A Digital Summat
QUAD, Market Place, Derby
2pm - 4pm, FREE, booking essential
In the context of Animate’s exhibitions in partnership with QUAD - Animate OPEN: Parts & Labour and Silent Signal - we are holding an informal seminar on critically engaged digital practice.
Artists and curators will make brief provocations, referencing notable artworks, organisations and events, to set a context for a discussion addressing questions that may include:
How do we square embracing and utilising technological change and forms, with critical interrogation?
Does public strategy help or hinder, lead, follow or shape practice?
How does creative innovation and experiment blur distinctions across commercial and cultural practice?
Chaired by curator and writer Camilla Brown, provocateurs will include:
Laura Sillars, Site Gallery, Sheffield
Yasmeen Baig Clifford, Vivid, Birmingham
Katrina Sluis, The Photographers’ Gallery, London
Alan Warburton, artist
Peter Bonnell, QUAD, Derby
Gary Thomas, Animate Projects, Derby/London, British Council
Karen Newman, Birmingham Open Media
Matthew Trivett, Near Now, Broadway, Nottingham
There will be tea and cakes.
The Digital Summat is free to attend. We have a very limited number of places and booking is essential.