Mobility Library

Reports, policy documents, guides and other publications – from On the Move and around the wider sector.
371 resources
  • Cultural Relations in the New Normal cover - title text on a soft orange-beige background.
    Cultural Relations in the New Normal

    Part of the Alteration programme, this handbook offers a glimpse at several case studies in order to shed light on how exactly international cultural relations were made possible in 2020 and 2021, focusing on projects delivered by mainly Ukrainian and European organisations.

    Online Publications
    2021
  • A silhouette of a person talking outdoors on a phone. They are blurry and indistinct. Layered onto the photo, a Jackson Pollock riot of orange and yellow paint - a firestorm.
    Status and Working Conditions for Artists, Cultural and Creative Professionals

    The Status and Working Conditions for Artists, Cultural and Creative Professionals report is the result of a brainstorming meeting organised by Voices of Culture on 27-28 April 2021. It was presented to the European Commission in a Dialogue Meeting on 29 June 2021. Among chapters on the legal status of artists, their financial situations (encompassing fair pay, collective bargaining, intellectual property, etc.), and research and lifelong learning, there is also a chapter dedicated to mobility. 

    Online Publications
    2021
    Environment & Sustainability, Working Conditions
  • Cover for easy read version of Touring in Europe.
    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
  • A lightbulb icon on the cover of the SHIFT Cultural Leadership Annotated Bibliography.
    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
  • An icon of a wide, orange eye, the pupil replaced by the Earth, on the cover of the SHIFT Environmental Sustainability and the Arts Annotated Bibliography.
    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
  • Page of a SHIFT fact sheet - packed with text and info.
    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
  • Front cover of Time to Act - white page with title text and partner logos.
    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
  • Publication cover with graphic of upward leading ramp built from tessellated triangles.
    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
  • Blurred out theatre auditorium, seen behind a sign that says 'Sorry we are closed - Covid-19'.
    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
  • A wall of graffiti showing female forms in a swirling pattern of currents.
    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 higgledy-piggledy stack of geometric shapes - triangles, circles and curves, precariously balanced.
    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
  • A multiple exposure photo of a fencer, who appears as a shadowy form in three stances, surrounded by bright trails of light.
    European Funded Projects 2019: Focus on Circus and Street Arts
    Online Publications
    2020