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 special issue of Interartive on Walking Art / Walking Aesthetics aims at the presentation of papers and art projects that examine or use walking as a contemporary art practice. Since the Situationists, walking has become a widespread contemporary art practice that has at least two aspects: the one is that of a way of experiencing the environment and the body and possibly create artworks from the attained experiences (art of walking). The other aspect is walking art as an independent art medium; a way to initiate works that are autonomously defined and create artworks (walking art). The papers and projects that have been submitted to this special issue reflect on issues that cover various aspects of both the art of walking and the walking art issues.
European Disability Arts Festivals, a list compiled by British Council / Disability Arts International
This is an extensive (but not comprehensive) directory of European disability arts festivals whose remit is (primarily) to support the presentation of, and discussion about, work made by disabled artists and/or inclusive companies. This list has been compiled using desk research, recommendations from key partners and user-submitted entries.
This session in IETM Munich brought together performing arts producers and their structures from different countries to share examples of cooperation, good practices and explain their business models and structures. This report summarises the findings from the three roundtables held during the session on hierarchical models within producing organisations, the relationship between the artist and the producer, and stories of success and failure regarding international cooperation.
A new study in the journal Science has revealed an overwhelming correlation: artists who show work in a prestigious gallery or institution early on in their career have a much greater chance of carving out a successful one. The network map also shows dense and isolated regional clustering in countries in Europe, Asia, South America and Australia which suggests that these communities share artists mainly within their geographical region. The paper concludes by suggesting tactics to level the playing field and mitigate the impact of an artist’s network.
Study by Hertie School and Open University for British Council and Goethe-Institut says they can. Can cultural activities help solve international challenges? Under certain conditions, they can reduce conflict and strengthen civil society, a group of researchers discovered in a project commissioned jointly by the British Council and the Goethe-Institut. Designed and conducted by the Open University (UK) and the Hertie School of Governance (Germany), the Cultural Value Project took a close look at the impact of cultural relations on “societies in transition”. The results were based on a series of workshops, interviews and surveys in Ukraine and Egypt and were published in November 2018.
While attending the Performing Arts Meeting in Seoul (PAMS) on 9-11 October 2018, we came across different Asian networks that have blossomed, particularly since 2015, in the performing arts sector. Check the list of these networks that we started to compile and feel free to write to us to correct or enrich it!
Conceived as a hand-on tool, this mobility guide - conceived by Circostrada in collaboration with On the Move - aims to be resourceful and inspirational for future collaborations between Asia and Europe in the field of circus and street art. It not only gives an overview and a mapping of Asian artistic scene in circus and street arts, but also helps to organise and plan a mobility project for all cultural players through funding mobility schemes, administrative pieces of advice and inspiring collaboration testimonies.
Research for CULT Committee - Mobility of artists and culture professionals: towards a European policy framework
Mobility is a social and economic condition of artists and culture professionals and, at the same time, a vector of social and economic development. However, mobility in the cultural and creative sectors is faced with a number of issues that need to be addressed at EU and national levels. The paper provides recommendations for a EU-wide mobility framework which entails both a dedicated mobility scheme and an improved regulatory environment that would facilitate mobility in Europe. Find the research online (authored by KEA - European Affairs)
The EU funded project, European Theatre Lab, co-ordinated by European Theatre Convention, published two final publications to share its experiences and learning to the wider theatre communities and interested professionals: 1) Digital theatre a casebook and 2) Drama goes digital vs Theatre invades digital — Suggestions and recommendations for publicly funded theatres, policymakers and funders at the local, national and European level. On the Move was associated to the evaluation of this project.
The publication by NEMO - Network of European Museum Organisations - presents an overview of existing award schemes together with easily accessible information of how museums can apply to the awards.The aim of the publication is to encourage museums to become acquainted with some of the most important award schemes in Europe and to consider the idea of competing for one of them.
IN SITU is the European network specifically focused on artistic creation in public space. This document is based on the final report of IN SITU Platform sent to the European Commission in January 2018. Highlights include: Anticipated impacts from the IN SITU Platform evaluation framework; Feedback from IN SITU partners and participating artists; Observations from key events over the course of IN SITU, including: Travellings in 2015, 2016 and 2017 in Marseille and the Emerging Lab in Hull in 2017. This document has been done in partnership with On the Move as part of its evaluation contribution.
Evaluation du Programme Erasmus+ dans l'enseignement supérieur culture et projet d' Erasmus de la culture
Cette étude a d'une part l'objectif d’établir un bilan et des perspectives pour la mise en œuvre du programme Erasmus + dans les écoles relevant de l’enseignement supérieur culture, et d’autre part l'ambition de contribuer à la réflexion sur la création d’un programme « Erasmus de la culture », destiné à dynamiser la mobilité des artistes et professionnels de la culture en Europe.
The document, by the UCLG Committee on Culture, provides practical guidance to local and regional governments, civil society organisations, private organisations, culture and development professionals, and other stakeholders that are involved in strengthening partnerships, policies, projects and practices around the place of culture in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
KULTURSISTEMA proposes a matrix (or set of matrices) used for categorisation in order to interpret and map cultural and creative ecosystems. It aims to reflect their diversity in terms of sectors and subsectors, links to the value chain, the typology of agents who are engaged in this area, and the characteristics of the impacts and fundamental returns.
With this website, Flanders Arts Institute aims to inform artists and art professionals from Belgium and abroad by providing easy access to information about residencies and workspaces in the fields of visual arts, performing arts and music in Flanders and Brussels as well as internationally.
In collaboration with On the Move and DutchCulture, IETM has published a new Toolkit for fairer international collaborations, written by Mike van Graan. The publication explores why and how artists and cultural professionals can adopt a more equitable approach to international and intercultural collaborations. La publication 'Au delà de la curiosité et du désir d’ailleurs : vers des engagements artistiques internationaux plus équitables' est également disponible en français.
The Ultimate Cookbook for Cultural Managers - Visas for Third Country National Artists Travelling to the Schengen Area is the fifth publication of the RISE project. The European Festivals Association (EFA) and Pearle*- Live Performance Europe have teamed up to improve knowledge on legal and managerial aspects on cross-border cooperation within the EFA RISE project, funded by the Creative Europe Programme from the European Union from 2014 until 2017, and renewed until 2021 as EFA RISE 2. In this hands-on guide, you will find everything you need to know about travelling in the Schengen area from a third country, and you will be able to navigate the complexity of these regulations.
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.
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). Languages: EN, FR, ES and DE.
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”.