06.09.2012

Linking the Arts to Environment and Sustainable Development Issues , case studies by ASEF (2010-2012)

The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) has published "Linking the Arts to Environment and Sustainable Development Issues" (April 2012), a report that gathers case studies form nine Asian countries (India, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Mongolia, Singapore).

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06.09.2012

Intercultural Dialogue and Human Rights: Prospects for a Euromediterranean Citizenship

The paper proposes the development of a new conception of citizenship (more inclusive, active and plural) for all the peoples living in the territory of the partner States of the Union for the Mediterranean.

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06.09.2012

Mouvement: Issue on Culture and Sustainable development

the publication considers culture as one ecosystem the rules of which evolve and interact with its environment, and gathers 47 articles on diverse aspects of sustainability and culture - French only.

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19.07.2012

Copyrights: European Commission proposed easier music licensing in the Single Market

Following concerns over financial irregularities and difficult online licencing, the European Commission has proposed in July 2012 a new directive requiring copyright collecting societies to increase their transparency, efficiency and management of revenues.

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19.07.2012

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? “

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19.07.2012

First quadriennal EU report on the protection and the promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions

Want to discover what the EU does to protect and promote the diversity of cultural expressions? Then don't miss its first quadrennial periodic report in the framework of the 2005 UNESCO Convention.

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06.07.2012

Culture as a factor for economic and social innovation

Having gathered seven partners in the Med space, the Sostenuto project aimed to open reflections on social and economic innovation in the Med zone. It enabled the experimentation, modelling and diffusion of new management and organisation models within the cultural sector. Two final publications are now available for free download: Culture as a factor for economic and social innovation and Culture & Innovation(s), Europe seen from the South.

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21.06.2012

Team Culture 2012 - Manifesto "Turn to Culture" - June 2012

Team Culture meeting in Brussels presents a joint manifesto ‘Turn to Culture‘ as an outcome of the European dialogue on the role of culture in a time of crisis initiated under the Danish Presidency of the Council of the European Union. As part of the Danish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Danish Minister for Culture, Uffe Elbæk, has together with the Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou taken the initiative to start a dialogue on the role of culture in a time of crisis.

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14.05.2012

Study on the profile of artistic and cultural professionals in South Mediterranean (2007)

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.

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11.05.2012

Mobility & Touring in East Africa: new publication by AMA - Art Moves Africa

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.

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30.04.2012

Interview with the director of the Delfina Foundation - April 2012

One of the most important contemporary foundations, whose vision and primary focus are residential and artistic exchanges, is the Delfina Foundation, based in London and oriented towards the MENASA region – Middle East, North Africa and South Asia. Herman Bashiron Mendolicchio, Art Researcher / Critic / Curator at the University of Barcelona, interviews Aaron Cezar, Delfina Foundation's director, to know more about the Foundation’s activities and reflect on the present and the evolution of mobility practices.

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04.04.2012

ON-AiR: Reflecting on the mobility of artists in Europe

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.

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26.03.2012

Touring in Scandinavia and the Baltics. Seminar 17-18 November 2011 - publication

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.

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20.02.2012

Information Standards for the Mobility of Artists and Cultural Professionals - Dec. 2011

As foreseen in the Work Plan for Culture 2011-2014, the European Commission set up in May 2011 an EU expert group on mobility information standards to develop common content and quality standards for information and advice relating to the mobility of artists and cultural professionals. The group included On the Move, and worked out a document entitled "information standards for the mobility of artists and cultural professionals" which offers policy makers in the EU Members States with practical guidance for setting up information services in their countries.

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19.01.2012

IN TRANSIT. A study on international law and the mobility of artists, art works, cultural goods and services

The aim of the IN TRANSIT study is to provide an overview of the main international legal instruments which impact on the mobility of artists, art works, cultural goods and services. Case studies of bilateral and multilateral legal agreements give practical insight into how legal instruments are used by countries across the world to enhance cross- border mobility. The study was commissioned by the UNESCO to Richard Poláček & Judith Staines and is now available in English and French.

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19.01.2012

New study shows that European repertoire struggles to cross borders within the EU

Music repertoire from the European Union is widely played on radio and downloaded by consumers in the EU, but artists from the region struggle to achieve recognition and success within EU countries. The results of an extensive study about the cross border flow of music repertoire within the EU, carried out by European Music Office, in partnership with Eurosonic Noordeslag and Nielsen, in January 2012.

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14.12.2011

Recommendations for the mobility and circulation of artists and works, European Platform on the potential of Cultural and Creative Industries, 2011

In the this document you will find reports and recommendations of five workshops promoted in 2011 by the European civil society platform "on the potential of culture and creative industries", notably the workshop dedicated to the "Mobility and circulation of artists and works".

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09.12.2011

Exploratory mapping of intermediary organisations supporting performing arts circulation in Europe

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.

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14.11.2011

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

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14.11.2011

Travelogue: Mapping Performing Arts Mobility In Europe, SPACE pilot project for artist mobility

The SPACE project has undertaken experimental research in linking and sharing data on international performing arts touring across Europe and produced some extraordinary maps through the Travelogue.

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