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This two-day intensive programme, presented in collaboration with Art Fund, New Contemporaries and BALTIC, will take as its focus the role that digital technologies play in shaping and distributing contemporary practice, along with the networking opportunities that it offers to artists. The programme will offer a panel discussion, practical advice sessions, workshops and professional insights on the topic, as well as addressing some of the pitfalls of presentation of work in the digital realm.
Panellists, speakers and workshop hosts will be drawn from the partners’ extensive networks. Including New Contemporaries’ alumni meaning that audiences will receive first hand advice from creative practitioners, who have their own experiences on surviving and succeeding in the art world. Participants include David Blandy (Artist and Bloomberg New Contemporaries 1999 alumnus), Chloe Cooper (Artist), Heather Corcoran (Curator and former Executive Director of Rhizome, New York), Steve Fletcher (Director, The Artists' Development Agency), Beryl Graham (Professor of New Media Art at the School of Arts, Design and Media University of Sunderland), Marc Garrett (Co-director and Co-founder, Furtherfield), Emily Mulenga (Artist), Nicola Singh (Artist) and Ben Vickers (Writer and Curator and CTO, Serpentine Galleries, London).
For more information download the full event schedule below.
Please find the filmed panel discussion here.
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
S Shore Rd