The ITI yearbook 2018 is addressing the issue of the condition and perspectives of artistic cooperation. Festival curators, ensemble directors and networkers report from their experience with international work. Contributors are among others: Chang Nai Wen, Martine Dennewald, Annika Hampel, Günther Heeg, Marta Keil, Krystel Khoury, Jens Van Lathem, Kerstin Ortmeier, Iulia PopoviciZoë Svendsen and Anmol Vellani.
The special issue of Interartive on Walking Art / Walking Aesthetics aims at the presentation of papers and art projects that examine or use walking as a contemporary art practice. Since the Situationists, walking has become a widespread contemporary art practice that has at least two aspects: the one is that of a way of experiencing the environment and the body and possibly create artworks from the attained experiences (art of walking). The other aspect is walking art as an independent art medium; a way to initiate works that are autonomously defined and create artworks (walking art). The papers and projects that have been submitted to this special issue reflect on issues that cover various aspects of both the art of walking and the walking art issues.
European Disability Arts Festivals, a list compiled by British Council / Disability Arts International
This is an extensive (but not comprehensive) directory of European disability arts festivals whose remit is (primarily) to support the presentation of, and discussion about, work made by disabled artists and/or inclusive companies. This list has been compiled using desk research, recommendations from key partners and user-submitted entries.
This session in IETM Munich brought together performing arts producers and their structures from different countries to share examples of cooperation, good practices and explain their business models and structures. This report summarises the findings from the three roundtables held during the session on hierarchical models within producing organisations, the relationship between the artist and the producer, and stories of success and failure regarding international cooperation.
With this website, Flanders Arts Institute aims to inform artists and art professionals from Belgium and abroad by providing easy access to information about residencies and workspaces in the fields of visual arts, performing arts and music in Flanders and Brussels as well as internationally.
The RRR4 residencies, Study Room Guides and Toolkits are supported by, and form part of Live Art Development Agency/ LADA’s contribution to, the Collaborative Arts Partnership Programme (CAPP), a transnational programme funded by the European Union focusing on collaborative practices with the aim of engaging new participants and enhancing mobility and exchange for artists.
'Working internationally and collaboratively is not rocket science. It requires hard work, interest and long hours. It is sometimes infuriating, often puzzling, but also rewarding. We have chosen to work collaboratively and internationally because we are curious and strongly believe larger networks can lead to new possibilities for individual artists and enable development of their artistry. Co-produced, co-funded, co-created productions strengthen the art community by bringing new work opportunities, parameters and models. It widens the horizon of everyone involved. This we say with confidence after 15-20 years in the business. Leading to not only successful and complicated but also failed projects, on our roster'. Read this practical and resourceful guide by ÁSA RICHARDSDÓTTIR and LENE BANG HENNINGSEN.
This E-connector - supported by ASEF Culture360 in partnership with the Luxemburgish Agency for Cultural Affairs and Planting Rice - comes in the form of a glossary which will help to tackle some key issues related to the mobility of artists and cultural professionals between Asia and Europe, be it for touring, residency, collaborations, training, meeting participation, exploration visit for a project, job shadowing experience and more.
The website Artistic Residencies is a systematized and up-to-date database concerning Polish artistic residencies and artwork of their residents. The website is operated by the National Centre for Culture Poland and was created in partnership with A-I-R Laboratory Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle. It is aimed for professionals and institutions interested in cooperation and creating artistic residencies in Eastern Europe and for artists seeking residencies in Poland.
This publication (edited by XTRAX and coordinated by Circostrada) delivers the dynamic conclusions of all the sessions, reported by the five facilitators: Josephine Burns, Anaïs Biaux, Bettina Linstrum, Marie Le Sourd and Susan Haedicke. (La publication est aussi disponible en français)
This website gives theatre professionals practical advice on producing a stage play and taking a show on the road. The toolkit includes budget examples, sample contracts, tips for distribution of duties and other essential production tools. Main target groups: production managers, producers, directors.
touring artists, the information portal for artists and cultural professionals working internationally, published a new piece of information on the topic ‘residencies‘. The information for Germany-based artists searching a residency abroad and for artists abroad looking for an opportunity in Germany was collected by On the Move, in collaboration with DutchCulture I TransArtists.
The present volume covers and reflects on several crucial issues that shape the contemporary age, and provides some new and fresh perspectives about the challenges of mobility.
AIR Array: Perspectives on Artist in Residence Programmes is a compilation of content developed during the event AIR ARRAY: Meeting of Artist in Residence Programmes and Mobility Workshop for Artists which was held at Matadero Madrid and Casa de Velázquez - Académie de France à Madrid in March 2015. The publication features summaries of activities which took place over the three days of the event as well as essays further exploring the key issues raised.
The main goal of this project led by Mercat de les Flors in Barcelona was to support development, mobility and exchange for dance artists. This cooperation project followed the principles of the European Dancehouse Network (EDN), the umbrella organisation for most of the module-dance project partners. Delve into this inspiring and well-done publication!
The 2012 - 2015 activities of keðja, the Nordic-Baltic EU supported project for the contemporary dance field was evaluated by Mary Ann DeVlieg and Judith Staines. Find the evaluation report online.
The magazine features articles, interviews and a discussion forum that offer an extensive range of views. Some of these are optimistic while others challenge or criticise the raison d’être and the workings of a network devoted to art creation and the meaning of the word “networking” within the contemporary art system.
The artist Julien Friedler invites you to leave a trace in our human world. How does it work? he chose six questions he considers essential and which are at the basis of any of our societies. He invites anybody to answer it. We may all have a word to say, a short story in relation to the subject. The questionnaires will be then printed and placed at the heart of columns. Each column will finally include 5,000 questionnaires and all of them will form the Forest of Souls. The association Spirit of Boz supported financially On the Move in the year 2013.
Art for Change: Documentation of the Forum on the Conclusion of the Swiss Cultural Programme in South Eastern Europe (SCP)
Culture and the arts are building blocks of human existence. They make an essential contribution to the development of societies and can fulfil important roles in conflict situations and in democratic reconstruction. Acting on this conviction, Switzerland launched a long-term programme to promote the arts and culture in South Eastern Europe and Ukraine in 1999. From 2008 to 2013 the programme focused on the countries of the Western Balkans and trans-border projects. Find out more with the online final publication.
ECF has prepared the publication "10 Years STEP Beyond Travel Grants (2003-2013)" offering an overview of the past, present and future of ECF’s flagship mobility grants programme, as well as giving a voice to some of the cultural change-makers involved.