UNESCO – Historic Declaration for Culture

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MONDIACULT 2022 : States adopt historic Declaration for Culture One hundred-fifty States unanimously adopted an ambitious Declaration for Culture on Friday at the end of a three-day conference convened by UNESCO. The text affirms culture as…

Canada Council – Research on the Value of Public Funding for Indigenous Arts and Cultures

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"The Canada Council for the Arts, in collaboration with Archipel Research and Consulting Inc., undertook a research project grounded in Indigenous ways of knowing. Research goal This research aimed to understand the role of arts and cultures…

AUSTRALIA – NAVA Code of Practice for Visual Arts, Craft and Design

National Association for the Visual Arts - Australia 2022 "The Code of Practice for Visual Arts, Craft and Design sets out equitable, ethical and self-reflective standards for the professional Australian contemporary arts sector. The Code…

Canadian Artists and Content Creators Economic Survey Report

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Survey background The cultural industries were one of the sectors most impacted by the public health measures put in place as a response to the spread of COVID-19 in Canada beginning in March 2020. For many workers in the creative sector,…

Safeguarding Artistic Freedom -9th World Summit 2023

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Discussion paper for World Summit to be held in Stockholm Spring 2023 "Freedom of expression is a corner-stone of democracy. As one of Sweden’s four constitutional laws, this human right lies at the core of our cultural policy. It is manifested…

CARFAC – Indigenous Protocols for the Visual Arts

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CARFAC "The materials on this website were designed to provide practical guidelines for respectful engagement with Indigenous Peoples. It is part of an ongoing initiative to strengthen respect for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis visual art…

Artists should share in resale profits – CBC

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CBC Arts report by Leah Collins "What Doig's arguably talking about is a concept known as the Artist Resale Right (ARR) or droit de suite, a term coined in France, where such a royalty scheme has been in play for more than 100 years. The…

GERMANY- Basic Income Lottery

"Founded in 2014, the initiative organizes periodic raffles to randomly select people — regardless of age, background, current income or nationality — to receive regular no-strings cash payouts for 12 months"

The Artists’ Resale Right: A Matter of Simple Fairness -Hugh Stephens Blog

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 The Artists’ Resale Right: A Matter of Simple Fairness - Hugh Stephens "For the past few years, the charge on the ARR has been led in Canada by CARFAC (Canadian Artists Representation), an advocacy group for Canadian artists,…

UK – Authors to earn royalties on secondhand books for first time

"Unlike regular book sales or library borrowing, authors do not receive a penny from the sale of secondhand editions of their works – but a new scheme dreamed up by used booksellers is set to change this for the first time." -…

Deaf and disability arts practices in Canada

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The Research, Measurement and Data Analytics Section of the Canada Council for the Arts engaged the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) and a research team to carry out a study on Deaf and disability arts practices in Canada. [1] Outcomes The…

Deaf and disability arts practices in Canada

Deaf and disability arts practices in Canada The Research, Measurement and Data Analytics Section of the Canada Council for the Arts engaged the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) and a research team to carry out a study on Deaf and…