Digital and Innovative Technologies in the Arts
James Peacefull of Lets Go Global, for Arts+Media and the DART project
Date: 16th March 2010
✤ no smoking in the building or directly outside
✤ no ﬁre alarm is expected
✤ open wiﬁ - mdda_internet
✤ if there is anything you are not sure about please ask
Aim of the Course
✤ The course aims to show artists, curators and arts development
workers how they can incorporate and exploit digital and innovative
technologies in their work.
How will we do this?
✤ Presentations around the key areas of learning, technologies and
✤ Small group workshops
✤ Case studies
✤ Signposts to resources
✤ Provide an understanding of social media and innovative digital
✤ Introduction to a number of useful social media applications and
✤ Create an awareness of good practice in digital engagement through
examples and case studies
✤ Know how to plan a digital engagement plan for a project
✤ Understand how to integrate digital engagement with other
✤ Technical manager at Lets Go Global
✤ Artist and ﬁlm maker
✤ Web developer
Lets Go Global - Creativity for all through technology
✤ Community Media and Arts organisation
✤ Part of Trafford Council
✤ Aim: Build creative digital capacity in the public and voluntary services
✤ Community Media and Art Projects
✤ Video Commissions
✤ Your name?
✤ What you do?
✤ Any previous experience of digital technologies or social media?
✤ Any speciﬁc things you want to learn from today?