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Art and Mobility. An Introduction | HERMAN BASHIRON MENDOLICCHIO

Art and Mobility. An Introduction | HERMAN BASHIRON MENDOLICCHIO

Español Intro The primary purpose of this special issue on “Art and Mobility” is to reflect on the multiple aspects of cultural and artistic mobility and to open the way towards a transdisciplinary field of study that increasingly claims its place in the analysis and research of the social and cultural dynamics of the contemporary…

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International Mobility: a Prerequisite for Intercultural Dialogue | FERDINAND RICHARD – ROBERTO CIMETTA FUND

International Mobility: a Prerequisite for Intercultural Dialogue | FERDINAND RICHARD – ROBERTO CIMETTA FUND

  “Mobility” and “intercultural dialogue” have become everyday words in the global discourse. Yet faced with the urgency of political decision-making, nations as well as local authorities (or coalitions and networks of one and/or the other) would do well to take the time to understand these words, since misinterpreting their significance could have costly effects….

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The Roberto Cimetta Fund’s contribution to the mobility of artists and cultural operators between Europe and the Arab world | ANGIE COTTE – ROBERTO CIMETTA FUND

The Roberto Cimetta Fund’s contribution to the mobility of artists and cultural operators between Europe and the Arab world | ANGIE COTTE – ROBERTO CIMETTA FUND

Istikshaf Platform. Exploring Mobility in the Mediterranean The Roberto Cimetta Fund runs a mobility programme for artists and cultural operators travelling in and around the Euro-Arab region. Since 1999, the Fund has supported over 1400 individual round-trip travel grants that contribute to capacity-building, exchanges and art production both in the host and home countries. We…

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Mobility happens anyway: let’s make it happen better! | MARIE LE SOURD & ELENA DI FEDERICO – ON THE MOVE

Mobility happens anyway: let’s make it happen better! | MARIE LE SOURD & ELENA DI FEDERICO – ON THE MOVE

Mobility happens anyway… Long before the recognition of its importance by European policies and programmes (including the current Culture Programme and the upcoming Creative Europe), which made the word become suspiciously fashionable, cultural mobility has been a reality and a key element for the personal and professional development of artists, cultural operators and professionals for…

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The Silent University | AARON CEZAR & LAURA CARDERERA – DELFINA FOUNDATION

The Silent University | AARON CEZAR & LAURA CARDERERA – DELFINA FOUNDATION

Mobility is central to the contemporary arts.  Biennials, art fairs, residencies, conferences, workshops and exchange programmes have come to define the art world, how it does its ‘business’, and how artists develop their practice through international exposure.  Perhaps for this reason, mobility has also been an ongoing concern of contemporary artists.  Bouchra Khalili’s Mapping Journey…

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Still Moving and Learning? Questioning previous and further research | XABIER LANDABIDEA, MATINA MAGKOU, CRISTINA ORTEGA

Still Moving and Learning? Questioning previous and further research | XABIER LANDABIDEA, MATINA MAGKOU, CRISTINA ORTEGA

Abstract: The Artists´ Moving and Learning study explored the added value of mobility of European artists on Life Long Learning processes from a qualitative and experiential point of view. Recognising the relevance of researching artistic mobility, this article revisits its initial approach and main findings in light of the present development of the economic crisis…

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Artists Moving in Europe: International Mobility and Cultural Policies | FABIEN BARTHELEMY – PACTE-CNRS

Artists Moving in Europe: International Mobility and Cultural Policies | FABIEN BARTHELEMY – PACTE-CNRS

In 2011, a French report ordered by the ministry of culture (Deniau, 2011) about cultural exchanges pointed out that the term “desire for Europe” qualifies french artists’ international mobility. In accordance with this, since 2007, the European institutions have been promoting artistic mobility as a way to develop culture and the creative sector in Europe.This…

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Identities and Geographies in Motion: How Art Challenges its Boundaries | CRISTINA COLOMBO

Identities and Geographies in Motion: How Art Challenges its Boundaries | CRISTINA COLOMBO

.The drama of contemporaneity is that we don’t  identify any more in a single city, we are chameleonic nomads who become the city in which they live. We are no longer cives, but astronauts in a flexible space and stateless persons, uprooted from the places of birth, simulating different experiences of cities. Therefore, there are…

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Digital Constellation in the ‘Contemporary’ | SRINIVAS ADITYA MOPIDEVI

Digital Constellation in the ‘Contemporary’ | SRINIVAS ADITYA MOPIDEVI

The challenge of talking about the past in its general totality has been two-fold. First, there is an assumption that history is a single, grand, linear idea of time that needs to be peeled away layer by layer, filled gap by gap, all the while maintaining objectivity intact. Second is the belief that the chronology…

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La Movilidad Nómada como Subjetividad Crítica | MIREIA FELIU FABRA

La Movilidad Nómada como Subjetividad Crítica | MIREIA FELIU FABRA

Català 1. Introducción La movilidad es, sin ninguna duda, uno de los ejes vertebradores y estructuradores, sobretodo a nivel social y económico, de la contemporaneidad. Hablamos de una movilidad que afecta tanto a personas, bienes, capital, como información. El presente artículo quiere ser una introducción a la investigación desarrollada por la autora entorno al concepto…

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