A guide to building a balanced, sustainable artistic life. "Don't starve. Make art". Why is it so hard? Why are so many talented artists exhausted and broke? MAKING Your Life as an Artist, a new book by choreographer Andrew Simonet, looks at the challenges artists face...
Guide to mobility funding opportunities - Focus on 13 Arab countries - new OTM-AEF-KAMS publication!
On the Move and the Arab Education Forum launch the online "Guide to funding opportunities for the international mobility of artists and culture professionals: Focus on 13 Arab countries". This guide is supported by KAMS - Korea Arts Management Service, and was carried out in cooperation with the Jordanian Hashemite Fund For Human Development and the Queed Zein Al- Sharaf Institute for Development.
OTM launches its new publication: a comprehensive list of online resources related to 8 key topics which are crucial to prepare properly a mobility experience in China. This guide is conceived as a practical tool for artists – individuals and groups/companies – and cultural professionals from all fields and disciplines, and in particular young and/or emerging artists and small groups. Free download!
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.
Read and spread the political manifesto by Culture Action Europe (CAE) for the European elections, presenting CAE’s vision for the European project and its demands for the future European Parliament. Use as well the excellent condensed advocacy-kit prepared by Trans Europe Halles!
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.
L'ensemble des réseaux du spectacle vivant sont recensés sur le pearltrees de la Nacre. Outil réactualisé régulièrement. Découvrez un autre moyen de vous mettre en réseau!
The toolkit, presented by the Africa Arts Institute (AFAI), provides an accessible online resource for anyone in need of advice on how to use everyday IT tools as effectively as possible. The 45-page toolkit covers new media platforms such as websites and blogs and social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Soundcloud and Vimeo. It also addresses recently popularized initiatives such as ‘crowdfunding’.
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!
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.
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.
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!
Le Guide des obligations sociales liées à l’emploi d’artistes et de techniciens dans les secteurs du spectacle vivant et enregistré
Ce guide rassemble des informations sur les obligations légales et réglementaires des entrepreneurs du spectacle (notamment dans les cas de mobilité internationale). Il est mis à la disposition des acteurs culturels du spectacle vivant.
The 19th edition of the Guide provides the essential starting point to understanding how to access European Funding. Not for free.