The New Media Workers Research Platform, which happened in Shanghai, China, in 2010, explored the living and working conditions of new media workers in Asia and Europe. A group of new media practitioners, artists and civil society organisers, discussed and researched the transformations taking place in the web-based industries in the two regions. The research is then published online in a project website – Transit Labour Circuits, Regions, Borders.
Changing Room - Mobility of Non-Artistic Cultural Professionals in Europe is a research study by the Sibelius Academy examining mobility issues of the “backstage staff” of European culture within the Trans Europe Halles project Changing Room.
Artists Moving & Learning European comparative report: "Artists’ mobility should be understood as an investment in human capital"
Artists moving and learning - the research project that analysed artistic mobility in Europe from an educational and lifelong learning perspective has just been released. Now you can read the European comparative study as well as the ten National reports.
On the Move has endorsed and contributed to the common position of the mobility pilot projects on the new EU Culture programme. This joint paper was oficially presented to the European Commission at the Stakeholder Consultation Meeting that took place in Brussels on the 16th February.
The drivers and obstacles to the mobility of EU researchers have a lot in common with those of artists. Find out the similarities between artists and scientists mobility by reading the MORE study - Mobility and Career Paths of EU Researchers, requested by the European Commission and published by EURAXESS, the researchers in motion website.
Background info and speeches from Pearle seminar "Visa and Work Permits. Incomming and Outgoing Mobility in the Live Performance Sector"
On October 5th 2010 Pearle* the European trade federation representing the live performance sector, organized a seminar in Brussels on the application of regulations concerning incoming and outgoing artists and cultural workers in Europe. Now you can access online the seminar programme, background information, list of participants as well as main contributions. (version française dans l'article)
The International Coalition for Arts, Human Rights & Social Justice is a network of aligned people and organisations who represent social and cultural movements, human rights organisations, artist collectives and associations, artist residencies, host cities and communities of conscience.
With the objective to draft a demand driven strategy responding to the needs of the cultural field in partner countries, the European Commission has requested a report to Fanny Bouquerel and Basma El Husseiny to identify strategic areas for both the public authorities and the civil society. Mobility is considered a key issue.
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.
Art and culture make Europe's heart beat. That's vital. Join the we are more campaign launched by Culture Action Europe, and sign the Manifesto to ask for more support for culture in the next EU budget (2014-2020)!
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)
Encouraging Collections Mobility is the ideal text for museum professionals, researchers and students who are determined to explore and research collections in order to open collection resources and learn more about European heritage.
The European Commission has adopted in July 2010 a report setting out in a consolidated way the rights of Europeans to live and work in another EU country. In the meanwhile, a new Eurobarometer survey was released sheding light on Europeans' attitudes to workers mobility: it seems more and more Europeans see mobility as a good thing, except... for families.
This report sums up the discussions that took place in Madrid this May between the department heads and professionals in charge of music and the performing arts from the Ministries of Culture in the European Union Member States wihtin the agenda of the Spanish Presidency of the EU.
(version française dans l'article)
The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) and On-the-Move.org announce the publication of a new report Mapping Asia-Europe Cultural Cooperation. This study was carried out by Judith Staines and maps the Asia-Europe government-to-government bilateral cultural agreements between ASEM country partners.
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.
Circostrada Network just published a document available in French, English and Spanish entitled “Circus and street arts: encouraging European cooperation projects.” This publication presents operations taking place in 2010 within the EU or in relation to outside countries. The goal is to help these sectors identify current networks and projects, to promote the opportunities available to (future) professional of the circus and street arts and to emphasize different community-related grants. The diversity of the projects supported proves the vitality of our sectors and its needs, while also accentuating their commitment in contributing to the objectives set by the European Union.
Virtual mobility: a contribution to artistic innovations, participatory approach and new angle of policy making: an interview with Judith Staines
On-the-Move has launched last April "Excited Atoms" an exploration of virtual mobility in the contemporary performing arts. The author, Judith Staines, in an interview to Lidia Varbanova from the Labforculture.org describes the main challenges raised by the virtual mobility world to artists and policy makers.
Report resulting from IGBK experts' meeting on 'Mobility in the visual arts sector in Europe' that took place at the Atelierhaus Salzamt in Linz, Austria, last December 2009. IGBK is the International Association for Visual Arts.