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Because of the rejection of the European Commission to fund On the Move (OTM) for the three years to come, OTM had to fully re-think its strategy of development. Beyond the fact that OTM secretariat is still, to this date, functioning on a voluntary basis, some new positive developments can be shared, in terms of memberships, new partnerships and overall diversification of funding sources for OTM. Check the latest news and become maybe one of our new partners or supporters!
Check the 2015 events On the Move was associated with (co-organisation, facilitation etc.)
From September 1st, 2014 On the Move is facing a period of re-thinking and restructuring: there is no permanent staff working for OTM until further notice, and only basic activities are carried out on a voluntary basis. Read more about why and what happens next...
EENC Report - Artists’ mobility and Administrative Practices related to Social Security and Taxation in the European Union (EU)
The report maps the obstacles, in the fields of social security and taxation, which artists and cultural professionals face when they are mobile or seek to be mobile in the EU. It also introduces a typology of identified obstacles, includes an analysis of the impact of recent legislative and regulatory developments and presents a set of good administrative practices. Resources (documents, info-points etc.) are listed pages 59-65.
On the Move participated on 19-20 June in Brussels in the two-day seminar on Artists' mobility, social security and taxation in the EU convened by the European commission - DG Education and Culture. OTM was commissioned, via the EENC network, to prepare an analytical report on the issue, which served as the background document of the event and was completed with the experts inputs from Pearle*.
Training and Information sessions for and with OTM member organisations and Asian delegates in Luxemburg
Following the successful experience of 2012, the Agence Luxembourgeoise d' Action Culturelle welcomed again On the Move and its members for a training on communication strategies and the use of social media for cultural mobility, held in Luxemburg on 17 June 2014. The training, attended by with OTM members and selected Asian organisations, was followed by two days of interactions and meetings on cultural mobility with the Luxemburgish cultural sector (18-19 June). The report and the follow-up notes are now available!
Find out what we're working on in July-August 2014, including a special issue of the monthly newsletter and our new Twitter account!
Access and Reciprocity: A brainstorming meeting with cultural mobility stakeholders in Melbourne (Australia)
Funding models for mobility today face a lot of challenges - old and new. On the Move facilitated a meeting of mobility funders and stakeholders from Asia, Europe and Australia gathering in Melbourne to discuss the issues of access and reciprocity in connection with artists' mobility. Following the proposal by the Australia Council for the Arts, this meeting was co-organised on 12 May 2014 with Res Artis and Asialink in the frame of IETM Asia Satellite Meeting in Melbourne, Australia. Find the programme, report, list of participants and PowerPoint presentations online!
Guide to mobility funding opportunities - Focus on 13 Arab countries - new OTM-AEF-KAMS publication!
On the Move and the Arab Education Forum launch the online "Guide to funding opportunities for the international mobility of artists and culture professionals: Focus on 13 Arab countries". This guide is supported by KAMS - Korea Arts Management Service, and was carried out in cooperation with the Jordanian Hashemite Fund For Human Development and the Queed Zein Al- Sharaf Institute for Development.
OTM launches its new publication: a comprehensive list of online resources related to 8 key topics which are crucial to prepare properly a mobility experience in China. This guide is conceived as a practical tool for artists – individuals and groups/companies – and cultural professionals from all fields and disciplines, and in particular young and/or emerging artists and small groups. Free download!
Have a look at our concise annual report 2013 to get an overview of our mission and activities throughout the year 2013!
Report and Resources - GALA Workshop on green issues for the sustainable support of cultural mobility, Berlin (Germany), 12-13 March 2014
This GALA workshop targeted EU funders (public and private) and cultural policy makers interested in including green criteria in the way they support culture and cultural mobility in particular. The EU funded project, GALA is coordinated by Julie’s Bicycle and DutchCulture ¦ TransArtists. The training was organised by OTM in collaboration with ITI-Germany and IGBK. The report and key resources are available online.
With this report, you can learn more about the types of news and cultural mobility opportunities shared by On the Move throughout the year 2013.
Evaluation of the International Opportunities Fund (Wales) - a study commissioned by Wales Arts International to On the Move
Wales Arts International has commissioned an evaluation of the International Opportunities Fund (IOF) and its impact on the mobility of artists and cultural professionals based in Wales. The research was carried out by On the Move through interviews with both recipients of the IOF awards and their international partners.
The report was prepared by Marie Le Sourd, Elena Di Federico (both members of staff of On The Move) and Dr Sung-Won Yoon. The report includes useful references and weblinks of organisations in the fields of performing arts, publishing, cultural heritage, visual arts and audiovisual as well as a section on cultural mobility.