Digital R&D for the Arts Forum: social media discussionHide description
Digital R&D in the Arts Forum, Manchester
Facilitated by Rohan Gunatillake, founder, 21awake
- Jane Burton, head of content and creative director, Tate Media
- John McGrath, artistic director, National Theatre of Wales
- Lawrence Chiles, acting head of design and digital media, Royal Museums Greenwich
This discussion took place at the Digital R&D in the Arts Forum in Manchester Town Hall in February 2013. In this podcast, the panel discusses user generated content and social media. It looks at how organisations are innovating in their use of social media and collaborating with engaged audiences to generate new artistic content. It looks honestly at the challenges and successes involved.
The Digital R&D Fund for the Arts is a £7 million fund for organisations with arts projects based in England working in collaboration with technology providers and researchers. The fund supports new digital research and development projects that aim to expand audience research and/or develop new business models.