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8 Jun 2020

COVID-19 Crisis & CCI Workers


European Creative Hubs Network (ECHN) launched the first research on the effects the COVID-19 crisis has had on workers, working in the fields of the cultural and creative sectors in Europe.

The main objective of the research is to understand the ways in which cultural and creative workers are dealing with the changed conditions of work and everyday life in times of the pandemic. It will provide preliminary insights to help key stakeholders develop effective policies and support mechanisms that will ease the negative effects of the crisis.

The research is covering all 27 EU countries, UK, Turkey, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ukraine and Moldova. It concerns all CCI sectors: Architecture, Landscape architecture, Film / Audio / Video, Photography, Music, Fashion design or Textile design, Graphic design, Product design, Service design, Advertising, Marketing and Communication, Software development and Video game development, Research and Development, Performance arts, Visual arts, Media, Literature, Publishing and Library Science, Creative crafts, Creative tourism, Museums and Cultural heritage.

This research is part of MAX project (Makers’ Mobility Pilot project, co-funded by the European Commission and coordinated by European Creative Hubs Network in partnership with Fab Lab Barcelona, UPTEC and Makery). In order to obtain concrete data and have comparable figures between countries, we need to reach 35.000 completed surveys across Europe so we ask you to please share the survey and help us reach our goal.

Nova Iskra, as one of the founders and members of the ECHN network, is this survey’s ambassador in Serbia. Therefore, we invite all the professionals in cultural and creative industries to fill out the survey and contribute to the most comprehensive research so far, in order to perceive the consequences of Covid-19 crisis on our sector and develop policies and support systems on the European, as well as on the local level.

The survey is available on the following link, while all the responses will be anonymous. The survey will be open until the 19th of August and results will be published in September.