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.
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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.
Mobility – Current Situation And Future Opportunities As Seen By The Trans Europe Halles Representatives (Changing Room)
Trans Europe Halles Changing Room project report by Timo Cantell Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Finland December 15, 2009.
2009 Symposium "Performing Arts Report: International mobility and the status of artists in the performing arts"
On 4-6 May 2010, approximately 250 theatre and dance makers from Germany and abroad, scholars as well as representatives from the realm of cultural politics discussed "The Status of Theatre and Dance Makers in the Context of International Mobility" in Berlin’s Arts Academy. This report gives account of the discussions, speakers and participants.
The feasibility study on European information systems supporting the mobility of artists and cultural workers was published in April 2009.
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.
Recommendations on Culture Mobility from the 4 Arts Mobility Pilot Projects Changing Room, e.Mobility, Practics and Space have been published and handed over to the Expert Group on artists' mobility set up under the EU's Open Method of Coordination (OMC). (version française dans l'article)
Culturemondo published a survey of cultural portals.
Culture|Futures is an expanding positive spiral of engagement of cultural actors around the world who are moved to engage their work and creativity to sustain human and all life.
The report of the seminar of 10 November 2009, organised by Pearle* in the framework of the Practics pilot project on mobility, is now available.
The second Yearbook released by Team Network is entitled "East/West : Distorting mirrors". It provides insight into the political and artistic aspects between East and West with five portfolios and a series of texts in their original language (Portuguese, French, Italian, Polish) along with an English translation.
In the framework of preparations for the international seminar 'Cultural Diplomacy: a Perspective from Catalonia', which took place in Barcelona on 2-4 December 2009, a series of documents related to this topic was collected.
This study was carried out during the European Year of Workers’ Mobility 2006 and is part of a wider project on mobility in the European Union’s live performance sector, called Mobile.Home, which was initiated by several European organisations active in the live performance sector in Europe (Finnish Theatre Information Centre, Pearle*, On-the-Move, IETM, Goethe-Institut, Visiting Arts & associated partners)