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.

CWL Events Archive

Introducing copyright workshop

Date: July 29, 2015

As one of the main forms of intellectual property, copyright protects a variety of created works, from literary and artistic works to broadcasts and software. Most entrepreneurs will create copyright material in the course of running their business, as well as potentially wishing to use the work of others. Copyright can be a key asset in business, allowing its owners …

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Creative Collaboration: Practice meets Research

Date: July 24, 2015 – July 26, 2015

As part of Choreodrome, we are offering two professional development workshops over the summer. Places are free but limited, and will be awarded to those who we believe will receive the most benefit from taking part. You can apply for both workshops or you can just apply for one. This workshop is for both choreographers and academic researchers. Interdisciplinary collaboration …

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Introduction to the field of Digital Humanities

Date: July 23, 2015

Presented by Dr Anouk Lang, the University of Edinburgh This lecture will introduce attendees to the field of Digital Humanities (DH). Beginning with some background on the field’s intellectual history, interdisciplinary character and major debates, we’ll then move on to an investigation of a few digital projects and tools in the areas of history and literary studies. We will consider what it …

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Guardian Live: The next London Mayor?

Date: July 20, 2015

As voting begins on who the Labour candidate for London Mayor will be, we bring together all six candidates face to face with a panel of leading Guardian columnists to discuss why they should have the chance to be the next Mayor. Hosted by Hugh Muir and with questions from Londoners across the city via Changing London (who produced a …

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Audio and music hackathon

Date: July 18, 2015 – July 19, 2015

A hacking session in which participants will conceptualize, create and present their projects. Anything goes as long as its music and/or audio related. The Audio and Music Hackathon will take place the weekend of July 18th – 19th, from 11am to 7pm, Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, it will start with an introduction to the event, and it will end …

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Lunchtime talk – Hopscotch into the Archives, Lily Ford

Date: July 17, 2015

Join Creativeworks London Researcher in Residence Lily Ford, discussing her experiences of exploring the colourful history of Ben Uri through its Archives. Click here to read Lily’s blog post Hopscotch into the Archives.

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Small Business Saturday UK Launch event (Exchange at Somerset House)

Date: July 16, 2015

Small Business Saturday UK is a not-for-profit campaign which exists to support, promote and inspire small businesses, on 5th December this year, and beyond. The campaign is now going into its third year after a hugely successful 2nd year. Come along to the 2015 launch event to hear more about the campaign and how to make the most of it …

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Kingston University Enterprising Women – Revisiting business models

Date: July 15, 2015

Ever visited a coffee shop or online retailer and thought, “I could do this better!”? Are friends raving about your delicious cakes or innovative website designs? Do you have a solution to a problem that would make a daily task easier or more efficient? Perhaps you’re considering going freelance, or consulting in your area of professional expertise. Kingston University Enterprising …

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Designing Digital Commons for the Performing Arts

Date: July 14, 2015

This workshop is part of the British HCI 2015 Conference (15 – 17th July) at Lincoln, UK. This workshop aims to bring together HCI designers, creative technologists, Performing Arts practitioners and theorists to discuss issues and opportunities in designing digital tools for communication, artistic collaboration, sharing and co-creation between artists, and between artists and actively involved creative audiences. There are numerous …

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Science and technology information for business users

Date: July 7, 2015

Whatever your industry, research journals, newsletters, and reports provide a wealth of information on technology-based products – the who, what and where of innovation. Get a competitive edge by exploring these underused but incredibly rich resources. There will be an opportunity to ask questions of our expert staff. Who should attend? Entrepreneurs, inventors, innovators, pre-start businesses and anyone who is interested …

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Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Making it by Design

Date: July 6, 2015

Four of Britain’s leading designers share advice on how to establish your niche and stand out in the market. Turn your design business into an iconic brand. Four of Britain’s leading designers share advice on how to establish your niche and stand out in the market. Hear their stories – the successes and challenges of growing a business – and …

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The One Dayer – Independent Music, Money & Tech

Date: July 1, 2015

The second One Dayer conference gathers together some of the best industry brains to help forecast the future of live independent music – by diving in to three main subject areas – how technology can get us there; how the audience is changing; and where the opportunities lie for improved revenues. Join musicians, producers, funders, venues, promoters and techies to …

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Critical Wearables Research Lab

Date: June 29, 2015

This event is invite-only – You need an invitation to register for this event. Contact the host to find out more. What? There is an urgent need to open up critical thinking and doing around wearable technologies. The headlong rush to market and the huge potential for applications like personal health monitoring occlude both the potential dark side and the …

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Symposium: Designing Digital Creative Commons for the Performing Arts

Date: June 27, 2015

This Symposium aims to bring together a range of practitioners from the Performing Arts and theorists, including those involved with, but not limited to, dance, music, opera, theatre, magic, puppetry, and the circus. To discuss issues and opportunities in designing digital tools for communication, artistic collaboration, sharing and co-creation between artists, and between artists and actively involved creative audiences. There …

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A Symposium exploring the Impact of Location on Art Education and the Art School

This event is organised by Q-Art in Collaboration with the Foundation Art and Design Course at Swansea College of Art at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David in partnership with Mission Gallery. Inspired by Beck and Cornford’s book The Art School and The Culture Shed, it invites people from across the sector (school, FE, HE, arts council, arts organisations) …

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What is the role of universities in creating skills for the digital economy?

Date: June 24, 2015

Mind the digital skills gap Why are so many talented young graduates working in coffee shops or unable to find a job? And with so many world class universities why are fast growing companies struggling to recruit graduates with the right technical skills in the UK? As computation touches ever more areas of our lives, the size and scope of …

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Introducing copyright workshop

As one of the main forms of intellectual property, copyright protects a variety of created works, from literary and artistic works to broadcasts and software. Most entrepreneurs will create copyright material in the course of running their business, as well as potentially wishing to use the work of others. Copyright can be a key asset in business, allowing its owners …

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Digital Design Drop In: Sigune Hamann

Date: June 20, 2015

Sigune Hamann is an artist who in her photography works with panoramic formats capturing people and their movement through space. As part of Creativework’s Entrepreneur in Residence scheme, Sigune has been exploring Japanese scrolls and panoramic paintings in the V&A’s collections and tracing the movement of the public through galleries in photographs. Meet Sigune and discuss the research and development …

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Does Size Matter? Industry Symposium on the Future of Online Fit

Date: June 19, 2015

Despite the rise of online shopping, many people still struggle to find clothes that fit them when shopping online. A number of innovative technology solutions have emerged that capture body measurements and provide shoppers with a personalized size recommendation, ensuring they can find the perfect fitting garment. Does Size Matter brings together online retailers and leading experts in the world …

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NESTA: Meet the Mayor of Seoul

Date: June 18, 2015

Park Won-soon is the remarkable Mayor of one of the world’s most remarkable cities. Seoul, a city of 11 million, is now the most digitally connected city on earth, and home not just to world-beating technologies companies like Samsung but also thriving creative industries that export everything from music to soap operas. Park Won-soon stood as an independent candidate three years …

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Places of Work, powered by Pecha Kucha

Date: June 17, 2015

Supporting the London Festival of Architecture’s 2015 theme ‘Work in Progress’, the Greater London Authority and New London Architecture host this quick-fire series of Pecha Kucha presentations on open workspaces in London. The event will hear from workspace providers, developers and local authorities on the sorts of spaces that are being created around London to support the small business sector, …

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Queen Mary - University of London
Arts & Humanities Research Council
European Union
London Fusion

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.