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.


Culture Solutions > cS Pre-mapping with PRAHK: Classical Music in China

China’s classical music market is booming and you want to seize opportunities in China in this field? Previous analyses of EU-China cultural relations concluded that concrete existing cooperation initiatives can be a useful starting point to develop further ties. In partnership with the Pavillon Rouge des Arts HK, Culture Solutions are delighted to publish the first free and open sectoral mapping on classical music in China to enhance cultural cooperation between Europeans and Chinese cultural professionals.

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Highly mobile workers challenging Regulation 883/2004: Pushing borders or opening Pandora’s box?

The article ‘Highly mobile workers challenging Regulation 883/2004: Pushing borders or opening Pandora’s box?’ aims to highlight hurdles that EU citizens may encounter when exercising their social security rights while working across borders. With the focus on the worker who is highly mobile in the sense of performing various work activities in two or more Member States, the paper analyses how the current system of coordination copes with the increasing mobility in the European labour market.

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Pig: an experiment in collective decision-making > A cultural policy contribution to the evaluation of art in public space

Pig is an art installation in the form of a giant transparent piggy bank. It appears without warning in public space accompanied by a short message: members of the public can put money into Pig’s ‘community fund’ if they want to, and spend it when they’ve agreed how to spend it. Developed by the company Kaleider and supported by IN SITU, the European platform for art in public space, Pig travelled to six locations in Europe within the IN SITU network during 2018-19, and was met with a fascinating range of responses. This report was commissioned by IN SITU, coordinated by On the Move and researched by Uclg Committee on Culture.

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ifa > Cultural and Creative Industries Supporting Activities in Sub-Saharan Africa

Over the last 20 years, the power of cultural and creative industries (CCIs) as enablers and drivers of sustainable development has been broadly recognised. They are viewed as critical to social cohesion, social and economic transformation, and political stability. This publication explores and analyses what kind of CCI supporting strategies, programmes and projects are in place in Sub-Saharan Africa, how they are working and their practical impacts.

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European Commission publishes report on Artists Abroad: i-Portunus

The European Commission has published its report “Artists Abroad: i-Portunus the EU’s First Mobility Scheme for Culture”. This project, I Portunus, proved to be a success both in terms of the number of applicants and the feedback from participants. This mobility scheme will be incorporated into the new Creative Europe programme (2021-2027) with increased funding.Taking into consideration the reality of the restrictions due to the coronavirus outbreak, a blended mobility experience may be appropriate and the exact modalities will be defined before the next call is launched.

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Arts Management Quarterly > Arts Managers in Foreign Regions

Edition No. 133 of Arts Management Quarterly is dedicated to Arts Managers in Foreign Regions. Working in a foreign cultural context can open up a lot of potentials and new perspectives for arts managers. But it can also entail difficulties. Therefore, this issue reflects on internationalisation in the cultural sector from the point of view of arts and cultural managers from different regions of the world and fields of practice.

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Ultimate Cookbook for Cultural Managers - Visas for Third Country National Artists travelling to the Schengen Aera (Edition 2020)

This booklet gives you information on visas for the Schenghen Area, what types there are, who needs them, how and where to lodge your application as well as useful advice and tips to help visa applicants and performance hosts to navigate the process. This new edition follows the successful synergy partnership between EFA and Pearle* - Live Performance Europe started in 2014, in the context of EFA RISE, to improve general knowledge of the legal and managerial aspects of cross-border cultural cooperation and counts with similar publications on Social Security, Artist Taxation, VAT, Copyright Clearing for Live Events.

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Culture Solutions > Composing Trust 2019/2020 Research Report

Produced by Culture Solutions, the Composing Trust report is designed to monitor and analyse the cultural field at the European level. It aims to become a reference and resource on EU international cultural relations; to provide information for the new 2019 European Parliament and Commission; to sketch out a working agenda for culture solutions in the years to come; and to engage with all those caring for a common agenda on EU international cultural relations.

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CINARS: Report on the Impacts of COVID-19 On Performing Arts International Mobility / Rapport sur les impacts de la COVID-19 sur la mobilité internationale des arts de la scène

Within the scope of Covid 19, CINARS took the initiative of launching an extensive worldwide study, using its contact network estimated at more than 30,000 professionals. Check the report including the ways considered out of the crisis. / Dans le contexte du Covid 19, CINARS a pris les devants et a lancé une vaste étude à travers le monde auprès de ses réseaux de contacts estimé à plus de 30 000 professionnels. Découvrez le rapport en ligne inclus les manières potentielles de considérer la sortie de la crise.

