The inaugural 'AI and art futures symposium' (12 September 2019) explored the interplay of art market futures, art and data, and the role of the tangible and intangible artefact. Organised by UCL (Jo Townshend, UCL Enterprise and Innovation) and hosted by Barbican, the symposium considered the following topics: How the democratisation of art is shaping art [...]
I was invited to give closing remarks at The Messy Edge which was part of the Brighton Digital Festival in October. The Messy Edge highlights the perspectives and voices of those who are marginalised in the digital revolution. Bill Thompson, who leads R&D at the BBC, framed the day by highlighting the messy edges, not only [...]
I was delighted to chair a session at Sheffield Doc Fest's Alternative Realities Summit with three talented female filmmakers who are using 360 Video to make work the articulates the experience of people from different backgrounds. In Converging Sensibilities: Considering Creative Practice, I spoke to Sadah Espii Proctor, Maria Belen Poncio, Nyasha Kadandara. Proctor is the director of [...]
It was a pleasure to be asked to part of the plenary session The Future of Knowledge Sharing. Start from the premise that over the next decade we are likely to experience vast changes in how individuals and organisations engage with knowledge, I was joined by F1000’s Publishing Director Michael Markie, Maria Nelson, Head of [...]
I am pleased to be speaking at the Munch Museum's international seminar on 30 November 2018. The goal of this seminar is to address challenges and develop solutions which enable cultural institutions to thrive and compete in the digital world. The seminar will give me the chance to talk to other cultural sector professionals about [...]
I joined V&A Director Tristram Hunt and Tate Modern Director Francis Morris on a panel discussing the future of museums at the RA's Festival of Ideas
I am pleased to be taking part in The Arts + innovation summit in Frankfurt, Germany this year. The summit will examine the question: How can the cultural and create sectors bridge the innovation gap? I will be part of the panel discussing innovation in cultural heritage. Click here for more information.