RCF is pleased to publish an assessment on the impact of mobility. This assessment is a necessary follow-up, in the collaboration we have undertaken with regional and local partners, to define strategies for transnational artistic mobility. Our work aims to identify positive effects of travel and consequences in the nature and diversity of cultural and artistic products or offers. Find out the results!
The International Symposium (Paris, autumn 2012) brought together 330 artists, researchers, experts, and professionals in the fields of culture and sustainable development, as well as political decision-makers and representatives of international organizations. The goal was to highlight innovative practices, create new partnerships, and devise strategies to strengthen and promote the link between culture and sustainable development. Videos and transcriptions are now available online.
The Prince Claus Ticket Grant supports cross-cultural exchange between artists and cultural practitioners in Latin America, Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. The Ticket Grant specifically covers the cost of tickets for travel (e.g. plane or train tickets).
What have we done and what results have we achieved in 2012? The annual report of On the Move brings you an insight in our meetings, our website statistics, our members... and more. Take a few minutes to read it! (available in English and French)
EFA opens application process for two Ateliers for Young Festival Managers: BEIRUT 2013 and EDINBURGH 2014
The European Festivals Association (EFA), the Beiteddine Art Festival and the Edinburgh International Festival are delighted to launch the Open Call for Application for two Ateliers for Young Festival Managers: the sixth edition is the first in the Arab world and will take place from 5-12 October 2013 in Beirut, Lebanon, and the seventh edition will take place from 3-10 April 2014 in the ‘City of Festivals’ Edinburgh, UK. Deadlines: 31 March for Beirut, 30 June for Edinburgh.
The Fund supports projects that involve at least three Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden or the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Åland). The nature of the involvement may be as a participant, organiser or as a theme. In addition to the three Nordic partners, projects may involve other partners both within the Region and beyond, and it may be run either inside the Region or elsewhere. Amateurs as well as professionals are eligible to apply for funding. Deadlines: 1 February, 2 April, 1 September and 1 October.
This program offers Canadian individual music professionals, groups or small ensembles an opportunity to travel on occasions important to their artistic and career development. Music professionals include instrumentalists, singers, composers, librettists, arrangers, performers, conductors, singers/songwriters and opera stage directors. Deadlines: 15 April, 15 June, 15 September, 15 November and 15 February.
Le guide de la mobilité verte, commissionné par On the Move au groupe d'expert sur les questions environnementales Julie's Bicycle en mai 2011, après une traduction partielle en français, est maintenant disponible dans sa totalité (glossaire inclus), grâce au soutien du Ministère français de la Culture et de la Communication. Téléchargement gratuit.
The Goethe Institut's website lists the artists' residencies in Germany by location.
Les artistes de la Grande Région sont confrontés à des règles juridiques et fiscales très différentes dans chaque région. L'étude fait le point sur les règles juridiques et fiscales qui concernent les artistes qui veulent travailler dans la Grande Région, et liste les lieux de ressources dans chaque région.
The French-American Jazz Exchange ("FAJE") supports projects designed collaboratively by French and American professional jazz artists that encourage artistic exploration, foster intercultural dialogue, and contribute to the dynamism of the art form. The grants support projects that take place either in France or the United States and their respective territories or both. Next deadline: 31 May.
CKU supports cultural exchange projects with the purpose of presenting the culture of developing countries in Denmark and strengthening the cultural sectors of developing countries. Only projects with a Danish partner are eligible for support. Deadlines: 15 January , 15 May, 15 September.
The French Centre national des arts plastiques (CNAP) publishes 196 Residencies in France, a practical guide to residencies for artists, curators, critics, art theorists and art historians. Available for free download in English and French.
SüdKulturFonds provides shortfall guarantees and project-specific contributions to support productions and events that include artists from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe (non-EU countries). The aim of this support is to facilitate access to the Swiss and European cultural market and to professional networks for artists from southern and eastern countries of the world. 4 deadlines at the end of January, April, August and November.
ECAS is launching a Hotline as part of its EU Rights Clinic to overcome the visible and hidden barriers to European citizenship. Citizens throughout the EU will be able to call the hotline, fill in the on-line form or Skype in order to share their personal stories, seek help and thus contribute to improvements in European policy and legislation.