Since the 5th April 2010, the EU Visa Code has become applicable. This EU regulation has been adopted in order to increase transparency, simplify and accelerate the procedures concerning Schengen visas.
The European federation of professional circus schools (FEDEC) just published the Web version of the publication "Miroir project - part 2 / Analysis of key competences of young professional circus artists".
Mobility Matters - Programmes and Schemes to Support the Mobility of Artists and Cultural Professionals
The ERICarts Institute carried out a six month study for the European Commission between April and October 2008 on mobility incentives in the culture/creative sector. The final study was published in November 2008.
In 2010, OTM has launched "Excited Atoms" an exploration of virtual mobility in the contemporary performing arts. The study looks at what virtual mobility means, and gives an overview of the different ways in which artists use new technologies – and thus being also more ‘green’. The Excited Atoms study was funded by OTM member Fundacion Autor, and presents some of the most critical issues and motivations for artists, cultural producers and promoters to collaborate, share, make, question, present and innovate using virtual mobility.
The Changing Room Knowledge Base is a wiki style resource written by and for cultural operators and students. (version française dans l'article)
La circulation internationale du spectacle - Guide pratique de la diffusion du spectacle vivant et de la mobilité des artistes Vous avez un projet qui allie spectacle, tournées à l’étranger, musiciens du monde entier? Vous cherchez à clarifier le «flou artistique» qui règne dès que l’on aborde «les eaux internationales»?
Manuel européen à l'usage des acteurs culturels: "Développer vos projets culturels européens" (english and french version)
Artistay’s service is for artists throughout the world and from different cultural backgrounds, who are engaged in a professional process of research and creation. Artisstay can help you to achieve your aim of finding a residence in France, and one ideally suited to your requirements.
The Open Society Institute commissioned a report that provides an overview of the state of cultural affairs in Central Asian societies after the states in the region achieved independence. It describes current tendencies defining long-term, local cultural processes and transcultural influences
New manual for coproductions from Meridians European network for the performing arts in non-conventional venues. It describes the experience of trans-national co-production of performing arts in non-conventional venues - free download.
IFACCA is delighted to release its research report on artists' international mobility programs. Researched and written by UK-based consultant, Judith Staines, with input from IETM, IFACCA and 25 respondents covering every continent, the 35-page report documents the many types of artists' mobility initiatives implemented around the world. (version française dans l'article)
International Federation of Actors (FIA) publishes new Health and Safety Guidelines for Live Performance, Film & Television work - a useful resource for internationally mobile performers. Available in English & French.
Recognition of studies and qualifications is an important aspect in the realisation of freedom of movement within the European Union. In order to reach this freedom of movement, the European Union has developed several tools for the recognition of studies and qualifications.
Intercultural competence for professional mobility By Evelyne Glaser, et al., published by the Council of Europe, April 2008
Mediterranean region. Made in the Med: The Challenges of Artistic Exchange in the Mediterranean, a publication on mobility in the Mediterranean area published in English & French by the Roberto Cimetta Fund, is available to download
AEPO-ARTIS, the Association of European Performers' Associations, has published a study on performers' rights under European Legislation.
Looking for information on how the cultural scene is funded and managed in the Russian Federation? Compendium contains a useful country profile as well as profiles for 41 other countries.
A guide to international cultural cooperation by Dragan Klaic was published in 2007.
An introduction to theatre today in Central Asia and Afghanistan is a downloadable publication written by Simon Tordjman for IETM.
A focus on mobility by ECF’s e-zine brings an array of cultural and political voices with insightful comments on ‘mobility’, along with a brief guide to the funds and tools available (April 2007)