap Hands approach. Marie-Claude and Corine gave a nice presentation of our work. You will find attached the program of these two days. On the occasion of this conference we also formalized the constitution of our steering committee.


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