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Webinars on the impacts of Brexit on the mobility flows in the dance field between the UK and Europe

2021 brings a new set of challenges to artists and companies who work internationally, with new rules regarding the recently announced UK-EU Trade and Cooperation agreement. These rules will have an impact on those booking international artists and those taking their work outside of the UK.

EDN organises a series of webinars on the impacts of Brexit on the mobility flows in the dance field between the UK and Europe. The online session will focus on the new administrative processes that the European venues and festivals have to perform when welcoming UK-based dance professionals.

The webinar, facilitated by expert Marie Fol, will highlight relevant sources of information in different European contexts as well as collect questions and testimonies from the field in order to publish updated and reliable documentation.

The first webinar took place on 23 June 2021, the second will take place on Friday 10 September 2021. A third webinar will be propose during the Fall, more information will be shared on these opportunities to engage.
 

Webinar #1: New Administrative Processes

The first webinar took place on 23 June 2021, 10.30-12.00 CEST. The online session focused on the new administrative processes that the European venues and festivals have to perform when welcoming UK-based dance professionals. Special guest was Sebastian Hoffman from Touring Artists. 

Watch the first webinar here 

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Webinar #2: Stories from the ground
10 September 2021, 9.30-11.00 BST | 10.30-12.00 CEST.

As borders reopen and international artistic exchange can take place physically this summer, the aftermaths of Brexit will become more apparent to the dance professionals on both sides of the Channel. This is the reason why EDN and Arts Infopoint UK invite you to take part in a 2nd Post-Brexit Mobility webinar, which will focus on stories from the ground.

Cultural mobility expert Marie Fol will exchange with dance professionals who have experienced the Brexit aftermath, asking them to share observations and tips on how to navigate this new reality.
Participants will have the opportunity to bring more concerns forward, which will be shared later on with policymakers, funders and other stakeholders.

We invite you to register for this event through this form and appreciate any additional information you can provide so the webinar is tailored to your needs.

All online sessions will be recorded for documentation purposes.

Register here.

Partnership

EDN partners with the Arts Infopoint UK for this series of three webinars. They aim at providing a better understanding of the recent changes and at raising the awareness of the roles and responsibilities of dance professionals and their hosts. The goal is to ensure there will be a continuity of artistic cross-border relationships.

Arts Infopoint UK is a partnership between Wales Arts International/Arts Council of Wales, Creative Scotland, Arts Council England and Arts Council Northern Ireland.

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