Mobility Library

Reports, policy documents, guides and other publications – from On the Move and around the wider sector.
366 resources
  • A Practical Guide to Touring Across Europe for UK Performing Artists and Companies

    UK artists and companies can still tour in Europe and this is how! Artsadmin have created a simple, practical guide to support and empower UK-based individual artists and small companies working in theatre, dance and live art to continue to tour work across Europe.

    Online Publications
    2021
    Touring
  • SHIFT Cultural Leadership Annotated Bibliography

    The main goal of this annotated bibliography is to explore the concept of Cultural Leadership by adopting a community oriented understanding. Going beyond the idea of the leader as the sole enactor of change, it understands change as a transformational process that can be kickstarted by innovation entrepreneurs in touch with the organisational community.

    Online Publications
    2021
  • SHIFT Environmental Sustainability and the Arts Annotated Bibliography

    The SHIFT Environmental Sustainability and the Arts Annotated Bibliography serves cultural networks and their members by providing key resources, literature, and inspiring examples for the development of environmentally sustainable practices. The bibliography is meant as a supporting tool for cultural organisations and professionals from all arts disciplines and cultural fields.

    Online Publications
    2021
    Environment & Sustainability
  • SHIFT Fact Sheets on Green Certification and Carbon Calculators

    The SHIFT Fact Sheets on Green Certification and Carbon Calculators have been created by ELIA, a globally connected network for higher arts education, as output for the environmental sustainability strand of the SHIFT – Shared Initiatives for Training project, which focuses on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13: Climate Action.

    Online Publications
    2021
    Environment & Sustainability
  • Time to Act: How Lack of Knowledge in the Cultural Sector Creates Barriers for Disabled Artists and Audiences

    Time to Act: How lack of knowledge in the cultural sector creates barriers for disabled artists and audiences presents the preliminary findings from On the Move’s ongoing research for the British Council as part of Europe Beyond Access. This major new study is based on a review of literature, a large-scale open survey, and a series of interviews.

    Online Publications
    2021
    Diversity & Equality
  • Social Protection in the Cultural and Creative Sector: Country Practices and Innovations

    The paper reviews policy and legal frameworks in selected countries (Global, Mexico, United States of America, Argentina, Uruguay, Spain, France, Germany, Ireland) that have pursued specific solutions to extend social security in the creative and culture sector, in order to identify entry points and mechanisms for expanding coverage. Policy options ensuring the adequacy and the sustainability of such systems are discussed, taking into account particular employment circumstances in the sector, such as fluctuating employment status, irregular incomes, intermittent nature of work, and geographic mobility.

    Online Publications
    2021
    Laws & Regulations
  • The Situation of Artists and Cultural Workers and the post-COVID-19 Cultural Recovery in the European Union

    The Situation of Artists and Cultural Workers and the postCOVID-19 Cultural Recovery in the European Union is a background analysis prepared for the European Parliament. It provides an overview of key characteristics of artists' and cultural workers’ status across Europe, their working conditions, precariousness and career paths. It outlines the justification for specific policy solutions and provides a mapping of key challenges for a European framework for working conditions in the cultural and creative sectors and industries.

    Online Publications
    2021
  • Guide de ressources Québec-France en arts visuels

    Projets de coopération, résidences d'artistes en France, opportunités de financements, démarches administratives, découvrez le guide élaboré par le service des affaires culturelles de la Délégation générale du Québec à Paris.

    Online Publications
    2021
  • A Safety Guide for Artists

    When an artist first faces risk, there are not a lot of roadmaps: the experience can be incredibly isolating and disorienting. ARC - Artists at Risk Connection’s A Safety Guide for Artists explores topics such as defining and understanding risk, preparing for threats, fortifying digital safety, documenting persecution, finding assistance, and recovering from trauma.

    Online Publications, Websites
    2021
    Human Rights
  • Joining the Dots / Bridging the Gap(s): A Reflection on the European Project, IN SITU ACT (2016-2020)

    This report presents an overview of IN SITU ACT (2016-2020), and a reflection on some of the highlights of this European cultural cooperation project which was awarded co-funding from the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union. The 4-year programme strengthened a platform for artistic creation in public space through an extensive series of artistic encounters, taking diverse formats and organised across many countries of Europe. The report was done in collaboration with On the Move, written by Judith Staines. It includes a preface related to artistic mentoring and professional development by Lene Bang Henningsen.

    Online Publications
    2021
    Outdoor Arts
  • Create in Public Space: Infographics and Learning Points

    This report evaluates the implementation and dissemination of the MOOC ‘Create in Public space », produced by FAI-AR in partnership with IN SITU from September 2017 till August 2019. This MOOC was supported as well by the French Ministry of Culture and ArtCena. This report, done in collaboration with On the Move (Maïa Sert) relies on materials collected from December 2019 to August 2020. Using, analysing and sharing both quantitative and qualitative form of data, this report aims to be both useful for users of MOOC but also for organisations interested in investing in MOOC particularly at a European and international level.

    Online Publications
    2020
    Education & Training, Outdoor Arts
  • The Status and Working Conditions of Artists and Cultural and Creative Professionals

    The study looks at characteristics of employment of artists and cultural and creative professionals in EU Member States with regard to: artist status and entitlements, social security, self-employment, support ecosystems and alternative financing, artistic freedom, career development, measures countering the Covid crisis. The European Commission conducted this study in close collaboration with several sectoral stakeholder organisations: Culture Action Europe, IETM, On the Move, PEARLE - Live Performance Europe and Freemuse.

    Online Publications
    2020
    Working Conditions