European Visual Artists (EVA) is the single voice of European visual artists, promoting European creativity by raising awareness about artists’ rights and their precarious livelihoods across Europe. We welcome the “Proposal for a Regulation laying down harmonised rules on Artificial intelligence” (AI Act), as new AI technologies allow for new possibilities. At the same time, AI hurts human artists if not properly regulated.
Last week, EVA participated in the 43rd session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights. Several topics of relevance to EVA were debated during the week [...]
On the 9th of March, EVA President Anke Schierholz joined the “European Discoverability Forum : A matter for all in the Cultural and Creative Sectors” at the European Parliament, [...]
On 31st January, a round table was held in the European Parliament on 'Best practices fighting online piracy. The case of Spain'. EVA's Board member and VEGAP Director General, Javier Gutiérrez Vicén, contributed to the discussion by bringing the point of view of the visual artists, who are self-employed and, due to piracy, suffer greater damages.
Artists, CMOs and EU institutions gather in Brussels to reflect on the situation of visual artists.
EVA is looking for a Junior Administrative Assistant. Apply by 15th December 2021.
What is it? The European Visual Artists aim at strengthening the network of Copyright Management Societies for visual repertoire all around the continent so as boost exchange of information and [...]
Digital economic powers continue to profit as working artists struggle to make ends meet. By refusing to give artists a say and by not paying properly for using their art, current [...]
VISUAL ARTS REGIONAL CONFERENCE - 17 October 2017, Ljubljana, Slovenia