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Have you worked in one or more European countries? Are you worried about your pension rights? A recently published leaflet on pensions in the EU outlines your entitlements. Artists are often "mobile" and their employment statuses can vary, but this free leaflet can help you understand the basics and whom to ask for more details.
“It’s Not Easy Being Green: Two Designers Exploring Sustainability Worldwide” is a new publication that brings together six months research visiting inspiring sustainable design projects in a dozen countries worldwide. Together with almost 60 designers, entrepreneurs and change-makers from several countries the authors share experiences, project examples and local culture to inspire and enable a more sustainable future. Read about this!
Le "Guide pratique de la mobilité des artistes et techniciens du spectacle en Europe" contient les informations essentielles à savoir pour faciliter la mobilité professionnelle des ressortissants de l’UE.
Freemuse has compiled statistics presenting a glimpse of the situation for musicians worldwide in 2012: a geographical presentation of musicians who were killed, attacked, abducted, threatened, detained, persecuted, imprisoned and threatened or subjected to censorship.
The Resource section of Trans Europe Halles' website collects and shares experiences, tools and knowledge by and for independent cultural operators, on several issues. Find out more, browse the resources and suggest what you want to see published!
The Roberto Cimetta Fund (RCF), is publishing the summary of the debates during the “Madarat - platform for exchange” on 21st November 2012 at the Institut français de Beyrouth. This meeting grouped together 55 artists, operators, journalists, institutional representatives, experts and Board members of RCF and regional members of the Istikshaf platform from 21 countries.
On invitation of IGBK, the Berlin Weißensee School of Art and the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (ifa) artists, curators and researchers discussed reasons for artists’ mobility at a conference that was held in 2011 in Berlin. Also they gave attention to the impacts of mobility on life and work of artists. Not for free.
To facilitate the ever-increasing movement of people between countries, France and Europe have an international legal framework which ensures efficient coordination of national social security systems for persons moving outside national boundaries. The Cleiss is the French hub organisation involved in implementing these agreements on behalf of public authorities and social security organisations, with respect to all risks and social security schemes. The Cleiss acts as a liaison body between the French social security institutions and their foreign counterparts. It is a French public institution.
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.
The Goethe Institut's website lists the artists' residencies in Germany by location.
Les artistes de la Grande Région sont confrontés à des règles juridiques et fiscales très différentes dans chaque région. L'étude fait le point sur les règles juridiques et fiscales qui concernent les artistes qui veulent travailler dans la Grande Région, et liste les lieux de ressources dans chaque région.
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.
ECAS is launching a Hotline as part of its EU Rights Clinic to overcome the visible and hidden barriers to European citizenship. Citizens throughout the EU will be able to call the hotline, fill in the on-line form or Skype in order to share their personal stories, seek help and thus contribute to improvements in European policy and legislation.
The R.A.O.U.L. network, in collaboration with the European project IC Music, organised in June 2012 the meeting TERMM n°2, Euro-regional meeting of contemporary music in the Nord-Pas de Calais region (France). The report is now online 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).