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In these extraordinary times we are living in, the disability community and those who work and participate in arts and culture are grappling with an uncertain future both professionally and personally. COVID-19 has drastically impacted everyone’s social lives forcing us to self-quarantine and to rely on our emails, social media and video conferencing platforms such as Zoom, Facetime and Skype to connect with others. Whilst many of us have benefitted from technology to keep us connected with family, friends and colleagues, there are still barriers when it comes to how accessible these platforms are for people with disability.
En el marco de la campaña “Contigo en la distancia”, la Secretaría de Cultura elaboró materiales informativos sobre medidas de higiene y prevención respecto al COVID-19 en sistema braille, los cuales serán entregados en todo el país, en colaboración con las secretarías de Bienestar y de Salud.
The first edition of the UNESCO webinar aims to exchange experiences and expertise on the measures to address the COVID-19 crisis at the global and local levels. The focus will be on the social dimensions of “leaving no one behind” and on actions taken to fight against the growing incidents of racism and discrimination.
La productora audiovisual Almada Media pone a disposición de la comunidad con discapacidad visual y baja visión tres colecciones de cine adaptado denominado “Documentales para todas y todos”. Este proyecto es apoyado por el Fondo de Fomento Audiovisual del Ministerio de las Culturas, las Artes y el Patrimonio.
Based on the traditional Korean mask dance, the performance of "Othello and Iago" will be broadcast live on Arko YouTube and Naver TV at 20:00 p.m. on April 3, 2020, which is newly presented by the art group Chunha Firstal Institute (CEO Huh Chang-yeol, Lee Ju-won). It will be the first live broadcast of Barrier Free in Korea as part of the Korean Culture and Arts Committee's online support project, and it will be broadcast live through Arko YouTube (Barrier Free) and Naver TV (Naver TV) platforms for audiences who cannot find concert halls due to COVID-19's social distance-keeping.
The Australia Council has today announced a Resilience Fund of approximately $5M for artists and arts organisations to support their livelihoods, practice and operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.