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).
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.
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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.
Moving closer to the end of the negotiation period, the withdrawal of the UK from the EU is pending. This article compiled 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. More practical information should follow here once there is more clarity about the next steps.
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.
The issue of exhibition remuneration has been an important topic for artists' associations throughout Europe for years. In November 2018, a symposium was organised on the subject by Internationale Gesellschaft der Bildenden Künste (IGBK), the IAA Europe, the German collecting society VG Bild-Kunst, and the association European Visual Artists (EVA). Documentation on the contents of the discussion and related information are available online.
The field of arts and culture is at the core of philanthropy, and is among the most important areas of funding for philanthropic organisations in Europe. This mapping, produced by the European Foundation Centre / EFC's Arts and Culture Thematic Network, sheds light on how activities carried out by the organisations engaged in this field are diverse in both themes and approaches, covering different sub-areas and with a clear interest in multidisciplinary arts and crosscutting areas and issues.
This handbook is a guide to getting to grips with what we call the ‘evidence agenda’ in arts and cultural learning. This tool is designed to make it easier not only to ‘do’ evidence and evaluation, but to love them, to become a champion for them and spread the good word throughout arts and cultural education.
Après le guide pratique d’auto-évaluation de l’impact social de projets artistiques, la Fondation Carasso partage l’aboutissement de trois années d’expérimentation : la Boussole de l’Art Citoyen, une solution d’évaluation d’impact social pour tout porteur de projet, construite à partir des expériences de leurs pairs.
DutchCulture gathered 40 international experts in Amsterdam to discuss values and practicalities of fair(er) international cultural cooperation.This closed meeting at Broedplaats Lely in Amsterdam followed the publication of the toolkit Beyond Curiosity and Desire: Towards Fairer International Collaborations in the Arts earlier in 2018, by IETM with On the Move and DutchCulture, focused on issues influencing expectations and engagement in international and intercultural activities. The report is online.
In just a few years, CircusNext has become a label that not only guarantees innovation and artistic excellence, but also conveys the values and vision of artistic work and the profession of circus artists and cultural operators in the sector of contemporary circus. This final evaluation report focuses on the 5-year program CircusNext 2013-2017. It includes the evaluation of: two support schemes in 2013-2014 and 2015-2016 and one European Season of Circus Arts in 2016-2017. The report is written by the associate researcher, Agathe Dumont.
Construir el relato artístico para la movilidad es una guía práctica para profundizar en la creación de una narrativa de la actividad cultural o artística propia, de manera que sea completa, sintética, rigurosa y, a la vez, diferenciada. Un relato que sirva a las organizaciones de las artes en vivo presentar sus proyectos de una manera global, a audiencias desconocedoras de él, pero potenciales socios, clientes, colaboradores o financiadores.
In the January 2019 touring artists newsletter, focusing on “Status of the Artist and Contracts”, the team interviewed three experts on the question “self-employment, liberal profession or business?”: read the contributions by Sophie (DutchCulture*) and Martina (CzechMobility.Info / Arts and Theatre Institute*) – next to the one by TA colleague Sebastian (touring artists* helpdesk service) – on this tricky question.
The aim of the Dance Passport is to be a source of support for professional dancers in the context of mobility. It is a union solidarity network for dancers abroad. This scheme allows dancers who are paid-up union members in their home country to access local union support and services while working for a short period in any European country where there is a participating union.
Under the ERASMUS+ project STAMP, Live DMA and the European Music Council created a Networking & Cooperation online course. Discover this online resource as well a series of webinars related to entrepreneurship and music.
While attending the Performing Arts Meeting in Seoul (PAMS) on 9-11 October 2018, we came across different Asian networks that have blossomed, particularly since 2015, in the performing arts sector. Check the list of these networks that we started to compile and feel free to write to us to correct or enrich it!
Conceived as a hand-on tool, this mobility guide - conceived by Circostrada in collaboration with On the Move - aims to be resourceful and inspirational for future collaborations between Asia and Europe in the field of circus and street art. It not only gives an overview and a mapping of Asian artistic scene in circus and street arts, but also helps to organise and plan a mobility project for all cultural players through funding mobility schemes, administrative pieces of advice and inspiring collaboration testimonies.