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Content for Education

A BALANCED COPYRIGHT FRAMEWORK IS THE KEY TO INNOVATIVE, DIVERSE, HIGH QUALITY CONTENT FOR EDUCATION It is important that educators can rely on high quality, validated content. Public policies should encourage the production of local content, which guarantees the cultural diversity and the autonomy of Member States’ educational systems. A rich variety of content produced by the publishing sector reflecting different points of view is essential to democracy and freedom [...]

07.12.2018|

Europe for Creators

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 artists are being hurt and the dreams of future creators are being extinguished. The gap between the revenue generated by the Internet Platforms and the money they give to the creators, responsible for their success, is not fairly shared. But it’s not just the livelihoods of [...]

07.12.2018|

Resale Right campaign

The resale right is a fundamental right for authors of graphic and plastic arts. It consists of a small percentage of the resale price that art market professionals pay to them at each resale of their works be it in auction or in a gallery. The specificity of visual artists is that their primary source of income is the material selling of their original works. While auction houses and galleries [...]

05.12.2018|

SPEECH BY ARTIST AND AUTHORS KATE MAYNE

Kate Mayne addressing the Members of the European Parliament about the realities of artists' lives, in the context of the vote on Copyright Reform and the importance of fair remuneration for artists.

02.07.2018|

VOTE FOR JURI REPORT

The Legal affairs Committee (JURI) of the European Parliament has adopted the report on the Directive on copyright in the digital single market last week by a clear majority.

28.06.2018|

VISUAL AUTHORS’ RIGHTS TO DIGITAL VALUE PRESS RELEASE

On the 28 of February, under the kind patronage of MEP Giorgos Grammatikakis and MEP Therese Comodini-Cachia, European Visual Artists hosted a seminar focused on the visual authors’ rights to remuneration and recognition from their works in the digital space.

01.03.2017|

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