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 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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Entitled "Change, networked economy, the cultural sector and beyond", this online resource arises from the conviction about the need for a new
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.
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.
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!
Small companies (SMEs), non-governmental organisations (NGOs), young people, researchers, public bodies and other categories can benefit from this guide.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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)
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).
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.