- Date: 8 January 2013
- Area: National
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.
User-generated content and social media; distribution and exhibition; mobile, location and games; and data and archives will be discussed in a mix of panel, conversational and streamed sessions.
The forum will be chaired by arts and culture broadcaster and journalist John Wilson and will include addresses from Geoff Mulgan, Chief Executive, Nesta, Alan Davey Chief Executive, Arts Council England and Rick Rylance, Chief Executive, Arts and Humanities Research Council.
Other speakers include: Tim Plyming, Head of Digital, British Museum; Laura Sillers, Artistic Director, Site Gallery; Sharna Jackson, Tate Kids Editor, Tate Media; and Paul Bennun from Somethin' Else and ArtAngel. We will also be hearing from some of the Digital R&D fund's eight pilot projects.