Albane Schlechten: «The vulnerability of the sector has now been exposed. Professionalization is necessary»

Albane Schlechten, director of FCMA and Swiss Music Export Geneva, May 2020 «It's clearly fantastic to share our music in two clicks with people on the other side of the world. We're not going to go against that. But it's important that artists can continue to be remunerated for their recorded work. The film industry …

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Catherine Benainous: “We must multiply the sources of funding for the arts”

Catherine Benainous, management of Ray Lema Geneva, May 2020 “It is clear that the digital economy represents a shortfall for artists and those around them. We are obliged to stream and manage 60-page bills to earn maybe 120 €…. In these conditions, income from the stage has become much more important. It now represents 90% …

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Marc Perrenoud (Part 2): “What is exciting is to measure the economic weakness of the web”

Marc Perrenoud, jazz pianist Geneva, 6th April 2020   The Internet is NOT the backbone of our society – this is what we are realizing today. At best, it is a crutch. Telecommuting, teleconferencing, is something that sooner or later gets on absolutely everyone’s nerves. The virtual only makes sense if the non-virtual chooses to …

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Julie Henoch: “The problem with our society is to have wanted to make everything marketable”

Still A-live! During this unprecedented period of confinement, the Show-me team has gone to meet musicians and cultural players to question them and take the pulse of what they’re thinking. What is or should be the status of the artist? What are possible remunerations? What evolution is possible after the crisis? Julie Henoch, Press and …

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Marc Perrenoud: “we just have to stop resisting at all costs or we will run out of steam”

Still A-live! During this unprecedented period of confinement, the Show-me team has gone to meet musicians and cultural players to question them and take the pulse of what they’re thinking. What is or should be the status of the artist? What are possible remunerations? What evolution is possible after the crisis?   Geneva pianist, Marc …

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