This publication aims to promote circus arts in public spaces throughout Europe, by suggesting good practices to which signatories – circuses, local governments and other hosting entities – may willingly commit themselves.
Supported by the European Commission, artists from Austria, the Netherlands, Sweden and the UK have gathered in the "Artists in Creative Education" project in order to create a transnational guide for artists to work in primary schools.
Eurocities, the network of major European cities, has recently published three practical toolkits to facilitate integration. Their objective is to guide city administrators in reaching European standards in migrant integration; one of the publications addresses the issue from the perspective of cultural diversity promotion.
The Spanish Ministry for Education, Culture and Sports publishes a Guide to residency and spaces for artistic production in Europe, aiming to strengthen and support synergies between public administrations and professionals from the field to foster and increase their international diffusion. The Guide is available for free download, only in Spanish.
Policy handbook on the strategical use of EU support programmes for developing Cultural and Creative Industries, OMC working group on CCI, April 2012
Policy handbook on “How to strategically use the EU support programmes, including Structural Funds, to foster the potential of culture for local, regional and national development and the spill over effects on the wider economy? “
The 18th edition of the European Citizen Action Service Guide to European Funding for the Non-profit Sector provides the essential starting point in understanding how to access European Funding. Not for free.
Mobility Guide for Performing arts professionals in Europe, including 4 factsheets about Germany, Belgium, Sweden and Switzerland. French only.
TINFO publishes yearly theatre statistics of Finnish theatre, and provides material and advice on international mobility. TINFO News is a magazine on Finnish theatre, drama and artists. Among other issues, Theatre and Ecology is one of the main topic of this summer.
In line with its mission of supporting creation and information, the CNAP - National center for fine arts (France) publishes this guide to "140 private and public funding for artists" (in French only).
The "Objectif pays" series offers a set of practical guides for cultural professionals interested to work internationally. The Countries available are: Mexico, Argentina, China, Morocco, Québec, Turkey, Vietnam.
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.
Discover AIR: a platform dedicated to residency programs in Italy and abroad for artists and curators. AIR is useful to young foreigner artists and curators who want to know about or participate in an Italian residency program and at the same time helps Italians that wishes to gain experience in a residence abroad.
Report of the seminar organised in November 2011 in Helsinki, Finland by International Theatre Festival Baltic Circle (Q-Teatteri). The seminar presented new sustainable models for regional and cross-border co-operation and opened discussion on international mobility outside big cities. The speakers were professionals from the field of theatre, dance, circus and performance art from Nordic and Baltic states.
Dancers are highly mobile professionals through the various stages of their career. This handbook compiles and analyses the data and information collected through desk research and a survey of EuroFIA members. It also offers a review of relevant national and international resources on dancers’ career transitions.
The Finnish Theatre Information Centre (TINFO) has published a handbook “To Moscow!.”, which contains tips and recommendations to Finnish theatres planning to tour Russia and will definitely be of help to all those planning to perform in Russia and to Russian theatres.
Cultural organisations, how to evaluate your success online? Useful report Let's Get Real, by Culture24, September 2011
Culture24 has been working collaboratively on an action research project with a range of cultural sector organisations to help them define and measure their success online. The final report, called ‘Let’s Get Real’, details the methodology, research and key findings. Find also further useful resources for social media!
The SPACE network invested on the improvement of the sector's intermediaries capacity building in view of fruitful and sustainable mobility. This exploratory mapping is meant to initiate a reflection on the sector's organisational models and dynamics. The research was conducted by Cristina Farinha in 2011.