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.
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.
The EU funded project, European Theatre Lab, co-ordinated by European Theatre Convention, published two final publications to share its experiences and learning to the wider theatre communities and interested professionals: 1) Digital theatre a casebook and 2) Drama goes digital vs Theatre invades digital — Suggestions and recommendations for publicly funded theatres, policymakers and funders at the local, national and European level. On the Move was associated to the evaluation of this project.
The publication by NEMO - Network of European Museum Organisations - presents an overview of existing award schemes together with easily accessible information of how museums can apply to the awards.The aim of the publication is to encourage museums to become acquainted with some of the most important award schemes in Europe and to consider the idea of competing for one of them.
IN SITU is the European network specifically focused on artistic creation in public space. This document is based on the final report of IN SITU Platform sent to the European Commission in January 2018. Highlights include: Anticipated impacts from the IN SITU Platform evaluation framework; Feedback from IN SITU partners and participating artists; Observations from key events over the course of IN SITU, including: Travellings in 2015, 2016 and 2017 in Marseille and the Emerging Lab in Hull in 2017. This document has been done in partnership with On the Move as part of its evaluation contribution.
The document, by the UCLG Committee on Culture, provides practical guidance to local and regional governments, civil society organisations, private organisations, culture and development professionals, and other stakeholders that are involved in strengthening partnerships, policies, projects and practices around the place of culture in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
KULTURSISTEMA proposes a matrix (or set of matrices) used for categorisation in order to interpret and map cultural and creative ecosystems. It aims to reflect their diversity in terms of sectors and subsectors, links to the value chain, the typology of agents who are engaged in this area, and the characteristics of the impacts and fundamental returns.
In collaboration with On the Move and DutchCulture, IETM has published a new Toolkit for fairer international collaborations, written by Mike van Graan. The publication explores why and how artists and cultural professionals can adopt a more equitable approach to international and intercultural collaborations. La publication 'Au delà de la curiosité et du désir d’ailleurs : vers des engagements artistiques internationaux plus équitables' est également disponible en français.
The Ultimate Cookbook for Cultural Managers - Visas for Third Country National Artists Travelling to the Schengen Area is the fifth publication of the RISE project. The European Festivals Association (EFA) and Pearle*- Live Performance Europe have teamed up to improve knowledge on legal and managerial aspects on cross-border cooperation within the EFA RISE project, funded by the Creative Europe Programme from the European Union from 2014 until 2017, and renewed until 2021 as EFA RISE 2. In this hands-on guide, you will find everything you need to know about travelling in the Schengen area from a third country, and you will be able to navigate the complexity of these regulations.