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  • Also in 2023, touring artists, the information portal and free helpdesk service for artists and creatives working internationally, was implemented together by the IGBK together with the International Theatre Institute (ITI) Germany and the Dachverband Tanz. touring artists is supported by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media and the Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Social Cohesion.
  • Demand for the free touring artists helpdesk service continues unabated: well over 1,000 consultations have been held in 2023, more than ever before.
  • One focus of touring artists' work was the topic of Brexit. In September 2023, a two-day symposium was held in Hamburg (Kampnagel and as part of the Reeperbahn Festival). Recordings of the symposium will be made available shortly.
  • New texts have been published on the touring artists website, including an introduction in simple language and in sign language.
  • The touring-artists team was involved in over 40 events. Six "Monthly Meet-Ups" were held in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut in Exile for artists and cultural professionals who had recently moved to Berlin. In collaboration with Kreativ Kultur Berlin, the multi-part workshop series "Get Started!" on the topic of self-employment was offered in the summer.
  • The international working group of Mobility Information Points (MIPs) coordinated by touring artists under the umbrella of On the Move 2023 met at the Culture Mobility Forum in Tunis in May and at the presentation of the results of the MIP-Amplifier project in Brussels in November.
  • The ECAS-funded MIP-Amplifier project, in cooperation with the Slovenian MIP Motovila, produced a handbook for organizations that want to launch a new Mobility Information Point in their country. In addition, a joint data collection was launched for consultation cases and events, the preliminary results of which were made available in a report. In order to increase the visibility of the Mobility Information Points, a new overview webseite was created.
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