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IFACCA > Supporting Culture in the Digital Age

Prepared between November 2019 and March 2020, Supporting Culture in the Digital Age explores how the digital age has changed the cultural value chain. It draws on existing literature and insights provided by national members of IFACCA – the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies, as well as a range of actors from across the cultural ecosystem.

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UNESCO > Freedom & Creativity: Defending Art, Defending Diversity

The UNESCO report Freedom & Creativity: Defending Art, Defending Diversity provides an overview of current advances and challenges in the legal protection of artistic freedom, the protection of the social and economic rights of artists and cultural professionals, and the monitoring of artistic freedom at the national, regional and international levels.

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British Council > The Cultural Turn in International Development: Participatory Infrastructures and Value in the Arts

What is the place of culture in international development activity? What is the difference between soft power initiatives with a focus on cultural relations and those falling under international development? In an essay produced for the British Council’s Cultural Relations series, J.P. Singh argues that culture is at the root of cultural diplomacy, while international development works focus on the process, also known as a value chain.

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Brexit / EU Exit list of relevant web-resources for culture professionals

This article started to be compiled in 2019 by Marie Fol, On the Move Board member, provides an overview of relevant publications and information from both the UK and the EU sides, specifically focused on the cultural sector. The page is regularly updated.

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Architect’s Council of Europe > ACE Guide to Working Internationally

Trading successfully across borders can strengthen your practice and help to make it more innovative and resilient to economic fluctuations. The Architects’ Council of Europe's new guide aims to assist architects to develop international business opportunities and secure long-term success by adopting a strategic approach to their ventures into new markets. Although produced by the ACE in Europe, this guide could be equally valuable to all architects who wish to internationalise their practices, wherever they are located.

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EU Publications > The Situation of Circus in Europe

The Situation of Circus in Europe presents a study on the circus sector in the European Union. The study is intended to be a legacy of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 and follows up on the first inventory study on the sector commissioned by the European Parliament in 2003. The study focuses on collecting, creating and presenting quantitative and qualitative information to report on the current situation of the sector in the European Union. Based on descriptive analyses, an analysis is provided and recommendations have been developed related to the socio-economic profile of the sector, the educational situation of children whose parents work in the sector, its innovative potential, and the (potential) usage and improvements of EU-funding provisions for the sector.

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Quality for Culture > Quality Management Principles for Cultural Organisations

The research project Quality for Culture aims to promote Quality Management as a topic and practice for arts organisations. The researchers have published a White Paper that lists and explains several standards, systems, and accreditation schemes tailored to the cultural sector. Their Resource Guide, using ISO's seven Quality Management Principles as a framework, provides arts organisations with a wealth of materials, such as toolkits, reports, studies, videos, and online courses. By using these free resources, institutions can develop management practices at their own pace and format that embrace quality as a way of thinking (and acting).

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EENCA > Gender Gaps in the Cultural and Creative Sectors

The European Expert Network on Culture and Audiovisual (EENCA)’s study Gender Gaps in the Cultural and Creative Sectors provides background information and context on the specific challenges faced by women in the cultural and creative sectors. The aim of the study is to conduct a literature review and prepare a study identifying the situation of women artists and professionals in the cultural and creative sectors (CCSs), and to map the existing international recommendations aiming to achieve gender equality in these sectors.

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(Re)framing the International: a card game for art workers

On the Move is a big fan of this card game developed by the Flanders Arts Institute: it can be an excellent basis to facilitate group discussions on internationalising one's practices in the performing arts' sector. This card game was developed in the context of (Re)framing the International, a research & development trajectory on new ways of working internationally in the arts.

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A Viral List of Hundreds of Opportunities for Artists, Compiled by One Person to Encourage Community

Pipkin is a drawing and software artist from Bee Caves, Texas, who produces intimate work with large data sets. But they also maintain an exhaustive Google spreadsheet titled “The Big Artist Opportunities List” — and recently they have shared it with the world by publicly releasing this list of more than 400 opportunities for artists and creative generalists.

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UNESCO > Policy & Research Series on Cultural Policy and Governance

UNESCO's Policy & Research series examines emerging trends in cultural policy and governance, and offers an in-depth analysis of key topics to reveal today's policy landscape. In doing so, it aims to inspire cultural policymakers and advocates to make innovative, evidence-based decisions that stimulate the growth of dynamic creative sectors around the world.

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