CWL EVENTS ARCHIVE

This page summarises all of the events and activities that Creativeworks London has produced or was involved in. Included are also events and activities that were organised by our collaborators and/or partners.

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Event:
Digital Utopias
Start:
January 20, 2015 10:00 am
End:
January 20, 2015 7:00 pm
Cost:
£6.00 plus fee
Category:
Updated:
December 4, 2014
Venue:
Hull Truck Theatre
Address:
Hull, HU2 8LB, United Kingdom

Digital Utopias is a one-day conference which will inspire and incite debate about how new technologies are enabling creativity across the arts. The conference aims to capture topical and diverse approaches to curation, archiving, collecting and creating from a range of art forms, from the visual arts to theatre.

The event will provide an opportunity to discuss new tools and emergent practice, whilst delegates will connect with international arts organisations and specialists in the field to unpick the creative and critical challenges facing organisations today.

What to expect on the day:

  • panel discussions on tech collaborations and how to activate the public space
  • clinics on open data, preservation and archiving
  • showcases and presentations from artists, technologists, curators and writers from the fields of literature, craft and performance

Programme Summary

Digital Utopias will offer an exciting programme that will activate various spaces throughout Hull Truck Theatre.

Topical debates will take over the main auditorium where we will celebrate the connections between contemporary digital practice and art and technology histories; examine how organisations are redefining social spaces through networked objects and thinking machines, plus we invite insightful critiques of current art/tech collaborations.

In the studio theatre artists, curators and thinkers will showcase tools and practice covering:Digital sculpture, wearables and smart devices; interactivity, motion tracking and video mapping in dance and theatre; New publishing and distribution methods.

In the classroom we will host run two clinics one on what to do with your organisational data and the second on ensuring long term access to digital information through collecting, archiving and preservation.

Click here for more information and to book yourself a place.

 

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Creativeworks London is one of four Knowledge Exchange Hubs for the Creative Economy funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to develop strategic partnerships with creative businesses and cultural organisations, to strengthen and diversify their collaborative research activities and increase the number of arts and humanities researchers actively engaged in research-based knowledge exchange.