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UPDATE REGARDING COVID-19: Please note that the Artists at Risk Connection (ARC) is not a grantmaking program and is unable to assist artists financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, because we recognize the growing effect that the pandemic is having on artists, we have compiled a growing list of resources for artists affected by COVID-19 and hope that you may find assistance there. Please refer to the "Stories" page to find the list. If you are an artist or cultural practitioner otherwise at risk because of your creative practice, please follow the directions below to contact us.

Please fill out the form to get in touch with us. Submissions are encrypted and ARC understands that your communications are confidential. ARC does not provide direct services, but we will do our best to refer you to organizations that do. You can also find help by exploring our network of resources.

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Zone Franche

  • Services offered
  • Awareness Campaigns
  • Professional Networks
  • Exhibition and Performance Opportunities
  • Disciplines
  • Musicians
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Zone Franche contributes to the marketing process for new productions and to the free circulation of artists all over the world. It organizes conferences, concerts, and gatherings of musicians.


Zone Franche is the French network dedicated to world music. Zone Franche is a transversal organization that brings together all categories of actors in the sector: festivals, cinemas, labels and publishers, artists' representatives, media, and cultural associations. It serves music professionals of the world, representing every link of the musical chain. It is a platform that provides services and support to its members and a political platform to promote the interests and needs of artists around the world.

Last updated Jan 04, 2020
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