Touring, Visas, & Borders: Overcoming New Hurdles

Mar 16, 2022

10:00am – 11:00am CT

In the last two years, international travel was transformed by a pandemic, Brexit, civil unrest in many parts of the world, and regime change in the US. Meanwhile, our industry's reliance on international travel has raised concerns about the sustainability of our practices. Join three experts on artist mobility as they talk through the legal, ethical, and practical issues that we must all confront when artists hit the road. Flach heads Wales Arts International's mobility work, helping the U.K. manage the artist mobility impact of Brexit. Fol is the president of On The Move, the international cultural mobility information network. Covey is an immigration attorney and the executive director of Tamizdat, the leading arts mobility advocacy organization in the U.S. Rodriguez, the founder and CEO of Criteria Entertainment, has decades of experience navigating the logistics of artist mobility issues, including throughout Latin American

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Zelie Flach

Wales Arts International/Arts Council of Wales

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Marie Fol

On the Move

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Diana Rodriguez

Criteria Entertainment

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