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Franklin Furnace

Consultation on Artist Visas

Summary:

Assist a nonprofit supporting avant-garde art by advising on artist visas.

Referred by:

Jurisdiction(s): U.S.
About the Organization: Franklin Furnace is a nonprofit whose mission is to present, preserve, interpret, and advocate on behalf of avant-garde art. The organization is dedicated to serving artists by providing both physical and virtual venues for the presentation of time-based art, including but not limited to artists’ books and periodicals, installation art, performance art, and unforeseen contemporary avant-garde artforms; and to undertaking other activities related to these purposes.
Legal Entity Type: Nonprofit/Charity
SDG(s): Decent Work and Economic Growth, Gender Equality, Partnerships to achieve the Goals, Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions, Quality Education, Reduced Inequalities
Legal Issue(s):

Franklin Furnace would like to bring international artists to the United States to perform. The Franklin Furnace team is now seeking advice on whether these individuals must have artist visas to enter the country and present their performance to the public. If so, they would appreciate general guidance on the process.