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Diversity Agents as a help for cultural institutions

Diversity Agents as a help for cultural institutions

DIVERSITY AGENTS AS HELP FOR CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS    Would you like to know how to make your work environment or project more diverse and inclusive? Would you like your institution to be more diversity-minded?   What are Diversity Agents? Diversity Agents are a network of arts and culture professionals who have multicultural backgrounds, strategic diversity skills as well as knowledge and experience of the work ethic in Finland. In addition, they have extensive creative and problem-solving skills and the ability…

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Artists’ taxation support group with Riikka Kuoppala

Artists’ taxation support group with Riikka Kuoppala

In this taxation support group, we will look into the practicalities of filing taxes for artists. The group is facilitated by Riikka Kuoppala and the meeting takes place twice, and is conducted online. Participants are encouraged to send their questions upon registration and to discuss their specific tax issues in the second session. The requirement for participation is attending both sessions. Examples of topics covered: – Differences in taxation for different kinds of artist income. – How to file different…

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SURVEY: Coronavirus outbreak and the effects

SURVEY: Coronavirus outbreak and the effects

Events and cultural performances have been cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak, which has a great impact on the society as a whole, but especially on those of minorities: foreign-born artists and cultural workers, as well as people who are not in full-time employment and receive their income(s) self-employed, or through freelancing. G.A.P aims to collect information on the effects that the virus outbreak has caused on livelihood and working conditions of the foreign born artists and cultural workers in…

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TE Services’ informative event at G.A.P

TE Services’ informative event at G.A.P

TE Services at G.A.P – 26.2.2020, 1-3PM Welcome to an informative event organised by Globe Art Point and the TE services, aimed at foreign-born artists and cultural workers living in Finland. The purpose of the event is to share information regarding unemployment rights and issues considering foreign-born artists living in Finland. The event uses the results of a survey that was published in April 2019, in which artists and cultural workers had the opportunity to raise their questions and concerns…

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G.A.P’S LETTER OF SUPPORT FOR ITS BOARD MEMBER

G.A.P’S LETTER OF SUPPORT FOR ITS BOARD MEMBER

Globe Art Point’s letter of support for its board member Daniel Malpica Globe Art Point. is deeply concerned about unjust implementations of immigration policies for foreign-born artists and cultural workers in Finland. We have witnessed failure and lack of transparency in the entire process dealing with Daniel Malpica‘s case. The exact number of foreign-born artists, cultural professionals and operators in Finland is unknown, yet their contribution to the Finnish art scene and therefore to its international reputation is undeniably visible….

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What would you like to learn more about?

What would you like to learn more about?

Globe Art Point is committed to provide training and information for foreign born artists living in Finland. We do this through our workshops and online services, which include our Vimeo channel https://vimeo.com/globeartpoint We’re now asking our community to let us know which areas they’re most lacking information on. What would foreign artists living in Finland want to learn more about? And how would they prefer to receive this information? Please answer this survey to help us in providing you better…

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TYJ – GUIDE TO UNEMPLOYMENT FUND BENEFITS 2019

TYJ – GUIDE TO UNEMPLOYMENT FUND BENEFITS 2019

This Guide to Benefits, published by the Federation of Unemployment Funds in Finland (TYJ), provides information about the benefits paid by the unemployment funds: earnings-related allowance paid to the unemployed, job alternation compensation for those taking job alternation leave and mobility allowance that compensates expenses caused by travelling to work or moving. For detailed information about these benefits, visit TYJ’s website at www.tyj.fi. If you have questions about your personal situation, please contact your own unemployment fund. Contact details for…

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Instructions for freelance members on filing a tax return for 2017 Form 15

Instructions for freelance members on filing a tax return for 2017 Form 15

This guide will help you to go through the Finnish taxation form 15. The information of this guide is a translation made by Globe Art Point of the content released by The Trade Union for Theatre and Media Finland (Teme)  on “Ohje freelancer-jäsenille veroilmoitusta 2017 varten Lomake 15” and reproduced with their permission*. *The Trade Union for Theatre and Media Finland (Teme) has not participated in the translation of the documents nor verified their accuracy. Therefore, the Artists’ Association shall not have any responsibility…

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Baltic Sea Region (BSR) Cultural Mobility Funding Guide

Baltic Sea Region (BSR) Cultural Mobility Funding Guide

The Baltic Sea Region (BSR) consists of eleven countries: Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Finland, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Russian Federation and Poland. All countries have their unique structures that support cultural mobility. The BSR Cultural Mobility Funding Guide is a joint On The Move and ARS BALTICA initiative. The guide is your handy tool to navigate through this great pool of opportunities, as information from all eleven countries is provided on: State, local, regional, and/or private funded Cultural Mobility programmes A selection of residency…

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