Launch of White paper ‘Visas – the discordant note’ on visa issues, Europe and artists mobility. “European countries need to actively make visa and work permit procedures and access to the European market more flexible, transparent and homogenous for artists,” said Freemuse programme manager Ole Reitov today as he launched a white paper on visa issues at Womex, the world music expo in Sevilla, Spain.
In the follow-up of the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue, EFA BOOKS 4 “Dialogue. Festivals Act for an Intercultural Society” casts the immense potential of festivals to enable DIALOGUE in societies, to move borders and remove barriers.
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*
Culture Action Europe: the political platform for Arts and Culture
Mobility-sustainability-intercultural competence-interdisciplinary practices - all essential areas of dialogue. An interesting publication discusses sustainability in relation to the arts and culture.
Download speeches and event report of the conference organised by EUNIC in January 2008 in Brussels.
Mediterranean region. Made in the Med: The Challenges of Artistic Exchange in the Mediterranean, a publication on mobility in the Mediterranean area published in English & French by the Roberto Cimetta Fund, is available to download
A study commissioned by the European Parliament and coordinated by HorsLesMurs has been published on Street Artists in Europe.
LabforCulture publishes research by ERICarts into national policies which influence cultural cooperation and mobility in Europe (2007).
IETM Publication: Crossing the Rainbow - Jude Bloomfield. National differences and international convergences in multicultural peforming art in Europe. Free download publication (2003).
The Status of Artists in Europe is a new study, published November 2006, by ERICarts, Suzanne Capiau and Andreas Johannes Wiesand. It was commissioned by the European Parliament and is available in English and French.
The document outlines the central role that culture ought to play in the formulation of an agenda for the future of Europe. As the result of a research project, undertaken by the ECP Lisbon Agenda Research Group of the European Cultural Parliament, it describes the opportunities for a new and essentially strategic use of culture
A downloadable publication from the European Commission on best practices in intercultural dialogue (2007).
This study examines the legal framework governing collective management in the field of copyright and neighbouring rights in the European Union, with a particular emphasis on musical works. Published in 2006.
A study commissioned by the European Parliament into the mobility of artists and social security in Europe. The report contains recommendations on pensions, social security and the functioning of the system for artists who work internationally in several European countries (the report has a multilingual executive summary).
Mobility conferences in the Euromediterranean area were held in May 2006 in Fez, Morocco, organised by the Roberto Cimetta Fund. Full conference report in French & English can be downloaded.
Mobilité artistique en Méditerranée is a paper that looks at artistic mobility in the Mediterranean. It was presented by Ferdinand Richard, Director of AMI (Aide aux Musiques Innovatrices) at a meeting in Fès, Marroco, 12-14 May 2006.
The PhD thesis "Taxation of International Performing Artistes" discusses the problems with the special taxing rules for international performing artistes resulting from Article 17 OECD Model Treaty.