The Kunstenloket is a contact point for practical and legal advice on everything to do with working as an artist in Belgium. Since ever more foreign artists are using Kunstenloket services, the information on the artist’s status, reimbursements and foreign artists in Belgium is now available in English and French on the website.
The “Artists Moving & learning” two year research project analysed the impact of mobility of artists in Europe from an educational and lifelong learning perspective. The first outcomes have been published: ten national monographs with interviews of artists from the performing and visual arts in 10 EU member states.
Artist Visa Applications: Arguments for Success - Il visto per gli artisti: argomenti per il successo
How do you argue when visa issuing offices and embassies continue to violate international recommendations and conventions? This Freemuse “Quick Guide” tackles various points set out in international conventions and recommendations to help you argue for smooth visa handling.
A guidance and reference document, from 2009, from EuroFIA, the European Group of the International Federation of Actors.
the study pursued two main goals: mapping the Italian situation of information offer and demand related to culture mobility, and defining a set of quality criteria to apply to a Mobility Infopoint which could possibly be set up in Italy. (version française dans l'article)
Study “International mobility of artists and other professionals active in the field of culture”, Portugal
The study “International mobility of artists and other professionals active in the field of culture” is now available online.
AIR_J is a website dedicated to disseminating information about Artist-in-Residence programmes across Japan in both Japanese and English.
Funding opportunities for International Cultural Cooperation in Spain, Interarts Practics Infopoint resource updated!
This document provides a set of information resources related to existing funding opportunities in the field of international cultural cooperation in Spain. (version française dans l'article)
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.