Facilitating artists’ mobility
Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, the German Centre of the International Theatre Institute and the Internationale Gesellschaft der Bildenden Künste (International Association of Visual Arts)
Objectifs clefs de la mesure:
Currently focused on cultural professionals in the fields of performing and visual arts; artists worldwide who would like to come to Germany temporarily; event organisers who invite international artists to Germany for collaborations; artists in Germany who go abroad temporarily to work; beginning in 2016, artists who have fled to Germany.
Périmètre de la mesure:
Nature de la mesure:
Principale caractéristique de la mesure:
http://www.touring-artists.info/home.html?&L=1: Innovative online information portal for internationally mobile artists, since 2013, pilot phase
Résultats attendus de la mise en œuvre de la mesure:
- Contributing to developing the skills of artists as well as partners - Realising and continually updating informational offerings about taxes, customs duties, social insurance, copyright law, insurance and visa and residency requirements - Making laws and legal provisions in Germany more easily accessible - Compiling and publishing support programmes for international projects in a database; offering interactive consulting for individual questions
Ressources financières allouées à la mise en œuvre de la mesure:
Funding by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media
Principales conclusions de la mise en oeuvre de la mesure:
- Online and freely accessible in English and German since April 2013 - Used intensively by artists and event organisers in a wide variety of fields: 14,200 visits per month on average in 2014, and 19,300 in 2015 - 1,495 backlinks from 141 different domains link to http://www.touring-artists.info/home.html?&L=1, as of 16 December 2015, source: http://www.backlinktest.com - In its personal consulting hours, the cooperation partner SMartDe carried out more than 300 consultations between September 2014 and 31 December 2015; additionally, approx. 400 queries were answered thoroughly by telephone or email. - Expansion to additional languages planned beginning in 2016, especially languages of major refugee groups, depending on available resources and partnerships - Expansion to important areas such as music, literature, and others is desired in order to make a permanently viable resource base and permanently viable partnerships possible - The strategic added value of this knowledge portal rests on continuous updating through feedback from professional users and digital networking with sources of information from relevant ministries and institutions. Because complex regulations are subject to frequent change, qualified management of this knowledge resource – for example, on a timescale of ten years – is crucial in order to make a lastingly effective contribution to reducing barriers to mobility.
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