14.05.2012

Study on the profile of artistic and cultural professionals in South Mediterranean (2007)

The study on the profile of artistic and cultural professionals in non-EU Mediterranean countries (Étude sur le Profil des professionnels artistiques et culturels en Méditerranée non Européenne) deals with legal and social aspects related to the work of artists and cultural operators in the region. It also deals with the social recognition of the artists and the role of mobility in the recognition of the artist and the dialogue between cultures.

This study focuses on legal and social measures which concern the work of southern Mediterranean artists. It also examines the process of social recognition and the role of mobility in the recognition of the artist and the dialogue between cultures.

Trough this study, the Roberto Cimetta Funds intended to:

- analyze the artists’ professional situation in the Mediterranean area, including the 10 countries of the Southern and Eastern shores, partners of the European Union,

- study the differents forms of European and International co-operation (mobility and dialogue, co-production, etc..), and elemnts contributing or handicaping this cooperation forms.

- formulate recommendations to the attention of policy and decision-makers aiming at the improvement of the artists’ professional situation, the promotion of creativity and the development of new forms of artistic expressions and artistic exchanges,

- value the capacity of contemporary arts to be an instrument of social inclusion and a tool of intercultural dialogue.

The study (in French) was carried out in 2007 and is available for free download.

The English version in attached to this page.

Version EN final.pdf (PDF)