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.
This feasibility study was commissioned by the Arterial Network after a realisation of the need for an accessible, independent and efficient fund to promote African Creativity and its regional and International distribution.
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
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).