On 12 December 2012 around 80 experts from the fields of European cultural affairs and external cultural relations met in Brussels in order to discuss the perceptions and expectations for European external cultural relations from the outside, in particular in countries in Asia and Africa, since many European cultural co-operation projects focus on those regions.
How can Europe make clear what it stands for? How can Europe show that it goes beyond words and takes action? What are the advantages of a common European foreign cultural policy? And how can Europe benefit from its specific capabilities? Thirty authors from twenty countries answer these questions in the new edition of Culture Report.
Commissioned by On The Move to creative industries environmental experts Julie’s Bicycle, the Green Mobility Guide offers practical recommendations for professionals across the performing arts, case studies and resources, including the Julie’s Bicycle “IG tool” for tracking carbon emissions while on tour.
The meeting organised by UNESCO from 15 to 17 May, in the Chinese city of Hangzhou, aimed to assess the role of culture in achieving the Millennium Development Goals at the same time as to lay the foundations for the inclusion of a specific goal focused on culture in the post-2015 UN development agenda, thus helping to support heritage, diversity, creativity and the transmission of knowledge.
Rio+20 and culture. Advocating for Culture as a Pillar of Sustainability is a summary of the strategy that the Committee on culture of United Cities and Local Governments developed in 2010-2012 to influence the process towards the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) which took place in Rio de Janeiro on 20-22 June 2012.
This Culturelink’s publication marks twenty years of its continuous networking and research activities in cultural development, cultural policies, intercultural communication and international cultural cooperation. 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. Special consideration is given to the position of cultural networks within cultural policy structures and to the effective usage of innovative information and communication technologies.
This publication is a follow-up of the previous study conducted in 2006 on the circulation of circus and street artworks in Europe. It aims to work out the impacts of the global economic crisis on mobility in the sector.
This final report is the outcome of the work of the Open Method of Coordination Working Group of European Union Member States Experts on Mobility Support Programmes, a group of twenty-five experts representing an equal number of EU Member States that expressed an interest in participating. The Working Group was launched in early 2011 under the Council Work Plan for Culture 2011-2014 which implements the European Agenda for Culture
ON-AiR: Reflecting on the mobility of artists in Europe
European tool for artists; mobility workshops and training programs on artist-in-residence (AiR) opportunities.
International AiR programs and other mobility schemes are an integral part of art practice today. AiR centres function as alternative ‘academies’, catalysing artistic intelligence and dialogue. Hosts, guests, peers, and the public explore, build, and share knowledge and experience, that cross borders and cultures. Through AiR programs artistic resources are accumulated and distributed.
The journey wich is full of surprise
As these backstage snippets of conversation, advice and cathartic confessions from interviews with experienced international co-producers in Europe and Asia demonstrate, it is high time for this publication.