QUAD - Derby's new centre for art and film


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A short presentation which gives an overview of QUAD, Derby's new centre for art and film, and the variety of facilities that will be available in the building once open in late summer 2008. See www.derbyquad.co.uk for more details

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QUAD - Derby's new centre for art and film

  1. 1. QUAD Presentation by Keith Jeffrey
  2. 2. What am I talking about? <ul><li>What is QUAD? </li></ul><ul><li>Facilities </li></ul><ul><li>New brand and website </li></ul><ul><li>Who are our audience? </li></ul><ul><li>Everything I have just told you in a few easy to remember bullets… </li></ul>
  3. 3. Arts heritage + future focus <ul><li>QUAD was formed when two of Derby’s long established arts organisations merged </li></ul><ul><li>Funding from: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EMDA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DDEP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ACE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GOEM - EU RDF </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DCC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EM Media </li></ul></ul>IMAGE
  4. 4. World-class art, local relevance <ul><li>QUAD will… </li></ul><ul><li>• Show nationally and internationally significant exhibitions by new and established artists </li></ul><ul><li>• Be a space to see exhibitions and projects by artists working with diverse media and content </li></ul><ul><li>• Offer audiences unique experiences and encounters with art and artists </li></ul><ul><li>• Be a welcoming place to discover, experiment and engage with creativity and meaning </li></ul><ul><li>Angela Verdon and Alexander Beleshenko </li></ul>IMAGE
  5. 5. The best in independent, world and Hollywood cinema <ul><li>QUAD will… </li></ul><ul><li>• Screen the best in world, independent and Hollywood cinema, supported by an exciting, challenging and engaging programme of special events </li></ul><ul><li>Develop local film-making talent </li></ul><ul><li>Increase cine-literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Host the BFI Mediatheque </li></ul><ul><li>Be a first-run cinema </li></ul>IMAGE
  6. 6. Inside QUAD <ul><li>You will find… </li></ul><ul><li>• A large contemporary art gallery space </li></ul><ul><li>Two cinema screens (around 350 seats) </li></ul><ul><li>Participation space </li></ul><ul><li>Café bar </li></ul><ul><li>The ‘Box’ </li></ul><ul><li>BFI Mediatheque </li></ul><ul><li>Digital lab </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural industries office space </li></ul><ul><li>Film editing suite </li></ul><ul><li>Artist studio </li></ul>IMAGE
  7. 7. At QUAD we make art and film accessible to everyone QUAD is a gallery, cinema, café bar and workshop that anyone can use We provide facilities and services that connect people and businesses to art and film, creating opportunities for entertainment, education and participation. QUAD… Connects Stimulates Challenges Changes IMAGE
  8. 8. Reference to the architectural style of the building 3D quality gives a sense of stature and dynamism Brand is flexible to allow usage for different audiences in different contexts Colour is bold, vibrant yet not intimidating Nature of the logo allows it be realised in many ways e.g as a sculpture or as seating Logo has ‘stand out’ quality against stakeholder or partner logos, and also does not look out of place amongst our contemporaries
  9. 10. Shiny new web presence <ul><li>Features </li></ul><ul><li>• Downloadable multi-media content </li></ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><li>RSS feed </li></ul><ul><li>Online data capture </li></ul><ul><li>Buy tickets online </li></ul><ul><li>Fully functional CMS </li></ul>IMAGE
  10. 11. QUAD brand in action
  11. 12. What have I been going on about? <ul><li>QUAD is a gallery, cinema, café bar and workshop that anyone can use </li></ul><ul><li>Inward investment and cultural tourism </li></ul><ul><li>QUAD…Connects, Challenges, Stimulates and Changes </li></ul><ul><li>World class art, local relevance </li></ul><ul><li>Around 200,000 visitors a year </li></ul><ul><li>Clear visual identity and fully functional website </li></ul><ul><li>QUAD will be a thriving centre for art and film where there is always lots to see and do </li></ul>