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Creating an Access Rider

If you are about to start work at a gallery, institution or organisation you may want create an access document for them. Just as with a bands ‘rider’ this document is an opportunity to let them know what you need them to facilitate in order to make sure you have equal access to work.

A useful tool for all involved, an access document or access ‘rider’ is a good way to remove barriers in your working relationships as well as to create opportunities.

They come in lots of different forms – but clear bullet points seem to be the most popular and effective form. details some top tips for creating your access document. Including how and when to approach organisations with this information, what should be included and who needs to know.