Study on the Status of Artists in the EU

The European Commission’s Expert Network on Cultural and Audiovisual (EENCA) has published a new study on the on the status and working conditions of artists, cultural and creative professionals in the EU member states. The study includes the examination of career paths, nature of income, also under the condition of the COVID 19 pandemic, influence of the market, access to finance, social security and cross-border mobility, including artistic freedom/restrictions to creation, and the aspect of working conditions of disadvantaged groups.

The European Commission conducted this study in close collaboration with several sectoral stakeholder organisations, including The International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts (IETM)On The MovePEARLE – Live Performance EuropeFreemuse and Culture Action Europe (CAE).

Source and download: EENCA