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The information portal for artists working internationally

Artistic creation often goes hand in hand with cross-border work. This results in various practical issues and, under certain circumstances, even organizational difficulties for artists and persons engaged in the cultural sector, e.g., concerning social security, taxes, or insurance issues, which pertain both to work stays and collaborations within the EU and projects beyond EU borders.

  • Where should a dancer who lives in Germany but participates in a three-month production in Belgium pay income tax?

  • Where should a dancer who lives in Germany but participates in a three-month production in Belgium pay income tax?

  • An Italian sculptor works in Germany for two years. Does he continue to pay Italian social security contributions or should he pay into the German system?

  • What insurance policies must an artists’ collective in Germany take out if it wants to implement a project in collaboration with refugees?

  • The stage set of a Switzerland-based company is to be transported to Germany. What must be considered in terms of customs and transport formalities?

  • Should artists who are insured under the artists’ social security fund obtain additional health insurance coverage for countries outside Europe?

  • A theater company from Brazil is invited to tour Germany - what kind of visa do the individual ensemble members need and do they require work permits?

  • What funding opportunities are available in Germany for projects abroad and how should one prepare for a stay in an artists’ residence?

  • An Italian sculptor works in Germany for two years. Does he continue to pay Italian social security contributions or should he pay into the German system?

  • What insurance policies must an artists’ collective in Germany take out if it wants to implement a project in collaboration with refugees?

  • The stage set of a Switzerland-based company is to be transported to Germany. What must be considered in terms of customs and transport formalities?

  • Should artists who are insured under the artists’ social security fund obtain additional health insurance coverage for countries outside Europe?

  • A theater company from Brazil is invited to tour Germany - what kind of visa do the individual ensemble members need and do they require work permits?

  • What funding opportunities are available in Germany for projects abroad and how should one prepare for a stay in an artists’ residence?

www.touring-artists.info provides answers to questions regarding international mobility for artists and persons engaged in the cultural sector in Germany as well as those who want to work in Germany.
For more information, please see: What is touring artists?

touring artists is a joint project of the Internationale Gesellschaft der Bildenden Künste IGBK and the International Theatre Institute in Germany ITI, initiated and supported by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media BKM.

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