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Digital Public Space

By Dr Hannah Rudman
3 June 2013

This publication gathers a range of short explorations of the idea of the Digital Public Space. The central vision of the Digital Public Space is to give everyone everywhere unrestricted access to an open resource of culture and knowledge. This vision has emerged from ideas around building platforms for engagement around cultural archives to become […]

Digital Archives and Data – Listen to the Arts Council England podcast

By Dr Hannah Rudman
4 October 2012

John Wilson discusses how arts organisations are opening up their archives, collections and data with studio guests Bill Thompson, Head of Partnership Development, BBC Archives and AmbITion Champion; Drew Hemment, Founder and CEO of Future Everything; and Dr Paul Gerhardt, Director of Archives for Creativity. Including what arts organisations need to consider when digitising their […]

Digital Content – by everyone for anyone? (Update)

By Dr Hannah Rudman
6 August 2012

I wrote this blog in February, reflecting on Arts Council England/BBC’s partnership on The Space. This blog adds an updated perspective. John Wyver of Illuminations reviews the progress of The Space here in August 2012. Interesting to see ACE’s significant ongoing support of the project (and of the NESTA Digital R&D Fund in England), despite its current lack of […]

Podcast: user generated content, social media & audience curation

By Dr Hannah Rudman
17 July 2012

Looking for inspiration for a suitable project or angle on your current developments for the Make:IT:Happen fund? Check out this Digital Capacity in the Arts podcast. The theme of the first Arts Council England/BBC Digital R&D podcast is user generated content, social media and audience curation, guests include: Simon Collister Senior Lecturer, University of the Arts; […]

Tip Sheet: what video kit to buy

By Dr Hannah Rudman
17 May 2012

Mark Batley has written a great Tip Sheet on what video kit to buy whether you’re starting out at making films, an intermediate or expect. You’ll find useful tips to help you make decisions about cameras, sound, editing software and data storage to suit all budgets large and small. The tip sheet has been written […]

Bill Thompson’s Vision of a Digital Future for the Arts

By AmbITion
1 October 2009

For those who were unable to attend the AmbITion North East road show, below is an excerpt from Bill Thompson’s fascinating key note address on a digital future for the arts. Read more at the AmbITion Roadshow live blog: http://getambition.wordpress.com/2009/03/05/ambition-north-east-roadshow-%E2%80%93-tyneside-cinema/ Next up Bill Thompson from the BBC: In his own words, “a digital refugee who […]