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…

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…

ALBERTA – Arts Professions Recognition Act

"Bill 75: Arts Professions Recognition Act: -formally acknowledges artists’ value and contributions to Alberta and promote their work and their rights to help make their artistic enterprises profitable -protects artists’…

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,…

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…

NEW BRUNSWICK – Status of the Artist Report

"The Report highlights 24 recommendations, which address the improvement of the socio-economic status of professional artists. The Report is divided in four parts: Understanding Creative Work Artists living in Economic Insecurity …

Quebec – Revision des lois sur le statut de l’artiste

(Québec) " Les associations professionnelles qui représentent la majorité des disciplines artistiques au Québec demandent au gouvernement Legault d’exiger des producteurs qui touchent des fonds publics qu’ils assurent des conditions…