Bridges & Walls: Artist Visa Strategies & Advocacy

The last few years have seen huge political changes in the world that are impacting artists and their ability to travel internationally. Three of the worlds' leading experts on Artist Mobility come together to talk about how these changes impact artists traveling to the U.S., the U.K., and the E.U. The panelists will
• provide basic information about the legal issues facing touring artists,
• address the impact that changes in visa law and practice in the US, UK, and EU is having on touring artists,
• discuss the advocacy work being done on behalf of musicians in Washington, London, and Brussels.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Matthew Covey


Zelie Flach

Wales Arts International/Arts Council of Wales

Marie Fol

On the Move

Elen Roberts

Wales Arts International

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