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.
The EENC website provides information about the group, access to documents produced in this context (papers and reports) and a database of relevant experts and organisations, as well as a library of publications and events in the field of European and international cultural policy.
This publication, available in Spanish, addresses issues such as residence and work permits, labour and Social Security legislation, taxation, the recognition of academic and professional qualifications and business creation. Version française dans l'article.
WorldCP is a ongoing project that already holds cultural policies profiles of 15 countries in five continents -- keep an eye on this useful resource for researchers, journalists, networks, institutions, NGOs and governments!
Download for free the Europe-China Cultural Compass publication - an orientation for cultural cooperation between Europe and China, EUNIC, 2011
Are we meaning the same, when we say the same? -- This was the leading question at the start of the EUROPE-CHINA CULTURAL COMPASS project, an initiative by partners of EUNIC in China, the Goethe-Institut, the British Council, and The Danish Cultural Institute.
Report of the Symposium exploring mobility in the Arab world and around the Mediterranean, June 2011, Arab Education Forum
Report of the Istikshaf symposium on mobility in the Arab world and around the Mediterranean
Europerformanceguide.eu aims at being “the first Guide to European performance mobility” offering all sort of information, images and videos about stage, music, dance, recital, street art, opera, musical and new circus productions available for European touring.
Study on exchanges between France and Europe in the performing arts, by Marie Deniau, Onda, April 2011
Study on exchanges between France and Europe in the fields of theatre, dance, circus, puppetry and street arts, entrusted to Onda (Office National de Diffusion Artistique) by the French Ministry for Culture and Communication / Conducted by Marie Deniau, consultant and analyst.
Gpeari (Gabinete de Planeamento, Estratégia, Avaliação e Relações Internacionais, Lisbon, Portugal) published in June 2011 a guide on support to culture and creativity in Portuguese.
Finland. Tinfo - the Finnish Theatre Information Center, partner to the EU mobility pilot project Practics, carried out a mapping of the Mobility Information services in Finland.
OTM 'Atomes Excités' une exploration de la mobilité virtuelle dans le monde du spectacle vivant contemporain
On the Move présente son exploration de la mobilité virtuelle dans les arts du spectacle contemporains: "Atomes Excités" de Judith Staines, en Français.
First mapping of more than 30 institutions, organisations and information centres in Spain that provide specialised information for cultural professionals and organisations, including information regarding cultural mobility and cooperation, among other issues.
The first article of this dossier is devoted to mobility in the Mediterranean: A Dynamic Mediterranean: Creative Networks, Representation, Mobility.