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As a part of its advocacy activities for better conditions for the international mobility of artists and cultural professionals, On the Move (OTM) tackles visa issues: on this crucial theme we organised a training workshop in November, 15th- 16th in Brussels focused to Schengen visas. The results of this workshop form the core of this report, that presents specific obstacles faced by mobile artists, confronts theory and practice, and suggests concrete solutions. Mobility happens anyway: let’s make it happen better!
On the Move, in collaboration with its members and with the support of the Hippocrène Foundation, has prepared this agile guide with "tips & links" for your mobility experience. From understanding what "mobility" means to browsing the right links, from packing you suitcase to staying in touch with the great people you met: 10 "golden rules" to make the most of an experience abroad - no matter when, where and how long. Free download - in English, French, Italian and German! (last update: December 2013)
In August 2012 the On the Move team presented a new exciting curatorial journey of the website culture360.org, dedicated to "arts and the envionment". Have a good reading!
As of April 2012, On the Move has a new media partner: Chiediteatro, the Italian Web-based information site for theatre and performing arts professionals, with a special focus on "backstage" professionals.
As foreseen in the Work Plan for Culture 2011-2014, the European Commission set up in May 2011 an EU expert group on mobility information standards to develop common content and quality standards for information and advice relating to the mobility of artists and cultural professionals. The group included On the Move, and worked out a document entitled "information standards for the mobility of artists and cultural professionals" which offers policy makers in the EU Members States with practical guidance for setting up information services in their countries.
Recommendations for the mobility and circulation of artists and works, European Platform on the potential of Cultural and Creative Industries, 2011
In the this document you will find reports and recommendations of five workshops promoted in 2011 by the European civil society platform "on the potential of culture and creative industries", notably the workshop dedicated to the "Mobility and circulation of artists and works".
OTM joins its voice with the whole of the culture sector in Europe to pay a modest tribute to Dragan Klaic by re-publishing an article he has writen back in 2002 when the sector was trying to find arguments for mobility.
This report gathers background information and minutes of the meeting of EU mobility projects that took place in 19-20 May in Budapest, Hungary, organised by On the Move.
Commissioned by On The Move to creative industries environmental experts Julie’s Bicycle, the Green Mobility Guide offers practical recommendations for professionals across the performing arts, case studies and resources.
Case studies of international collaborations within and with the Med region. Commissioned by the European Cultural Foundation
An analysis of case studies of cultural cooperation projects between and amongst South Eastern and Western European artists and operators, commissioned by the European Cultural Foundation and conducted by IETM in May 2003.
A reader was produced to accompany training sessions in mobility and cultural cooperation run in Bucharest and Helsinki in 2005. It contains many useful articles, documents, statements and an extensive bibliography, produced by Training Director, Corina Suteu.
The Reader for a conference held in Nantes, June 23-24 2005, on the theme of cultural information providers and potential for using new technologies as explored by 'digital pioneers'. Information on workshops, essays and extensive bibliography. IN ENGLISH AND FRENCH.
On the Move (OTM) presents its annual Activity Report, which details all the actions and achievements OTM undertook in 2010.
OTM is happy to announce that our new network has been awarded a multiannual operational grant from the EU Culture Programme Strand 2 for 2011-2013.