This page presents you the OTM monthly selection of publications. To discover all the documents of the Library, have a look at the subcategories in the navigation menu on the left and here just below.


The Evaluation Journey - A Toolkit for Cultural Operators

This toolkit initiated by the European Network of Cultural Centres (ENCC) in partnership with Dagna Gmitrowicz and On the Move will embark you on the different steps of development of your evaluation through information, advice and exercises. A special thank you for their contribution and feedback to Jordi Baltà, Elena Di Federico, Maïa Sert and Fanny Bordier. Coordination & editing: Kasia Skowron, Ioana Crugel, Marie Le Sourd and Lucie Perineau, Graphic design: Lucie Perineau & Marine Domec, Illustrations: Lucie Perineau.

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Publications, Projects and Mapping related to refugees and migrants

rMany organisations and networks in Europe have started to publish mapping, researches and online information about refugees' integration through art and culture and refugees / migrants as artists. This page is about listing these initiatives. Feel free to email mobility(at) for further inputs.

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Crossing Borders > A guide for musicians and ensembles travelling with musical instruments containing protected species

This guide, by PEARLE* and the International Federation of Musicians, is for musicians and ensembles travelling with musical instruments containing species protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered (CITES).

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Study: Cultural Cooperation between the European Capitals of Culture and Cultural Cities of East Asia: Opportunities and Challenges

In the framework of the Forum on Cooperation between European Capitals of Culture (ECoC) and Cultural Cities of East Asia (CCEA) in Shanghai in November 2017, co-organised by the Cultural Diplomacy Platform, a study has been completed by expert Else Christensen-Redzepovic. This study was commissioned by the European Commission and the EU Delegation to China with the objectives of assessing the potentials and challenges for developing a strategic partnership between the EU cultural flagship initiative “European Capitals of Culture” and the trilateral Japan, China, South Korea cultural cooperation initiative “Cultural City of East Asia”.

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Mobility of Artists and Cultural Professionals within EU cultural policy

This article written by Richard Polácek and updated by Marie Le Sourd in 2017 highlights the evolution and trends related to the question of cultural mobility within the spectrum of EU policies. This article has been commissioned by Touring Artists, the information portal for artists and creatives working internationally, initiated by ITI and IGBK, both member-organisations of On the Move.

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IFA: The Impact of Brexit on International Cultural Relations in the European Union

Which consequences will Brexit have for cultural cooperation between Germany and the UK? Which consequences are actual, which are only potential? How can Germany’s foreign cultural policy react at the initial stage of this process? How can intercultural exchange be secured with a long-term perspective despite Brexit?

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Transformation maps

The World Economic Forum's Transformation Maps - a constantly refreshed repository of knowledge about global issues, from climate change to the future of work - are now publicly available for the first time and free of charge.There are various subjects covered (including art and culture, virtual and augmented reality as well as countries' focus).

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ERASMUS+ : Beyond Disabilities European Mobility for all / Au delà du handicap: la mobilité européenne pour tous!

Beyond Disabilities European Mobility for all! A practical guide for organisations interested in European mobility activities involving young people with disabilities. Au delà du handicap: la mobilité européenne pour tous! Un guide pratique pour les organisations intéressées par des activités de mobilité européenne impliquant des jeunes en situation de handicap.

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Life off-stage. Survival guide for creative arts professionals

There is a wealth of resources available, both online and offline, to inform, advise and support artists and cultural professionals on how to pursue their careers without neglecting their role as individuals, parents, partners and citizens, and on how to reflect their (artistic) values. Harder to find, though, is one’s path among all those resources.For this reason IETM has joined forces with FIA and UNI MEI to enlist questions most frequently asked by professionals in the sector and gathered comprehensive replies in an accessible language, based on sound theoretical knowledge combined with practical experience of the field.

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Exploring the connections between arts and human rights meeting report

The agency organised a high-level expert meeting in Vienna on 29-30 May 2017, bringing together participants from different EU Member States and horizons, including: human rights and fine arts academics; museum staff; curators; representatives of civil society organisations focusing on artistic freedom; and artists from the fields of photography, visual arts, comics, choreography, literature and music. Find the report online.

