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.

07.10.2015

AIR Array: Perspectives on Artist in Residence Programmes

AIR Array: Perspectives on Artist in Residence Programmes is a compilation of content developed during the event AIR ARRAY: Meeting of Artist in Residence Programmes and Mobility Workshop for Artists which was held at Matadero Madrid and Casa de Velázquez - Académie de France à Madrid in March 2015. The publication features summaries of activities which took place over the three days of the event as well as essays further exploring the key issues raised. (EN/ES)

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28.09.2015

Cross-Border Cooperation and Cultural Communities in Europe

This paper by Jordi Baltà Portolés, deals with the analysis of Euroregions and cross-border cooperation within the European Union, with particular emphasis on their relevance to nations which have their territory divided across two or more EU Member States.

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23.09.2015

The art of export > A guide by The Culture Diary

This guide offers essential advice and shares experiences from industry leaders. The guide also provides a go-to list of services available from government departments and agencies to help you make the most out of international opportunities.

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21.09.2015

Staging risks # Risks on stage > Discover the OiRA tools for the Live Performance sector

The European social partners in the live performance sector have launched two new online interactive tools to support risk assessment ("OiRA" tools). The OiRA tools for the Live Performance sector have been developed to give venues, production companies and all those working in the sector a roadmap to address the many health and safety challenges they face. Such tools can be useful in the context of touring and collaboration works.

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19.09.2015

Modul-dance - Moving with dance artists across Europe > The Book

The main goal of this project led by Mercat de les Flors in Barcelona was to support development, mobility and exchange for dance artists. This cooperation project followed the principles of the European Dancehouse Network (EDN), the umbrella organisation for most of the module-dance project partners. Delve into this inspiring and well-done publication!

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18.09.2015

Directory of Tools to Implement and Strengthen Cultural Policies and Statistics in ACP countries

Discover the tools Directory to implement and strengthen cultural policies and statistics in ACP countries. Découvrez le Répertoire d’outils d’appui à la mise en place et au renforcement de politiques et statistiques culturelles dans les pays ACP.

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19.06.2015

Kedja (Nordic-Baltic EU supported project for the contemporary dance field) > Evaluation report

The 2012 - 2015 activities of keðja, the Nordic-Baltic EU supported project for the contemporary dance field was evaluated by Mary Ann DeVlieg and Judith Staines. Find the evaluation report online.

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05.06.2015

Europe’s Creative Hubs – Who they are, what they do - A mapping

This research – based on 100+ survey responses, 12 depth interviews, and analysis of nearly 200 other Hubs – provides the starting point for understanding Europe’s Creative Hubs. It sets out who they are, what they do, and what support they need.

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28.05.2015

Culture Action Europe > Tools for the networked economy

Entitled "Change, networked economy, the cultural sector and beyond", this online resource arises from the conviction about the need for a new

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28.05.2015

TINFO publication: Sustainability, Resilience and Performance Utopias

In the 2015 edition of TINFO News – Sustainability, Resilience and Performance Utopias, TINFO is interested in utopic thinking that reveals the potential for (sustainable) change. TINFO is also interested in exploring coping strategies in the artistic process, how critical meanings are articulated in artistic performances.

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21.05.2015

Freemuse advocacy and campaign guide for artists at risk

Artists around the world face threats, attacks and imprisonment. Some are forced to flee into exile. The Freemuse Advocacy and Campaign guide, available in Arabic, French and Pashto as well as English language suggests a number of practical actions organisations and individuals can take locally and internationally to support musicians and artists at risk.

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21.04.2015

Recommendations for a Sustainable Nordic and Baltic Dance Field - Publication

As a result of the Sustainability Think Tank organised within the keðja 2012-2015 EU funded project, Dance Info Finland has published a Report containing concrete recommendations for making the dance field more sustainable. Discover this report for free and get inspired!

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28.03.2015

A Beginner's Guide to EU Funding

Small companies (SMEs), non-governmental organisations (NGOs), young people, researchers, public bodies and other categories can benefit from this guide.

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16.03.2015

EU Policy Handbook on Artists' Residencies

The "Policy Handbook on Artists' Residencies" is the final output of the Open Method of Coordination working group on Artists' Residencies. This OMC group had been convened under the Work Plan for Culture 2011-2014 Priority Area C "Skills & Mobility". This handbook is a useful tool for residencies' models, best practices and key resources.

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06.03.2015

Publication: Mapping Residencies: Networks

The magazine features articles, interviews and a discussion forum that offer an extensive range of views. Some of these are optimistic while others challenge or criticise the raison d’être and the workings of a network devoted to art creation and the meaning of the word “networking” within the contemporary art system.

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25.02.2015

Crowdfunding explained to SME's

The guide for small businesses explains what crowdfunding is and how to use it. It offers information for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) on different types of crowdfunding and gives practical tips on how to access it.

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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 (“Artist Visa Assistance and Information Line”) provides pro bono assistance to the international performing arts community with U.S. visa problems. The project grew in response to the performing arts community’s concern that an increasingly complex and unpredictable U.S. visa process is having a significant negative impact on the presentation of foreign performing artists to U.S. audiences.

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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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