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Event

A Digital Summat Seminar

Friday 22 January 2016

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Date & time: Friday 22nd January, 2:00pm
Venue: Green Room, QUAD
Cost: FREE - booking essential

An informal seminar on critically engaged ‘digital practice’ in the context of Animate OPEN: Parts & Labour and Silent Signal (six artist/scientist collaborations).   
 
Tea and Cake provided, with drinks following the event.   
FREE, booking essential

 
Engaging. Critically. Structures. Strictures.
 
10 provocations.
 
What is ‘creative media’? Does ‘digital arts’ describe what we do?
How do we square embracing and utilising technological change and forms, with critical interrogation?
 
Is public strategy leading or following practice? 
How is creative innovation and experiment happening across commercial and cultural practice?
How is innovative practice in different contexts understood, valued and promoted by institutions? 
 
Line up includes:
Laura Sillars, Site Gallery, Sheffield sitegallery.org
Yasmeen Baig Clifford, Director, Vivid, Birmingham vividprojects.org.uk
Katrina Sluis, Digital Curator, The Photographers’ Gallery, London thephotographersgallery.org.uk
Alan Warburton, Parts & Labour artist alanwarburton.co.uk
Peter Bonnell, Senior Curator, QUAD, Derby 
Gary Thomas, Director, Animate Projects, Derby and London animateprojects.org 
Karen Newman, Birmingham Open Media bom.org.uk
Mathew Trivett, Near Now, Broadway, Nottingham  nearnow.org.uk 
Chair: Camilla Brown