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2009 FIA-FIM joint manifesto on the Status of the Artist



Title 2009 FIA-FIM joint manifesto on the Status of the Artist
Lead The International Federation of Actors (FIA) and the International Federation of Musicians (FIM) has come together to produce a joint Manifesto concerning Status of the Artist.
Publication Date 2009-10-28 8:00 pm
Text 1 Issued on March 2009, it calls upon the fundamental difficulties artists face and stresses the need to update legal and institutional frameworks, employment rights, facilitation of mobility, and intellectual property protections of artist. It also recommends the involvement of artists in decision making process of cultural policy.

Coherent with the spirit of the 1980 Recommendation concerning the Status of the Artist, the Manifesto is a useful advocacy tool for disseminating the grass root concerns of artists.

The condensed two pages Manifesto is available on the FIA and FIM website in 8 other languages besides French and English.

FIM-FIA joint manifesto on the status of the artist in English (PDF) or in French (PDF)

Further information:
International Federation of Musicians (FIM)
Website: http://www.fim-musicians.com
Email: office@fim-musicians.com 

The International Federation of Actors (FIA)
Website: http://www.fia-actors.com
Email: office@fia-actors.com
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  • Articles of the 1980 Recommendation related to this issue (condensed):
    IV. 1. (d) Grant for artists improvement of technical skills
    IV. 1. (k) Promotion of free international movement for artists
    V. 3 Protection of income and social security for artists
    VI. 6. (a) Remuneration for the distribution and commercial exploitation of his work
    VI. 6. (b) Establishment of moral and material rights for performers
    VII. Invitation to artists and their organizations to participate in discussions, decision-making processes

  • Points of the 1997 Declaration related to this subject (condensed):
    Parag. 7: Participation of artists in the design and implementation of national cultural policies
    Parag. 18: Support the creation, the expression and the dissemination of contemporary works
    Parag. 19: Identification of existing opportunities for private funding of the arts worldwide
    Parag. 24: Promotion of the gathering and dissemination of all data
    Parag. 37: Protection of the legitimate rights of authors and performing artists  
    Parag. 44: Involvement of artists in the various decision-making processes

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