This page presents you the OTM monthly selection of publications. To discover all the documents of the Library, have a look at the subcategories in the navigation menu on the left and here just below.
Prepared between November 2019 and March 2020, Supporting Culture in the Digital Age explores how the digital age has changed the cultural value chain. It draws on existing literature and insights provided by national members of IFACCA – the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies, as well as a range of actors from across the cultural ecosystem.
The UNESCO report Freedom & Creativity: Defending Art, Defending Diversity provides an overview of current advances and challenges in the legal protection of artistic freedom, the protection of the social and economic rights of artists and cultural professionals, and the monitoring of artistic freedom at the national, regional and international levels.
British Council > The Cultural Turn in International Development: Participatory Infrastructures and Value in the Arts
What is the place of culture in international development activity? What is the difference between soft power initiatives with a focus on cultural relations and those falling under international development? In an essay produced for the British Council’s Cultural Relations series, J.P. Singh argues that culture is at the root of cultural diplomacy, while international development works focus on the process, also known as a value chain.
This article started to be compiled in 2019 by Marie Fol, On the Move Board member, provides an overview of relevant publications and information from both the UK and the EU sides, specifically focused on the cultural sector. The page is regularly updated.
Trading successfully across borders can strengthen your practice and help to make it more innovative and resilient to economic fluctuations. The Architects’ Council of Europe's new guide aims to assist architects to develop international business opportunities and secure long-term success by adopting a strategic approach to their ventures into new markets. Although produced by the ACE in Europe, this guide could be equally valuable to all architects who wish to internationalise their practices, wherever they are located.
The Situation of Circus in Europe presents a study on the circus sector in the European Union. The study is intended to be a legacy of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 and follows up on the first inventory study on the sector commissioned by the European Parliament in 2003. The study focuses on collecting, creating and presenting quantitative and qualitative information to report on the current situation of the sector in the European Union. Based on descriptive analyses, an analysis is provided and recommendations have been developed related to the socio-economic profile of the sector, the educational situation of children whose parents work in the sector, its innovative potential, and the (potential) usage and improvements of EU-funding provisions for the sector.
The research project Quality for Culture aims to promote Quality Management as a topic and practice for arts organisations. The researchers have published a White Paper that lists and explains several standards, systems, and accreditation schemes tailored to the cultural sector. Their Resource Guide, using ISO's seven Quality Management Principles as a framework, provides arts organisations with a wealth of materials, such as toolkits, reports, studies, videos, and online courses. By using these free resources, institutions can develop management practices at their own pace and format that embrace quality as a way of thinking (and acting).
The European Expert Network on Culture and Audiovisual (EENCA)’s study Gender Gaps in the Cultural and Creative Sectors provides background information and context on the specific challenges faced by women in the cultural and creative sectors. The aim of the study is to conduct a literature review and prepare a study identifying the situation of women artists and professionals in the cultural and creative sectors (CCSs), and to map the existing international recommendations aiming to achieve gender equality in these sectors.
On the Move is a big fan of this card game developed by the Flanders Arts Institute: it can be an excellent basis to facilitate group discussions on internationalising one's practices in the performing arts' sector. This card game was developed in the context of (Re)framing the International, a research & development trajectory on new ways of working internationally in the arts.
A Viral List of Hundreds of Opportunities for Artists, Compiled by One Person to Encourage Community
Pipkin is a drawing and software artist from Bee Caves, Texas, who produces intimate work with large data sets. But they also maintain an exhaustive Google spreadsheet titled “The Big Artist Opportunities List” — and recently they have shared it with the world by publicly releasing this list of more than 400 opportunities for artists and creative generalists.
UNESCO's Policy & Research series examines emerging trends in cultural policy and governance, and offers an in-depth analysis of key topics to reveal today's policy landscape. In doing so, it aims to inspire cultural policymakers and advocates to make innovative, evidence-based decisions that stimulate the growth of dynamic creative sectors around the world.
CEC ArtsLink > A Miracle or Misunderstanding: Socially Engaged Practices in the Art Prospect Network Countries
CEC ArtsLink presents a new publication, A Miracle or Misunderstanding: Socially Engaged Practices in the Art Prospect Network Countries, including field reports from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. This study grew out of CEC ArtsLink’s commitment to support international cultural mobility and new models to creatively address socio-political concerns, transforming urban environments, and engaging local communities. It serves to connect the broader international arts community to the post-Soviet region, engage funders, and advocate for the importance of transnational cultural exchange.
Service Culture inclusive de Pro Infirmis Sensability > Pour une sortie culturelle accessible > Guide de l'inclusion dans les arts de la scène
Ce guide pour une sortie culturelle accessible est le fruit d’une collaboration avec Sensability et le Pour-cent culturel Migros. Il s’adresse aux organisateurs d’événements culturels des arts de la scène (théâtre, danse, musique). En se mettant dans la peau de visiteurs avec différentes formes de handicap, il montre ce qu’il faut mettre en place pour rendre une sortie culturelle accessible.
Discover more about Art Moves Africa's new publication, Retracing Roots and Tracing New Routes: Mobility and Touring in North Africa. This is the latest publication in its series of regional studies on arts mobility in Africa.
The challenges of cultural relations between the European Union and Latin America and the Caribbean / Retos de las relaciones culturales entre la Unión Europea y América Latina y el Caribe
The present book is one of the results of EULAC Focus research project, funded by the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Union, focused on the cultural, scientific and social dimension of relationships between the European Union and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC). El presente libro es uno de los resultados del proyecto de investigación EULAC Focus, financiado por el programa Horizonte 2020 de la Unión Europea, centrado en la dimensión cultural, científica y social de las relaciones entre la Unión Europea y la Comunidad de Estados de América Latina y el Caribe.
This book focuses on the relevance of the arts and of artistic practices in the actual integration of refugees into the social fabric - a topic which is relatively neglected both in media and political discourse.
Les artistes étrangers participent activement à la richesse de la diversité musicale française et au rayonnement d'une partie importante du secteur des musiques actuelles. Afin de mieux reconnaitre et valoriser la place de l'import d'artistes étrangers en France et aussi l'importance des artistes de toutes les origines dans l'export des productions françaises, le réseau des musiques du monde Zone Franche a mené une"enquête flash" auprès de ses adhérents en juin et juillet 2019. Découvrez le rapport ainsi que les chiffres clefs de cette enquête.
Many organisations and networks in Europe have started to publish mapping, researches and online information about refugees' integration through art and culture and refugees / migrants as artists. This page is about listing these initiatives. Feel free to email mobility(at)on-the-move.org for further inputs.
How to collect, analyze, interprete project evidence and data to design effective assessment tools that can contribute to create a virtuous circle of learning and #projectinnovation? You can now download the module developed by Arthur Bernstein from Campus ESART.
The recent conference titled “Mobility for Creativity” organised by Motovila in Ljubljana on 4–5 April 2019, explored the benefits and challenges of international mobility in the cultural and creative sector (CCS), especially putting mobility’s environmental impact to the test. Discover the report prepared by Jana Renée Wilcoxen.