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Cultural Diplomacy: Arts, Festivals and Geopolitics (Edited by Milena Dragićević Šešić)

This book that presents collection of texts has been created as a result of two separate projects: the conference BITEF (Belgrade International Theatre Festival) and Cultural Diplomacy: Theatre and Geopolitics and the Creative Europe Desk Serbia research project about the state of the art in international and regional cultural collaboration in Serbia. Thus the book is divided in five complementary parts. part I: Cultural diplomacy: soft power or fair cooperation part II: Theatre festivals in cultural diplomacy part III: Paradiplomacy and bottom-up cultural diplomacy part IV: Serbia – challenges and perspectives of international cultural cooperation part V: Cultural cooperation data - statistical annex.

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European Leadership in Cultural, Science and Innovation Diplomacy (EL-CSID)

The European Leadership in Cultural, Science and Innovation Diplomacy (EL-CSID) project analyses the relevance of cultural, science and innovation diplomacy for EU external relations, locating developments in these fields in the evolving global context. The website of this project include interesting resources related to cultural diplomacy for EU external relations.

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Artists at Risk Connection

The Artists at Risk Connection (ARC), PEN America's newest initiative, is an online collaborative project encompassing more than 500 global organizations that provide resources that can help save the lives of threatened artists. Through this online hub artists and organizations alike now have a clear, easily navigable website from which to network or seek further assistance. ARC is a supportive environment, where artists can "connect," fostering progress towards positive change in human rights.

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Restock, Rethink, Reflect Four - Study Room Guides and Toolkits

The RRR4 residencies, Study Room Guides and Toolkits are supported by, and form part of Live Art Development Agency/ LADA’s contribution to, the Collaborative Arts Partnership Programme (CAPP), a transnational programme funded by the European Union focusing on collaborative practices with the aim of engaging new participants and enhancing mobility and exchange for artists.

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Guide pratique des visas / Practical guide to Visas (France)

Zone Franche, le réseau des musiques du monde et le Comité Visas Artistes ont lancé le 2 décembre 2016 aux Trans Musicales de Rennes le Guide pratique des visas à l'attention des professionnels de la culture. Ce guide a été rédigé par Anaïs Lukacs, Coordinatrice de MobiCulture - membre d'On the Move - pour Zone Franche. / Zone Franche, the network of world music and the Comité Visas Artistes launched on 2 December 2016 during the Trans Musicales Festival in Rennes the practical guide to visas in France for cultural professionals. This guide, now available in English, has been written by Anais Luckas, Coordinator of MobiCulture, On the Move's member, for Zone Franche.

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Routes of Mobility and Internationalisation - Methodology developped by Toni Gonzalez

"Routes of Mobility and Internationalization" is a methodology for the diagnosis, analysis and planning of the processes of mobility and internationalization of the performing arts. It includes all the phases and processes that a company, organization or professionals of the performing arts and live music must complete to successfully start their opening to new circuits.

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Innovation Diversity - New approaches of cultural encounter in Europe

The manual 'Innovation Diversity - New approaches of cultural encounter in Europe' has been compiled in the context of the international project Un-Label. In addition, 10 further best practices are introduced who have made it their task to increase awareness of the great variety in our European society, to take difference as the norm and value it as a source of productive creativity.The last chapter provides information on current criteria for the dismantling of barriers as well as a checklist designed as an aid to your own practical planning and execution of future projects.

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Study: Reshaping the crowd’s engagement in culture

The study “Crowdfunding: reshaping the crowd’s engagement in culture” maps and analyses how crowdfunding is currently being used for the benefit of cultural and creative activities, and evaluates to what extent barriers hamper the further integration of crowdfunding in the financing mix and broader practice of CCS actors.

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Portland Communications > Soft Power 30 rankings

Strategic communications consultancy Portland has published the findings of its Soft Power 30 2017 rankings for countries around the world, based on factors ranging from culture, government, enterprise, digital and education, to cuisine, friendliness, luxury goods, foreign policy and liveability. The Soft Power 30 rankings have revealed France rising to first place, while the UK remains in second place and the US sinks to third.

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Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor

The Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor is a new tool to monitor and assess the performance of 'Cultural and Creative Cities' in Europe vis-à-vis their peers using both quantitative and qualitative data. The quantitative information is captured in 29 indicators relevant to nine dimensions reflecting three major facets of the cultural, social and economic vitality of cities: cultural vibrancy, creative economy and enabling environment.

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