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)
On-the-Move has updated its popular publications. These are available as free downloads. They will be translated into Spanish and published in 2009 thanks to our funding partner Fundacion Autor/SGAE in Spain.
Culture Action Europe presents a useful briefing for arts and cultural organisations in Europe: 'The Lisbon Treaty, does it matter to arts and culture in Europe?'
Research report on the international careers and transition measures available for professional dancers.
We, artists, professionals and culture entrepreneurs, from the countries of Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific and European Union member States, met in Brussels from 1 to 3 April 2009 at the invitation of the Council of the ACP Group and the European Commission.
A comparative research study on music traditions present in today’s multicultural Europe - it provides musicological data and is prefaced by a description of the ExTra! Exchange Traditions project.
publication to download for free from Culturelink on the impact of information and communication technologies on culture and the changes that in the context of the information era affect established cultural practices and concepts
The white paper entitled ‘Visas – the discordant note’ deals with visa issues and artists mobility and highlight a number of problems faced by creative companies working with artists from Non-EU and Non-Schengen countries. The white paper is published by Freemuse in collaboration with ECA, the European Council of Artists, and ELMF, a wide network of European concert organisers, festivals and venues.
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)
publication on the impact of public policies on the performing arts in Europe (2008), Boekmanstudies/VSCD in connection with Pearle*