Artists & Creatives
COVID-19 Recovery Resource Platform

Artists & Creatives
COVID-19 Recovery Resource Platform

Sector: Visual Arts

Organisations and initiatives

Together Alone | A Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes’ initiative

Through Together Alone open call, The Finnish Institutes’ network seeked artistic proposals related to the state of emergency, radical change, resilience, artistic practice in the future. At the same time the project acts as a documentation of one of the major social upheavals, gives the artists an opportunity to reflect it through their work, rethink ways of outreach and develop new practices.

Stories / Good practices

Take a seat

With Theatres across Scotland sitting empty, festivals postponed and missing audiences – where do the theatre makers go from here?

Events

CulTourIsCapital – Open Call

From February 2020, COVID-19 pandemic has had a severe impact on Europe’s economy, especially on the two
sectors the project is working on – tourism and creative industries. In reaction to such a situation, the TraCEs partnership decided to launch the first edition of the Cultour is Capital Fest, envisioned to become an annual event.

Tools & Resources

Art Reboot Webinars

Arts reboot, a webinar series covering 6 topics addressing the current challenges for arts organisations, providing practical tools that enable participants to shape the current scenario into opportunities for the future.

Tools & Resources

MICAS in Conversations Series

Art critic and curator Rajesh Punj interviews a selection of Maltese and international artists on the involving effect of space on their art practice against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic and its implications.

ART2CURE

An art show raising funds to support covid-19 related research at the University of Luxembourg is on at BiL.

Cooperation opportunities

Join the Artist

Join the Artist is the online platform that enables artists, practising any artistic discipline, to get in contact with their fans through DIY events, exhibitions and workshops, organized by the artists, on site or online.

Stories / Good practices

Literary art Diary

Literary art Diary is a creative initiative that links cultural institutions with creatives to rethink culture as an open space without limits.

Advocacy Initiatives

Art in times of Coronavirus

A project called Žalike2030 was created as an artistic response to the current COVID-19-crisis, out of which an Art Manifesto arose.

Events

Together / Apart : Going New Places

An online exhibition, organised by the Cyprus High Commission in the UK – Cultural Section and sponsored by the Cultural Services – Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth of Cyprus. 

Stories / Good practices

Art Will Save Us

An archive of contemporary art in times of crisis. Live – performances by contemporary artists.

Tools & Resources

A Confined Place – The Blog

A blog – part of A Confined Place project- which invites the participants to reflect their experience with the places they are living in the time of confinement.

Events

A Confined Place – Open call

“A Confined Place” -carried out within the Creative Europe “A-Place” project- is a programme of activities to strengthen the sense of place in the times of confinement.

Organisations and initiatives

European Visual Artists (EVA)

EVA represents the interests of authors’ collective management societies for the visual arts. 28 European societies are gathered as members or observers. They manage collectively authors’ rights of close to 100 000 creators of works of fine art, illustration, photography, design, architecture and other visual works.

Organisations and initiatives

GESAC – The European Authors’ Societies

GESAC stands for European Grouping of Societies of Authors and Composers (or Groupement Européen des Sociétés d’Auteurs et Compositeurs). It represents over one million creators and rightsholders – from musicians to writers, visual artists to film directors and many more, in the areas of musical, audiovisual, visual arts, and literary and dramatic works.

Funding

Artist Relief Tree

Artist Relief Tree is an initiative that supports artists -specifically freelance artists- in need, during the current global health crisis by collecting donations of those