Library

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.

21.02.2015

Culture Agora - The new wiki platform for the creative industries and all the arts

This new tool, promoted by former Director of Spain’s Film Agency (ICAA), Ignasi Guardans, is conceived as a place in which information (text and video) becomes manageable, “filterable” constantly updated, freely available for all users interested in any area of culture and the creative industries.

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07.02.2015

TamizdatAVAIL > Visa solving project (US) for the performing arts sector

TamizdatAVAIL is a non-profit project that provides both urgent and long term solutions to pervasive U.S. visa problems faced by the international performing arts community. Get free help and advice and share your stories!

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30.01.2015

European Artists' Rights > A project in progress

The projects on this site promote their shared aims to: gather data to improve understanding of how European artists work; act as a catalyst to instigate genuine reform; encourage change to happen through collective artist bargaining; support cross-border networks and exchange of information between artists and creative managers.

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19.01.2015

Opportunities for CCSs to Access Finance in the EU – Short Analytical Report

The short analytical report focusing on the financial environment for the Cultural and Creative Sectors (CCSs) in EU Member States has been requested to the European Expert Network on Culture (EENC) by the Directorate General for Education and Culture of the European Commission (DG EAC).

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27.12.2014

IFACCA and Julie's Bicycle: D'Art Report 34b: The Arts and Environmental Sustainability: An International Overview

The report includes best practices from around the world and recommendations for enhancing the level of inclusion of environmental sustainability in cultural policy making and action. Check it out (including its numerous resources)

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14.12.2014

European Commision: New Work Plan for Culture (2015-2018)

The four-year plan builds on the European Agenda for Culture and sets out priorities for promoting access to culture and audience development. It focuses on how to best manage Europe's cultural heritage, foster creativity and innovation in the cultural and creative sectors, and raise the profile of culture in EU's external relations (including mobility).

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01.12.2014

European external cultural relations: Paving New Ways?

This study is the result of a six-month research project conducted in partnership with ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen). It delivers an overview of the EU funding procedures for the promotion of culture in foreign relations, and at explores alternative models of cooperation.

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01.12.2014

Contribute to the Forest of Souls!

The artist Julien Friedler invites you to leave a trace in our human world. How does it work? he chose six questions he considers essential and which are at the basis of any of our societies. He invites anybody to answer it. We may all have a word to say, a short story in relation to the subject. The questionnaires will be then printed and placed at the heart of columns. Each column will finally include 5,000 questionnaires and all of them will form the Forest of Souls. The association Spirit of Boz supported financially On the Move in the year 2013.

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17.11.2014

The Guide to international artist residencies in Luxembourg

The Agence luxembourgeoise d’action culturelle a.s.b.l. (Agence culturelle) is publishing the first edition of the « Guide to international artist residencies in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg » in close cooperation with institutions hosting residency programs. Check it out soon!

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08.10.2014

European Citizen Action Service - ECAS Knowledge Centre

The ECAS Knowledge Centre is an online collection of resources on two broad themes: EU Rights and Civic Engagement in Europe. It aims at assisting civil society campaigners, researchers, analysts, academics, advisors, policy makers and interested citizens navigate through the large amount of information available in a user-friendly manner.

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23.09.2014

Creative Carbon Scotland: Creating and Updating a Travel Policy

Creating and maintaining an up-to-date travel policy can help your organisation reduce its carbon footprint, and embed sustainability within the core behaviour of your business.Check the travel policy by Creative Carbon Scotland for inspiration!

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23.09.2014

Art for Change: Documentation of the Forum on the Conclusion of the Swiss Cultural Programme in South Eastern Europe (SCP)

Culture and the arts are building blocks of human existence. They make an essential contribution to the development of societies and can fulfil important roles in conflict situations and in democratic reconstruction. Acting on this conviction, Switzerland launched a long-term programme to promote the arts and culture in South Eastern Europe and Ukraine in 1999. From 2008 to 2013 the programme focused on the countries of the Western Balkans and trans-border projects. Find out more with the online final publication.

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10.09.2014

Made in the Web: Focus on Nordic performing arts

madein-theweb.com is a new site intended for Nordic performing arts aiming at an international audience and likewise intended for international agents, presenters and networkers who want to explore and be updated about what is going on in the Nordic countries.

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25.07.2014

EENC Report - Artists’ mobility and Administrative Practices related to Social Security and Taxation in the European Union (EU)

The report maps the obstacles, in the fields of social security and taxation, which artists and cultural professionals face when they are mobile or seek to be mobile in the EU. It also introduces a typology of identified obstacles, includes an analysis of the impact of recent legislative and regulatory developments and presents a set of good administrative practices. Resources (documents, info-points etc.) are listed pages 59-65.

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24.07.2014

Framing the Discourse, Advancing the Work Philanthropy at the Nexus of Peace and Social Justice and Arts and Culture

The report “Framing the Discourse, Advancing the Work: Philanthropy at the Nexus of Peace and Social Justice and Arts and Culture” is authored by Moukhtar Kocache. A valuable tool that is able to stimulate further reflection and exchange of lessons and opportunities for inculcating practices in philanthropy for supporting arts and culture work for its invaluable influence on the advancement of social justice and peace.

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16.07.2014

A new era in cultural diplomacy: Rising soft power in emerging markets

CPD’s annual research conference, held at the University of Southern California in February 2014, examined how emerging economies are paying greater attention to the value of culture and communication as they become bigger players on the international stage. The report is available for free download.

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16.07.2014

Making your life as an artist

A guide to building a balanced, sustainable artistic life. "Don't starve. Make art". Why is it so hard? Why are so many talented artists exhausted and broke? MAKING Your Life as an Artist, a new book by choreographer Andrew Simonet, looks at the challenges artists face...

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11.07.2014

The Funders Task Force on Culture and Development - meeting report Feb. 2014

The Funders Task Force on Culture and Development is a multi-stakeholder platform of leading development donors. In February 2014 they gathered for a meeting in Brussels. The report of the meeting is now available.

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02.07.2014

International actions of European local authorities: crushed by the economic crisis or rejuvenated by new concepts?

The research looked at the different forms of municipal actions in terms of international cooperation, questioned the engagement of European municipalities and explained the recognition of city diplomacy. Part of the EU Award project.

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29.06.2014

European Cultural Foundation (ECF) - 10 years of STEP Beyond Travel Grants (online publication)

ECF has prepared the publication "10 Years STEP Beyond Travel Grants (2003-2013)" offering an overview of the past, present and future of ECF’s flagship mobility grants programme, as well as giving a voice to some of the cultural change-makers involved.

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