All sectors are affected by the coronavirus pandemia but we are very much aware that the alternative and independent art scene is / will be particularly under pressure. This list of resources, done in partnership with Circostrada, is updated on a daily basis since 14 March 2020. This list is by no means comprehensive and can be easily enriched thanks to your feedback and proposal to include new resources. Feel free to email us any initiative related to one of the sub-topics at mobility(at)on-the-move.org.
Disability and the Performing Arts Sector in Europe: Building Knowledge, Sharing Experience, Looking for Solutions - Survey
This survey is the first of its kind – in terms of scope and target groups – to be run at the level of Creative Europe countries and Switzerland.Th ere are around 40 questions, most of them multiple choice. Your contribution should take about 15 minutes and will be all the more important in a context where cultural accessibility are being challenged by the Covid-19 crisis and the realignment of support systems. Deadline: extended till 30 October!
Pig: an experiment in collective decision-making > A cultural policy contribution to the evaluation of art in public space
Pig is an art installation in the form of a giant transparent piggy bank. It appears without warning in public space accompanied by a short message: members of the public can put money into Pig’s ‘community fund’ if they want to, and spend it when they’ve agreed how to spend it. Developed by the company Kaleider and supported by IN SITU, the European platform for art in public space, Pig travelled to six locations in Europe within the IN SITU network during 2018-19, and was met with a fascinating range of responses. This report was commissioned by IN SITU, coordinated by On the Move and researched by Uclg Committee on Culture.
Check the events On the Move will take part in – as an organiser, contributor, facilitator, evaluator etc. – in this most updated list of events. This list is updated based on the news related to the coronavirus.
Mobility Information Points (MIP) are information centres and/or websites in several European countries, and one in the USA, who aim to tackle administrative challenges that artists and cultural professionals can face when working across borders. Relevant issues can be around visas, social security, taxation, customs etc. Know more about them and other resources to ease your mobility. The webpage is updated with coronavirus's related information.
Guide to funding opportunities for the international mobility of artists and culture professionals - TAIWAN
The Ministry of Culture of Taiwan and the Taiwan Art Spaces Alliance (TASA), in collaboration with On the Move, have co-produced this first guide to funding opportunities for the international mobility of artists and cultural professionals in Taiwan. More than 100 funding schemes and additional resources are listed in this first 2020 edition of the cultural mobility funding guide focused on Taiwan.
Alongside the Mobility Info Points (MIP), some On the Move's members (organisations and individual) have set up a working group on (En)forced mobility to share practices, common actions, advocacy tools and when opportunities arise, to share their experiences in public sessions. Discover more about its first activities (report and meeting) as well as additional resources.
This publication presents a mapping of circus and street arts projects that have received funding from the Creative Europe Programme, as well as from the Erasmus + and Interreg programmes of the European Commission in 2019, along with a selection from 2020. Publication produced by Circostrada in collaboration with On the Move.
Art Inside Out is offering a residency with the theme ‘Other choreographies, new spaces’, based on the concept of critical tourism. Submissions from Swedish and international artists in all art fields are welcome. The residency holds a special interest in microhistory, a study of the overlooked detail where the starting point can be a place, an event, a group of people or an individual. Four artists will be selected for a 12 week residency in 2021, with a research phase (28 June – 11 July 2021) and a production and presentation phase (30 August – 7 November 2021). Deadline: 29 October 2020.
Biennale of Western Balkans > Open Call for Textile Artists for ‘Art Pluriverse. A community science series’ (Online)
In December 2020, the Biennale of Western Balkans will hold a digital event, Textile Month. Artists and communities will have the opportunity to collaborate together, in order to create research-based artworks that explore local knowledge and intangible heritage through contemporary artistic practices. Applications are open internationally to artists working with textiles in any form, including e-textiles, digital art or cultural data visualisations. Deadline: 25 October 2020.
Jim Thompson Art Center / Hong-gah Museum > Challenging Time: Online Exchange and Research Residency Programme between Thailand and Taiwan
The Challenging Time, Artists Exchange and Research in Residency Programme aims to expand the existing network between the arts communities of Taiwan and Thailand by inviting artists and curators from each country to exchange ideas and conduct research in a residency programme. The programme will last from 3 weeks to one month, during which time participants will visit artists’ studios and connect with local arts communities and art institutions, as well as policymakers on their topic of interest. Thai and Taiwanese citizens working as artists and curators are eligible to apply. Some English is required. Deadline: 15 October 2020.
La Maison Baldwin is inviting applications for its 2021-2022 residency programme. Writers in residence are offered a room in the centre of Saint Paul de Vence, France to pursue their current creative project. While in residence, they will contribute to the literary culture of the village by offering a community event or creative public programme. This fellowship is open to emerging writers working in the spirit of James Baldwin. Eligible to apply are poets, playwrights, essayists and fiction writers with no more than one full-length published book, produced film, or professionally staged production. Deadline: 1 December 2020.
The AI Lab (European ARTificial Intelligence Lab) is partnering with SETI for the SETI x AI artist residency. The residency is divided into two parts – with an initial 4-6 weeks at SETI Institute where the winning artist will have a dedicated science mentor to inspire him/her and his/her work. The second part will be 3-6 weeks with the Futurelab team at Ars Electronica with whom the winner will develop and make new work inspired by the residency at SETI Institute. Deadline: 7 October 2020.
In view of the current spread of the new coronavirus infection, Kawamura Foundation is looking for ideas for a project under the theme of ‘Socially Engaged Art Projects in the COVID-19 Related Chaos’ for 2021. If adopted, the grantees will be required to announce prototypes (pre-workshop, prototypes, lectures, videos, etc.) for implementing the project in Japan in 2021. Applications can be made by art organisations or artists of any age or nationality. Deadline: 4 October 2020.
The article ‘Highly mobile workers challenging Regulation 883/2004: Pushing borders or opening Pandora’s box?’ aims to highlight hurdles that EU citizens may encounter when exercising their social security rights while working across borders. With the focus on the worker who is highly mobile in the sense of performing various work activities in two or more Member States, the paper analyses how the current system of coordination copes with the increasing mobility in the European labour market.