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 Green Mobility Guide, commissioned by On the Move to the environmental experts Julie's Bicycle in May 2011, is now available in Chinese thanks to the support of the Chinese Mission to the EU in Brussels (besides the English, French, Italian and German versions). Free download, of course!
RCF is pleased to publish an assessment on the impact of mobility. This assessment is a necessary follow-up, in the collaboration we have undertaken with regional and local partners, to define strategies for transnational artistic mobility. Our work aims to identify positive effects of travel and consequences in the nature and diversity of cultural and artistic products or offers. Find out the results!
The International Symposium (Paris, autumn 2012) brought together 330 artists, researchers, experts, and professionals in the fields of culture and sustainable development, as well as political decision-makers and representatives of international organizations. The goal was to highlight innovative practices, create new partnerships, and devise strategies to strengthen and promote the link between culture and sustainable development. Videos and report are now available online.
Le guide de la mobilité verte, commissionné par On the Move au groupe d'expert sur les questions environnementales Julie's Bicycle en mai 2011, après une traduction partielle en français, est maintenant disponible dans sa totalité (glossaire inclus), grâce au soutien du Ministère français de la Culture et de la Communication. Téléchargement gratuit.
The Goethe Institut's website lists the artists' residencies in Germany by location.
The French Centre national des arts plastiques (CNAP) publishes 196 Residencies in France, a practical guide to residencies for artists, curators, critics, art theorists and art historians. Available for free download in English and French.
Der Leitfaden zur ökologisch nachhaltigen Mobilität, den On the Move 2011 bei Julie’s Bicycle, den Experten für Umweltfragen im Kunstsektor, in Auftrag gab, ist jetzt auch in der deutschen Übersetzung verfügbar.
Pearle* members, representing over 5,000 performing arts entreprises and organisations across Europe, adopted unanimously a resolution including proposals to make an end to the double taxation of artists. The entire sector is affected by the application of article 17 of the OECD Model Tax Convention. It is a major hindrance for the live performance sector to develop its activities in the European Union and worldwide. Spread the word and send this petition to your Ministries of Finance!
The New Explorers offers a clear overview of the major players in the field of digital art and culture in the Netherlands. Get in touch with over 150 organisations, categorised in media labs, media festivals and game companies!
The book a.RTISTS IN TRANSIT, published by IGBK, annette hollywood and Andreas Schmid, is now available. It collects contributions by Paolo Bianchi, Nikhil Chopra, Anna Lipphardt, Tanja Ostojic, Elke aus dem Moore/Natalia Kot and others (in English language, incl. summaries in German). It follows the IGBK event a.RTISTS IN TRANSIT / How to Become an Artist in Residence held in late 2011 in Berlin. The book can be ordered at IGBK office (from January 2013).
Information on entry, residence and employment of foreign artists in Austria - Guide (in German and English)
Art lives of international contacts, of border crossing and encounters with other cultures. Despite the availability of effective communication tools, the personal mobility of artists is still crucial. And like all travelers, artists must comply with the existing requirements for the entry, residence and employment in a foreign country. This Web-based Guide summarizes key information for foreign artists willing to work in Austria, and Austrian cultural organisers inviting foreign artists.
The manual "Curtain Up! Learning on European Stages" compiles the experiences from ten eventful years of managing two international qualification programs in the cultural field, with the goal of making this knowledge available to colleagues and making the experiences accessible in fields beyond the scope of these specific programs. By Robert Bosch Stiftung.
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!
We must ask ourselves, why is European citizenship not a topic of discussion in our cafes, schools, parks, museums, the places of everyday life? And the next question then is: what is the role of culture in the political integration process in Europe and what is cultural citizenship exactly? This compilation of articles is an attempt to start answering these questions.
La Guida alla mobilità "verde" (ecosostenibile) per lo spettacolo dal vivo, commissionata da On the Move agli esperti di questioni ambientali del gruppo Julie's Bicycle nel 2011, è ora disponibile in italiano (oltre che in inglese, francese, tedesco e cinese)! Una guida pratica per tutti i professionisti dello spettacolo dal vivo interessati a capire e ridurre gli impatti ambientali degli spettacoli, in particolare in caso di tournée. La traduzione italiana è stata realizzata nel 2012 con il contributo di CREAttIVITÀ, un progetto promosso dall'associazione C'era l'acca e finanziato dalla Regione Piemonte.
International Artistic Mobility and Territorial Diplomacy: report of the Guimarães seminar by RCF, May 2012
Investing in artistic mobility is not only an individual moment of political responsibility but has long term spin-off effects on the appropriation of global cultural products, identity building and new forms of cultural expression that can be source of renewal in the country of residence as well as the country of origin. This document is the first step in discussing and identifying local and regional strategies to develop transnational artistic mobility. We hope to continue and enlarge this working process with local and regional authorities in Europe and the Arab world taking into account the impact of globalisation and the models of cooperation that could be possible and relevant in this context.
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)
Do you need some fresh air in your everyday practices at work? Are you looking for new ways to exchange ideas and learn from your colleagues? Would you grab an opportunity to get inspired, share, talk or just watch documentaries with your colleagues half a day per week? Do you think that cooking or skiing regularly with your staff could improve the way information is shared in your organisation? If your answer to each of these questions is yes, then IETM’s new publication is for you!
Open Method of Coordination groups in the field of Culture (European Commission): 2012 report on Cultural Heritage including mobility of collections
In September 2012 the expert group working on the priority D "Cultural Heritage including mobility of collections" presented a report and a toolkit on practical ways of reducing the cost of lending and borrowing of cultural objects between Member States of the European Union, containing recommendations and practical advice for national authorities and museum professionals.
How can Europe make clear what it stands for? How can Europe show that it goes beyond words and takes action? What are the advantages of a common European foreign cultural policy? And how can Europe benefit from its specific capabilities? Thirty authors from twenty countries answer these questions in the new edition of Culture Report. Available for free download.