The International Association of Art (IAA) denounces and
reacts strongly against attacks on artists and cultural
workers and against any attempts to limit their freedom
again we experience that artists, which express themselves
with their drawings, become targets for terror.
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International Association of Art, IAA/AIAP, is an NGO (a non-governmental
organisation) working in official partnership with UNESCO, with
the consultative status, comprising artists belonging essentially
to the fields of painting, sculpture, printmakers, and artists
practising other forms of creative work in the visual arts.
of the Association are to stimulate international cooperation
among the artists of all countries, nations or peoples, and
to improve the economic and social position of artists in the
national and international levels, as well as to defend their
material and moral rights.
structure looks like UNESCO. It allows and facilitates all kind
of working condition of arts and professionnal artists comparison
through meetings, seminars, and exhibitions into a peaceful
ideal, tolerance and sharing attitude. IAA/AIAP discuss and
prepares proposals transferred to members' states. In 2012,
a huge international enquiry on the today condition of the artists
was launched which will allow to actualise the 'World Observatory
on the Condition of the Artist'.
On the field,
IAA/AIAP actively participates to the UNESCO programs through
Arts Education for children facing violence, underpriviledged
populations or living far from educational centers, in schools
and community homes without Arts Education, as well as in specialised
is campaigning to have Arts Education recognised as one of the
Human Rights, and introduced to the National Constitutions.