Following a trial last year, digital research project, Insight, is now live and is inviting museums and heritage sites in the UK to join trial participants to receive a free report detailing what factors most greatly influence visitor spend for their site. Continue reading
A one-day conference, taking place at Hull Truck Theatre, Digital Utopias will inspire and spark debate about how new technologies are enabling creativity across the arts. The conference will capture topical and diverse approaches to curation, archiving, collecting and creating from a range of art forms, from the visual arts to theatre.
The Digital R&D Fund for the Arts supports collaboration between organisations who produce arts projects, with technology providers and researchers who want to use digital technology to enhance a diverse audience reach across the digital landscape, or to develop new business models for the arts sector. Continue reading
The Space, the experimental digital arts service developed by Arts Council England and the BBC, is applying to the BBC Trust to be re-launched in Spring/Summer 2014 as a dynamic new space for artists and audiences to invent and explore brilliant digital art. Continue reading
After the success of last years’ Open exhibition, we were keen to hold another. Oxheys Mill Studios have kindly agreed to host in their fabulous Project Space again but we have also arranged with the new Korova Arts Cafe in Preston for some additional exhibition space. This will increase exposure and provide more opportunities for sales. The Private View event will be held at Oxheys on 22nd August, with another event held at Korova on Saturday 24th August. LAN Flyer
This summer will see the first Python Arts Festival held at all four Python Galleries across the North East and North West of England from the 20 July to the 3 August 2013. The exhibition is open to all artists in the North East and North West whether professional, amateur or student. Continue reading
Book now for the free Digital R&D in the Arts Forum at Manchester Town Hall on Wednesday 6 February.
This free event will explore the nature of collaborative technology relationships, risk taking and knowledge sharing in the arts informed by the experience of various initiatives including, but not restricted to, the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts. Continue reading
Part of the Artlab Contemporary Print programme, Talking Prints is a series of talks by artists exploring issues within contemporary printmaking, discussing current research, new developments in technologies and professional studio practice. Following the talk, there will be opportunity to network and view the artist’s portfolio.