International

International Artists Organisation (IAO)

IAO is the umbrella association for national organisations representing the rights and interests of Featured Artists in the Music Industry. IAO is a not-for-profit organisation based in Paris that was officially founded in 2015 by its six founder-members: FAC (UK), GAM (France), CoArtis (Spain), Domus (Germany), Gramart (Norway) and FACIR (Belgium). The organisation is in the process of expanding its membership to welcome artist organisations from more countries across Europe and beyond.

International Council of Music Creators

CIAM was created in 1966 to advocate for the cultural and professional aspirations of music creators. CIAM focuses on economic and legal interests, serves as a forum for the exchange of information, ideas and best practices, and provides practical advice to help musical creators achieve their goals.

International Music Managers Forum (IMMF)

IMMF is an umbrella organisation for a collaborative network of regional and national membership associations (often called MMF) of self-managed artists and managers. With member associations in over 50 countries, networking over 3,000 individual artists and their managers, IMMF connects artists and managers globally to share experiences, opportunities, information and resources.

Res Artis: Worldwide Network of Arts Residencies

Res Artis is a 26 year old network of arts residency operators from around the globe. The network comprises more than 700 vetted members in over 85 countries and it is the worldwide professional body for the field, ensuring sustainability and growth by providing capacity building tools for the members through face-to-face meetings and digital platforms. Aiming to support and connect residencies, engage and advocate the importance of residencies in today’s society, and provide recommendations towards cultural mobility research and policy.

Art Space Connect: Opening Talk

Art Space Connect is a 2020 collaboration of Internationale Gesellschaft der Bildenden Künste (IGBK), GeoAIR (Tbilisi) and Centrala Berlin with a focus on independent art initiatives and artist-run spaces in Central and Eastern Europe and the Caucasus.

Emerging Artists’ Residency @ SparkFest

Neverthere and Bath Spa Productions are offering free places for Emerging Artists workshop to explore how digital technologies can be harnessed in the making of live performance in this digital residency.

Love Record Stores

The music community have launched a high-profile, global initiative on Thursday 26th March 2020, to help independent record stores during the current coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

Neverthere @ Surge Festival

Neverthere is hosting a space within Surge Festival 2020 for experimental new digital projects. A window providing audiences with a glimpse of live performance, across the world, are innovating during this extraordinary time.

ICOMOS – International Council on Monuments and Sites

ICOMOS works for the conservation and protection of cultural heritage places. It is the only global non-government organisation of this kind, which is dedicated to promoting the application of theory, methodology, and scientific techniques to the conservation of the architectural and archaeological heritage. ICOMOS is a network of experts that benefits from the interdisciplinary exchange of its members, among which are architects, historians, archaeologists, art historians, geographers, anthropologists, engineers and town planners.

Towards Vivencia Summer Intensive

Towards Vivencia contributes with its expertise in online training to help all the artists who are stoically enduring the necessary restrictions imposed worldwide.

Neverthere

A virtual festival of digital performance and a supportive space for artists & organisations to research how their practice can be delivered online.