Art Moves Africa (AMA) proudly presents « Mobility &Touring in East Africa », a research commissioned in 2011 and implemented by Hildegard Kiel on the performing arts sector in East Africa. The objective of the research was to identify the main actors of the performing arts field in East Africa and to analyse the relevance and frequency of artistic mobility from that geographical area towards the whole African continent.
After a two year collaboration the ON-AiR partners present: ON-AiR: Reflecting on the mobility of artists in Europe. With this publication the partners of the ON-AiR project aim to take you on a ‘journey’, reflecting on the current state of mobility in which the artists in Europe operate and their art flourishes. It also includes a summary of the results and outcomes of the ON-AiR project.
As foreseen in the Work Plan for Culture 2011-2014, the European Commission set up in May 2011 an EU expert group on mobility information standards to develop common content and quality standards for information and advice relating to the mobility of artists and cultural professionals. The group included On the Move, and worked out a document entitled "information standards for the mobility of artists and cultural professionals" which offers policy makers in the EU Members States with practical guidance for setting up information services in their countries.
IN TRANSIT. A study on international law and the mobility of artists, art works, cultural goods and services
The aim of the IN TRANSIT study is to provide an overview of the main international legal instruments which impact on the mobility of artists, art works, cultural goods and services. Case studies of bilateral and multilateral legal agreements give practical insight into how legal instruments are used by countries across the world to enhance cross- border mobility. The study was commissioned by the UNESCO to Richard Poláček & Judith Staines and is now available in English and French.
Music repertoire from the European Union is widely played on radio and downloaded by consumers in the EU, but artists from the region struggle to achieve recognition and success within EU countries. The results of an extensive study about the cross border flow of music repertoire within the EU, carried out by European Music Office, in partnership with Eurosonic Noordeslag and Nielsen, in January 2012.
The SPACE network invested on the improvement of the sector's intermediaries capacity building in view of fruitful and sustainable mobility. This exploratory mapping is meant to initiate a reflection on the sector's organisational models and dynamics. The research was conducted by Cristina Farinha in 2011.
Report of the Symposium exploring mobility in the Arab world and around the Mediterranean, June 2011, Arab Education Forum
Report of the Istikshaf symposium on mobility in the Arab world and around the Mediterranean
The SPACE project has undertaken experimental research in linking and sharing data on international performing arts touring across Europe and produced some extraordinary maps through the Travelogue.
EP Report on promoting workers' mobility within the European Union (Parlament Resolution on free movement, October 2011)
The Committee on Employment and Social Affairs of the European Parlament adopted an report on promoting workers’ mobility within the European Union in response to a Commission communication on the question.
In three parts (Practices, Sites, and Networks) the Re-tooling residencies book serves as an analytical and practical investigation into the field of artist residencies as it applies to Eastern Europe.
Emerging realities in the European space: Complexity, mobility and intercultural dynamics, new CIDOB publication
CIDOB is the Barcelona´s centre for international affairs. Since 1995, one of CIDOB's priority subjects has been reflection and analysis of intercultural dynamics. This publication aims to explore the emergence of Europe in a context of globalization, deterritorialization and complex cultural dynamics.
Finland. Tinfo - the Finnish Theatre Information Center, partner to the EU mobility pilot project Practics, carried out a mapping of the Mobility Information services in Finland.
KEA publication on Implementing cultural provisions of CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement: How do they benefit the Caribbean cultural sector?
In the framework of a study commissioned by the European Centre for Development Policy Management KEA has analyzed the state of implementation of the Cariforum-EU Economic Partnership Agreement at national and EU level.
The EU Culture Forum 2011 is now over - took place 20-21 October in Brussels - however it is worth keeping the 4 thematic papers on digitisation, skills, civil society empowerment in third countries, Culture as an investment for EU regions written for the background documentation.
Organised in May 2011 by ISIS in collaboration with Turning Point North East, the national network for the visual arts, the Lab primer and final recommendation, both authored by Judith Staines, have been made available. This Lab was organised in a moment that mobility and especially visas are becoming an increasingly important issue for artists and arts organisations in the UK wishing to bring in artists from outside Europe.
This report gathers background information and minutes of the meeting of EU mobility projects that took place in 19-20 May in Budapest, Hungary, organised by On the Move.
The Art of Difference : From Europe as a cultural project to EU policies for culture, by Gottfried Wagner (2011)
Gottfried Wagner, former Director of the European Cultural Foundation, has written a new publication looking at Europe as a cultural project and the development of EU policies for culture. Available in pdf - free download.
On 12th May 2011, the European Parliament approved a resolution on the cultural dimensions of the EU’s external actions, which calls for the creation of a cultural visa for third-party artists and professionals in the cultural field.
The first article of this dossier is devoted to mobility in the Mediterranean: A Dynamic Mediterranean: Creative Networks, Representation, Mobility.
This dossier was commissioned by IETM in order to help artists and cultural operators involved in artistic activities in situations of extreme conflict look at their own work with an evaluative eye. It was edited by Y. Raj Isar (independent cultural expert and scholar).