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.
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.
This document is extracted from the former website “ China – UK Connections through Culture” (supported by the British Council). The information is targeted at UK/Chinese professionals, however the list of tips and advice can be relevant for other European/international groups.
Are you an American artist who is interested in touring internationally, an international artists looking to tour in the United States, or a presenter who wants to present international artistsbut unsure of where to begin? Check this webpage prepared by Center Stage.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Touring Artists, an information portal for internationally mobile artists, provides comprehensive information in Germany
touring artists, an information portal for internationally mobile artists, provides comprehensive information on visas/residence, transport/customs, taxes, social security, other insurances and copyright in Germany.
Circostrada Network - OTM member - published a set of directories of artistic residency centres that are specialized in the street and circus arts, or that host artists from these sectors, located in France, Belgium and the UK. Free download!
The Goethe Institut's website lists the artists' residencies in Germany by location.
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.
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!
Information on entry, residence and employment of foreign artists in Austria - Guide (in German and English)
Art lives of international contacts, of border crossing and encounters with other cultures. Despite the availability of effective communication tools, the personal mobility of artists is still crucial. And like all travelers, artists must comply with the existing requirements for the entry, residence and employment in a foreign country. This Web-based Guide summarizes key information for foreign artists willing to work in Austria, and Austrian cultural organisers inviting foreign artists.
Report on the state of theatre and dance in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, EEPAP, 2011
This publication provides a set of comparable reports on the situation of theatre and dance in Eastern Europe, with a special focus on the Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Ukraine, & Belarus), aiming at better understanding among and improved cooperation between the cultural operators of these regions and beyond.
Circus and street arts: directories of artistic residency centers in Belgium and in France, by Circostrada Network
Circostrada Network has posted a series of directories, available to download, of artistic residency centres that are specialised in the street and circus arts, or that host artists from these sectors. These practical tools are available to teams and offer detailed information categorised by geographical area so as to assist in their search for existing opportunities, in the professionalisation of their practices and in the development of their international mobility.
The study on the profile of artistic and cultural professionals in non-EU Mediterranean countries (Étude sur le Profil des professionnels artistiques et culturels en Méditerranée non Européenne) deals with legal and social aspects related to the work of artists and cultural operators in the region. It also deals with the social recognition of the artists and the role of mobility in the recognition of the artist and the dialogue between cultures.
Art Moves Africa (AMA) proudly presents « Mobility &Touring in East Africa », a research commissioned in 2011 and implemented by Hildegard Kiel on the performing arts sector in East Africa. The objective of the research was to identify the main actors of the performing arts field in East Africa and to analyse the relevance and frequency of artistic mobility from that geographical area towards the whole African continent.
South Africa. The African Arts Institute launched The Migrant Artist’s Handbook: A guide to living and working in Cape Town & Johannesburg. The handbook undertakes to provide both Migrant and South African start-up artists with resources, references and tools to approach various arts disciplines with self-fulfilling and self-sustaining imperatives. The Handbook is available for free online.
After a two year collaboration the ON-AiR partners present: ON-AiR: Reflecting on the mobility of artists in Europe. With this publication the partners of the ON-AiR project aim to take you on a ‘journey’, reflecting on the current state of mobility in which the artists in Europe operate and their art flourishes. It also includes a summary of the results and outcomes of the ON-AiR project.