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.
What can sustainability mean in contemporary dance? How do we want to define sustainability? Inadequate funding schemes, short-term solutions, short-lived productions – how should the dance field be developed in a more sustainable manner? To find some answers, follow the keðja Think Tank on sustainable strategies for the Nordic-Baltic dance field!
Established in 1995, the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange (NCDE) is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State and administered by Mobility International USA (MIUSA). Learn more about it and ECA's Lives Without Limits campaign.
Throughout 2013, On the Move has been co-producing or updating guides and toolkits to help artists and cultural professionals to better identify funding and/or information resources to support their mobility. (Re)-discover them!
Discover more about the mobility experiences of the Korea-Finland Connection coordinated by the Korean Arts Management Service (KAMS) and Dance Info Finland (DIF) in 2010-2012, through this report by Mary Ann DeVlieg and Judith Staines.
While preparing On the Move's participation in a public panel related to touring world musicians and visa issues - as part of WOMEX 13 (Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom) -, we realised that it would be relevant to have a specific page to gather different information portals/organisations which can be useful in the time of visa applications or to report problems and obstacles. Check this list and contact us to share other relevant information!
One of the key objectives of this repertory is to help Latin American - and international - artists and cultural professionals to identify information sources and to find potential ways to support their cultural mobility related projects.
A great contribution to the subject of art and mobility with numerous articles and references to understand the multiple aspects of artists' mobility. More than 15 articles and an online exhibition not to be missed!
"Bread and salt" is a new book exploring issues of migration through the experiences of 18 artists living in Europe who began life and their creative practice in other parts of the world. Written by François Matarasso, with images by Bill Ming, and two poems in Hindi by Mohan Rana. Dutch text by Marco Derks. Free publication online.
Results of the public consultation by the European Commission: Improving procedures for obtaining short-stay ‘Schengen’ visas
The aim of the consultation was to collect opinions on how to have more effective rules on family reunification at EU level and to provide factual information and data on the application of the Directive. The results are now online and highlight in particular the characteristics of the arts and cultural sector with regards to high mobility and visas issues.
European cities and cultural mobility: Trends and support actions: A study commissioned and supported by Nantes. Prepared by On the Move for EUROCITIES
This study "European cities and cultural mobility: Trends and support actions" analyses the policies and actions implemented by large European cities to support the mobility of artists and cultural professionals. This study is based on the results of a survey completed by 24 cities in 15 European countries.
Guide to funding opportunities for cultural journalists in Europe: an On the Move research dossier commissioned by the Unpack the Arts project
The partners of Unpack the Arts approached On the Move in 2012 to work on a specific guide to funding opportunities for European cultural journalists’ mobility, based on the model of the Guide to Funding Opportunities for the international mobility of artists and cultural professionals in Europe. The guide is now online for free! (update: May 2014)
Artguide Germany - Information about opportunities for artists and cultural professionals in Germany
Artguide Germany (by the ifa - German Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations) is intended for use by international artists and people in the creative industries who wish to find information about the German art scene, or are looking for an opportunity to undertake artistic work in Germany. Links and resources about organisations, institutions but also funding, visa issues, magazines and studies can be found.
The International Organisation of Francophonie (OIF) has started an in-depth mapping of cultural industries in thirteen countries of the "Francophone" South, including Central and Western Africa, Asia-Pacific and Caribbean. These online publications (in French) are an interesting resource for residents of one of these countries or if you have an interest in collaborating with organisations from one or more of these countries.
Kompas1 provides practical tools for theatre touring and co-productions in the Øresund Region. This site has organised information about tours and co-productions in Denmark and Sweden with the hope of strengthening cultural cooperation and exchange within the region.
The handbook offers in-depth information on the networks, how they operate and how they are formed with a series of examples; it also providesgeneral tips and guidance on how to network.
British Council report: Influence and Attraction: Culture and the Race for Soft Power in the 21st Century
A new report report from the British Council investigates how and why ‘soft power’ is becoming more important in international relations – and why countries such as China, Korea and Brazil are making huge investments in it.
In March 2013 the Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, Farida Shaheed, published her annual report to the United Nations Human Rights Council, which is devoted to the issue of “The right to freedom of artistic expression and creativity”. This highly interesting report adresses the multiple ways in which the right to freedom of artistic expression and creativity may be curtailed - including by restricting the freedom of movement.
Danish Agency for Culture: Information on grants for international artists and art institutions wishing to collaborate with Danish artists and art institutions
www.danisharts.dk is the English version of the Danish website www.kunst.dk, which is The Danish Agency for Culture's site for art funding and art grants. This site is designed for international artists, arts organisations and international cultural administrative bodies interested in collaborating with individuals or institutions within the Danish arts system.
Ce répertoire recense un très large éventail des dispositifs de financement dédiés au spectacle vivant. Ces données ont été collectées auprès de différentes sources (Conseils généraux et agences départementales, services de l’Etat et de la Région, Villes centres, etc.) repérées par les services de la NACRe Rhône-Alpes. Des fonds de mobilité internationale sont également inclus.
In October 2012, IFACCA conducted a survey of its members to understand more about global trends in government support for artist residencies, in preparation for the Res Artis General Meeting in Tokyo, Japan. The report considers government support for artist residencies, objectives and outcomes of residencies, mapping of residencies, funding opportunities, evaluation and future actions. Download it for free!