The Art of Difference : From Europe as a cultural project to EU policies for culture, by Gottfried Wagner (2011)
Gottfried Wagner, former Director of the European Cultural Foundation, has written a new publication looking at Europe as a cultural project and the development of EU policies for culture. Available in pdf - free download.
Conclusion paper of the Pearle/Practics seminar "Copyright in the live performance sector", held on 15 June 2011, Brussels, Belgium
The conclusions of the seminar "Copyright in the live performance sector in the context of mobility – from physical to virtual mobility" are now available. The seminar aimed at discussing the impact of cross-border related copyright obstacles on mobility in the live performance sector.
On 12th May 2011, the European Parliament approved a resolution on the cultural dimensions of the EU’s external actions, which calls for the creation of a cultural visa for third-party artists and professionals in the cultural field.
Commissioned by On The Move to creative industries environmental experts Julie’s Bicycle, the Green Mobility Guide offers practical recommendations for professionals across the performing arts, case studies and resources.
The conference, which took place on 28-29 April 2011, marked the first anniversary of the new regulations modernising the coordination of social security systems in the EU, applied 1 May 2010.
The DG Employement, Social Affairs and Inclusion of the European Commission promotes the development of green jobs.
The first article of this dossier is devoted to mobility in the Mediterranean: A Dynamic Mediterranean: Creative Networks, Representation, Mobility.
This dossier was commissioned by IETM in order to help artists and cultural operators involved in artistic activities in situations of extreme conflict look at their own work with an evaluative eye. It was edited by Y. Raj Isar (independent cultural expert and scholar).
Case studies of international collaborations within and with the Med region. Commissioned by the European Cultural Foundation
An analysis of case studies of cultural cooperation projects between and amongst South Eastern and Western European artists and operators, commissioned by the European Cultural Foundation and conducted by IETM in May 2003.
The Reader for a conference held in Nantes, June 23-24 2005, on the theme of cultural information providers and potential for using new technologies as explored by 'digital pioneers'. Information on workshops, essays and extensive bibliography. IN ENGLISH AND FRENCH.
Launch of Networks: The evolving aspects of Culture in the 21st Century, edited by Culturelink Network
Researchers from all continents investigate the role and relevance that cultural networks have in cultural development and communication, and new perspectives of cultural networking in the 21st century - One chapter is dedicated to Mobility. Not for free.
Report on support for international arts activity - issues for national arts funding agencies, IFACCA, March 2011
D’Art Report No. 40 describes the agencies involved in supporting international arts activities, the scope of and budgets for this support, and the range of policy objectives, priorities and evaluation processes evident in the research. Version française dans l'article
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.