The CLAP HANDS CONCERT of July 11th in Sabadell
The CLAP HANDS CONCERT of July 11th in Sabadell, Barcelona was designed as a scenario to illustrate best practices in different ways for artists with disabilities to develop professionally . This being a main objective of the CLAP HANDS ERASMUS+ project.
The concert was organized as part of the Fresk Festival of the Fundació Caixa de Sabadell. An institution that promotes art through the Festival it organized each year during the month of July. When each day of the month different group of artists perform. All professional well known groups. The CLAP HANDS concert is the one event within the Festival of artists with disability performance. 3 professional careers were illustrated in the field of graphic arts, by the artists who have developed they working life in each the specific focus.
Kelly Arrontes presented her career as a mural painter and a book illustratorAleix Hurbano presented painting which illustrate his career focussed on decorating corporate offices of companies with a strong commitment towards inclusion. David Valls Tarrago presented the structure of the workshops he as his group of artists with disability have developed to teach painting to children in schoolsMario Barguño presented two books he has published as reading stories for children in schools with an inclusive message In the gardens of the Espai Cultura of the Foundation three art groups performed. These art groups act in different events when they are invited to perform professionally.
CLAMS (inclusive music). Is made up of artists with disability and artists without disabilities. Their play popular songs and invite the public to participate creating a very special climate of happiness, inclusion and positive attitudes. CRACS de Sabadell is a group which plays different styles of music from all over the world. Well knows pieces which invite the audience to clap and participate. The group is made up of musicians and singers. Mercedes Losada and her group brings together dance, poetry and music with extraordinary performing abilities. Mercedes is the creator and director of the art group which is made up by artists with talent regardless their profile The audience is made up by members of the local community who generally attend the Fresc Festival afternoon.to enjoy the different performances which every day make up the July Festival.