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This page introduces cultural mobility news and opportunities - with travel cost at least partially funded - at least three times a week. You can search the news by topic (funding, call, residency, training, meeting etc.) or world regions (destination).

07.09.2016

How Free is Free? - A Reflection on Freedom of Creative Expression in Africa

Arterial Network has released a free e-book compilation of poems, articles and works of fiction on the subject of freedom of creative expression in Africa, titled How Free is Free? Featuring contributions from 25 authors from 14 African countries, the e-book has been produced as part of Arterial Network's Artwatch Africa project that aims to defend freedom of creative expression on the continent - and who better than the artists themselves to share their creative environment, their questions and their experiences.

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01.09.2016

Open Society Foundations > Roma Initiatives Office > Open call for applications

The Roma Initiatives Office invites Roma and pro-Roma organisations, and nonformal groups, networks, or individuals from Albania, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Spain to submit projects for support. This call is open on an on-going basis.

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18.08.2016

IFACCA D'Art 49: International Culture Networks

This report looks at the various ways in which cultural networks operate, including their resources, membership, funding and activities, views on the purpose of cultural networks, challenges and potential solutions, and their vision for the future.On the Move together with other member-organisations (IETM, FACE, Trans Europe Halles, RES ARTIS etc) are featured in this report.

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11.08.2016

Mapping the EU-China Cultural and Creative Landscape | study

The mapping study has been produced in the context and with the support of the EU-China Policy Dialogues Support Facility (PDSF II), a project financed jointly by the European Union and the Government of the People’s Republic of China, implemented by a consortium led by Grontmij A/S. This consolidated version is based on the contributions of the two expert teams mentioned above and has been finalised by the European Commission (DG EAC).

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06.08.2016

Access to social protection: reflections from Culture Action Europe (CAE)

The forms of employment are diversifying. Are these “atypical” operating modes impacting access to social protection for workers who don’t have a conventional employment status? How do changes on the European labour market impact access to social protection? Read CAE report and reflection paper.

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06.08.2016

Culture in EU development policies and external action: Reframing the discussion

This briefing note casts light upon culture in EU development policies and external action, reviewing discussions around this topic and opening the floor for questions. With the SDGs and new EU strategies in place, how will culture and development objectives meet in practice?

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08.07.2016

European Dancehouse Network (EDN): A Hundred. Mapping contemporary dance resources in Europe

There’s limited information for artists and producers and for organisations in search for partners for exchange and collaboration.EDN commissioned an action research project in order to explore how knowledge exchange across networks can contribute to a mapping process.

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07.07.2016

Publication: Training and exchange of knowledge »: Identifying training initiatives in the field of performing arts in South-East Europe

Launched in 2012, the TEATROSKOP programme (platform for the performing arts in South-East Europe) has endeavoured to initiate, renew and boost exchanges between France and 13 countries in the region in the fields of theatre, dance, circus and street arts and puppetry. On the demand of TEATROSKOP – Institut Français, La Belle Ouvrage carried on this initial collection of initiatives, good practices and interviews. This document strives to put these in context and to sketch some of the possible routes for further developments.

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14.06.2016

Premières expériences de mobilité en Corée, pour les artistes et les professionnels de la culture européens

Un répertoire de liens Internet conçu par On the Move pour le Korea Arts Management Service avec le soutien du Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication pour la version française dans le cadre de l’Année France-Corée (2015-2016).

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12.06.2016

Salzburg Global Seminar Report: Beyond Green: The Arts as a Catalyst for Sustainability

The goal of this Salzburg Global Seminar session was to build on path-breaking cultural initiatives to advance international and cross-sectoral links between existing arts and sustainability activities around the world, encourage bolder awareness-raising efforts, and recommend strategic approaches for making innovative grassroots to scale for greater, longer-term impact. Be part of the conversation while consulting the full report online!

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10.06.2016

Putting culture at the heart of EU international relations

The European Commission adopts a Strategy for international cultural relations which will contribute to making the EU a stronger global actor. The Strategy aims at encouraging cultural cooperation between the EU and its partner countries. Read more and the declaration.

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03.06.2016

IFACCA D'Art 48: International Entrepreneurship in the Arts

D'Art 48 presents the results of the online survey on International Entrepreneurship in the Arts, disseminated among IFACCA members in May–June 2015. The IFACCA Secretariat assisted Dr Lidia Varbanova, international consultant in strategies and entrepreneurship in the arts and creative industries, in her research on this topic by working with her to develop the questionnaire and distributing it to the IFACCA network. The results of the research inform Chapters Four and Six of Dr Varbanova’s book International Entrepreneurship in the Arts, which will be published by Routledge in 2016.

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02.06.2016

Mobility programme by the Goethe-Institut, Cairo Moving MENA

The mobility programme Moving MENA of the Goethe-Institut in Cairo makes it possible for cultural actors, particularly from the Arab countries Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, and Jordan, to participate in festivals, exhibits, and other relevant events in Germany and also in other countries of the Arab world. In some cases, travel for the research of future projects can also be supported.There is no specific deadline but applicants should be aware of the visas' timeframe to apply for support.

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01.06.2016

Goethe-Institut > International Coproduction Fund

This funding is intended for coproductions by artists in the fields of theatre, dance, music and performance art, in which hybrid and interdisciplinary formats and the use of digital media may be key components.Preference will be given to projects between German and non-European partners, particularly from transition countries. Deadlines: for 2017: April 30, 2017 and for 2018: October 30, 2017 and April 30, 2018.

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29.05.2016

Arc Art Residency (Switzerland) > Custom-made residency

Custom-made residencies are periods of up to one month for research and reflection, without the pressure of production. A custom-made “package" is put together for each artist (or other practitioner) or group of artists. There can be an individual accompaniment by the Arc director and other external specialists if required for the artistic work process. Deadline for application: no later than 2 months before the starting date of your residency.

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