Launch of Networks: The evolving aspects of Culture in the 21st Century, edited by Culturelink Network
Researchers from all continents investigate the role and relevance that cultural networks have in cultural development and communication, and new perspectives of cultural networking in the 21st century - One chapter is dedicated to Mobility. Not for free.
Report on support for international arts activity - issues for national arts funding agencies, IFACCA, March 2011
D’Art Report No. 40 describes the agencies involved in supporting international arts activities, the scope of and budgets for this support, and the range of policy objectives, priorities and evaluation processes evident in the research. Version française dans l'article
The New Media Workers Research Platform, which happened in Shanghai, China, in 2010, explored the living and working conditions of new media workers in Asia and Europe. A group of new media practitioners, artists and civil society organisers, discussed and researched the transformations taking place in the web-based industries in the two regions. The research is then published online in a project website – Transit Labour Circuits, Regions, Borders.
Artists Moving & Learning European comparative report: "Artists’ mobility should be understood as an investment in human capital"
Artists moving and learning - the research project that analysed artistic mobility in Europe from an educational and lifelong learning perspective has just been released. Now you can read the European comparative study as well as the ten National reports.
On the Move has endorsed and contributed to the common position of the mobility pilot projects on the new EU Culture programme. This joint paper was oficially presented to the European Commission at the Stakeholder Consultation Meeting that took place in Brussels on the 16th February.
The drivers and obstacles to the mobility of EU researchers have a lot in common with those of artists. Find out the similarities between artists and scientists mobility by reading the MORE study - Mobility and Career Paths of EU Researchers, requested by the European Commission and published by EURAXESS, the researchers in motion website.
The International Coalition for Arts, Human Rights & Social Justice is a network of aligned people and organisations who represent social and cultural movements, human rights organisations, artist collectives and associations, artist residencies, host cities and communities of conscience.
With the objective to draft a demand driven strategy responding to the needs of the cultural field in partner countries, the European Commission has requested a report to Fanny Bouquerel and Basma El Husseiny to identify strategic areas for both the public authorities and the civil society. Mobility is considered a key issue.
the study pursued two main goals: mapping the Italian situation of information offer and demand related to culture mobility, and defining a set of quality criteria to apply to a Mobility Infopoint which could possibly be set up in Italy. (version française dans l'article)
The European Commission has adopted in July 2010 a report setting out in a consolidated way the rights of Europeans to live and work in another EU country. In the meanwhile, a new Eurobarometer survey was released sheding light on Europeans' attitudes to workers mobility: it seems more and more Europeans see mobility as a good thing, except... for families.
This report sums up the discussions that took place in Madrid this May between the department heads and professionals in charge of music and the performing arts from the Ministries of Culture in the European Union Member States wihtin the agenda of the Spanish Presidency of the EU.
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The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) and On-the-Move.org announce the publication of a new report Mapping Asia-Europe Cultural Cooperation. This study was carried out by Judith Staines and maps the Asia-Europe government-to-government bilateral cultural agreements between ASEM country partners.
Virtual mobility: a contribution to artistic innovations, participatory approach and new angle of policy making: an interview with Judith Staines
On-the-Move has launched last April "Excited Atoms" an exploration of virtual mobility in the contemporary performing arts. The author, Judith Staines, in an interview to Lidia Varbanova from the Labforculture.org describes the main challenges raised by the virtual mobility world to artists and policy makers.
Report resulting from IGBK experts' meeting on 'Mobility in the visual arts sector in Europe' that took place at the Atelierhaus Salzamt in Linz, Austria, last December 2009. IGBK is the International Association for Visual Arts.
2009 Symposium "Performing Arts Report: International mobility and the status of artists in the performing arts"
On 4-6 May 2010, approximately 250 theatre and dance makers from Germany and abroad, scholars as well as representatives from the realm of cultural politics discussed "The Status of Theatre and Dance Makers in the Context of International Mobility" in Berlin’s Arts Academy. This report gives account of the discussions, speakers and participants.
The feasibility study on European information systems supporting the mobility of artists and cultural workers was published in April 2009.
In 2010, OTM has launched "Excited Atoms" an exploration of virtual mobility in the contemporary performing arts. The study looks at what virtual mobility means, and gives an overview of the different ways in which artists use new technologies – and thus being also more ‘green’. The Excited Atoms study was funded by OTM member Fundacion Autor, and presents some of the most critical issues and motivations for artists, cultural producers and promoters to collaborate, share, make, question, present and innovate using virtual mobility.
Recommendations on Culture Mobility from the 4 Arts Mobility Pilot Projects Changing Room, e.Mobility, Practics and Space have been published and handed over to the Expert Group on artists' mobility set up under the EU's Open Method of Coordination (OMC). (version française dans l'article)
Culturemondo published a survey of cultural portals.