The COVID-19 pandemic and the crisis it created have had a devastating effect on the cultural and creative industries, revealing and magnifying their pre-existing volatility. Culture in Crisis offers advice on how to respond to the most pressing needs and how to induce the structural changes needed to strengthen the resilience of the cultural and creative industries and prepare for the ‘new normal’.
Trading successfully across borders can strengthen your practice and help to make it more innovative and resilient to economic fluctuations. The Architects’ Council of Europe's new guide aims to assist architects to develop international business opportunities and secure long-term success by adopting a strategic approach to their ventures into new markets. Although produced by the ACE in Europe, this guide could be equally valuable to all architects who wish to internationalise their practices, wherever they are located.
The research project Quality for Culture aims to promote Quality Management as a topic and practice for arts organisations. The researchers have published a White Paper that lists and explains several standards, systems, and accreditation schemes tailored to the cultural sector. Their Resource Guide, using ISO's seven Quality Management Principles as a framework, provides arts organisations with a wealth of materials, such as toolkits, reports, studies, videos, and online courses. By using these free resources, institutions can develop management practices at their own pace and format that embrace quality as a way of thinking (and acting).
On the Move is a big fan of this card game developed by the Flanders Arts Institute: it can be an excellent basis to facilitate group discussions on internationalising one's practices in the performing arts' sector. This card game was developed in the context of (Re)framing the International, a research & development trajectory on new ways of working internationally in the arts.
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Ce guide pour une sortie culturelle accessible est le fruit d’une collaboration avec Sensability et le Pour-cent culturel Migros. Il s’adresse aux organisateurs d’événements culturels des arts de la scène (théâtre, danse, musique). En se mettant dans la peau de visiteurs avec différentes formes de handicap, il montre ce qu’il faut mettre en place pour rendre une sortie culturelle accessible.
Construir el relato artístico para la movilidad es una guía práctica para profundizar en la creación de una narrativa de la actividad cultural o artística propia, de manera que sea completa, sintética, rigurosa y, a la vez, diferenciada. Un relato que sirva a las organizaciones de las artes en vivo presentar sus proyectos de una manera global, a audiencias desconocedoras de él, pero potenciales socios, clientes, colaboradores o financiadores.
Under the ERASMUS+ project STAMP, Live DMA and the European Music Council created a Networking & Cooperation online course. Discover this online resource as well a series of webinars related to entrepreneurship and music.
The World Economic Forum's Transformation Maps - a constantly refreshed repository of knowledge about global issues, from climate change to the future of work - are now publicly available for the first time and free of charge.There are various subjects covered (including art and culture, virtual and augmented reality as well as countries' focus).
ERASMUS+ : Beyond Disabilities European Mobility for all / Au delà du handicap: la mobilité européenne pour tous!
Beyond Disabilities European Mobility for all! A practical guide for organisations interested in European mobility activities involving young people with disabilities. Au delà du handicap: la mobilité européenne pour tous! Un guide pratique pour les organisations intéressées par des activités de mobilité européenne impliquant des jeunes en situation de handicap.
There is a wealth of resources available, both online and offline, to inform, advise and support artists and cultural professionals on how to pursue their careers without neglecting their role as individuals, parents, partners and citizens, and on how to reflect their (artistic) values. Harder to find, though, is one’s path among all those resources.For this reason IETM has joined forces with FIA and UNI MEI to enlist questions most frequently asked by professionals in the sector and gathered comprehensive replies in an accessible language, based on sound theoretical knowledge combined with practical experience of the field.
Zone Franche, le réseau des musiques du monde et le Comité Visas Artistes ont lancé le 2 décembre 2016 aux Trans Musicales de Rennes le Guide pratique des visas à l'attention des professionnels de la culture. Ce guide a été rédigé par Anaïs Lukacs, Coordinatrice de MobiCulture - membre d'On the Move - pour Zone Franche. / Zone Franche, the network of world music and the Comité Visas Artistes launched on 2 December 2016 during the Trans Musicales Festival in Rennes the practical guide to visas in France for cultural professionals. This guide, now available in English, has been written by Anais Luckas, Coordinator of MobiCulture, On the Move's member, for Zone Franche.
"Routes of Mobility and Internationalization" is a methodology for the diagnosis, analysis and planning of the processes of mobility and internationalization of the performing arts. It includes all the phases and processes that a company, organization or professionals of the performing arts and live music must complete to successfully start their opening to new circuits.
The manual 'Innovation Diversity - New approaches of cultural encounter in Europe' has been compiled in the context of the international project Un-Label. In addition, 10 further best practices are introduced who have made it their task to increase awareness of the great variety in our European society, to take difference as the norm and value it as a source of productive creativity.The last chapter provides information on current criteria for the dismantling of barriers as well as a checklist designed as an aid to your own practical planning and execution of future projects.
More Europe - external cultural relations produced, in collaboration with the Centre for European Perspective (Slovenia) and Lecturio, an e-learning course on "Intercultural Competences in Civilian Crisis Management".
There’s limited information for artists and producers and for organisations in search for partners for exchange and collaboration.EDN commissioned an action research project in order to explore how knowledge exchange across networks can contribute to a mapping process.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.