ShareMusic & Performing Arts opens new platform

ShareMusic & Performing Arts was able to launch the project “ShareMusic ArtLabs” with the support of Signatur Foundation Sweden in 2019. It offers a new type of platform for exchange and work with groups that do not normally meet to achieve diversity and contribute to more professional cultural practitioners with disabilities.
The continued support from Signatur has included the development and systematization of working methods in order to promote the development of inclusive music ensembles.

ShareMusic & Performing Arts, the national knowledge centre for artistic development and inclusion, is a development platform and resource that collaborates with the cultural sector as well as the education, social and public sectors and the research world. It is a local, regional, national and international platform that supports and equips for a lasting inclusive work within the entire cultural ecosystem. It is an innovative work that also explores the opportunities that new technology and digitalisation can offer in the form of expanded participation and creation in cultural life for people with disabilities.
ShareMusic offers collaboration, training and competence development. All work is based on human rights and the equal value of all human beings. The work is also clearly linked to Agenda 2030 and the global development goals for inclusion and sustainable development. The vision is that all people should have the opportunity to express themselves artistically in a world where differences are seen as valuable.

ShareMusic’s own inclusive music ensemble Elefantöra is an important part of the work with artistic development. With the help of Signatur, among others, Elefantöra has developed into a unique resource consisting of musicians with experience from both inclusive and laboratory artistic work in various contexts. They have collaborated with string orchestras and chamber music ensembles as well as with researchers and dancers. The work with Elefantöra also contributes to the development of repertoires for inclusive ensembles.

Read more here: Listening with Elephant Ears – ShareMusic & Performing Arts

Watch more here: Elefantöra and Gageego – 3rd movement from Beethoven’s Cello sonata op 5, no 2. – YouTube