touring artists enhances its helpdesk service for artists and culture professionals from countries affected by crisis
touring artists is offering an expanded helpdesk service starting from September 1, 2018. The service welcomes artists and culture professionals who were forced to leave their home countries and are now residing in Germany.
Individual consultations on international projects as well as on questions on how to achieve a future career in Germany are offered. Culture professionals can also obtain information on the Berlin job market in particular. Moreover, the helpdesk service addresses cultural institutions in Berlin that are collaborating with arriving artists.
Consultations are offered in Berlin or by telephone and are hold by staff of SMartDe - Netzwerk für Kreative. Tailored individually to a specific project or the personal work and life situation information is provided on the topics self-employment, social security, taxes etc. in Germany and on issues related to the international cultural work.
Find more information on www.touring-artists.info
The helpdesk service for artists and culture professionals from countries affected by crisis is part of the project ‘International Artists Info Berlin‘ – a cooperation of the IGBK and the International Theatre Institute in Germany with SMartDe – Netzwerk für Kreative e.V. and the Universität der Künste Berlin – Berlin Career College. It is supported by the Senate Department for Culture and Europe Berlin, programme ‘Weltoffenes Berlin‘.
touring artists is a joint project of IGBK and the International Theatre Institute (ITI) Germany. The touring artists helpdesk is a cooperation of IGBK and ITI together with SMartDe - Societe Mutuelle pour artistes. The project is supported by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media.