Technology and digitalisation
The Arts Council of Northern Ireland today (22nd October 2021) published the findings of its survey on the online and digital ambitions of Northern Ireland’s arts and creative sector. The survey provides a snapshot of current use, including the impact of the pandemic on online audience engagement; and it considers the future needs of the sector and the challenges of realising the potential of the new technologies, including monetising online content.
Creative New Zealand in partnership with Australia Council for the Arts are delighted to announce an inaugural online skills exchange program for arts practitioners from Aotearoa and Australia.
The British Council has announced an open call for applications for its new International Collaboration Grants to enable Northern Ireland, UK and global organisations to collaborate on digital, face to face and hybrid artistic projects.
Today, 11 October at 3 pm, Minister of Culture Anneli Ott will present to the Riigikogu the development plan for the new period of culture “Cultural Development Plan 2021–2030” or “Culture 2030”. The development plan sets goals by areas and takes into account the consequences of the corona crisis, changing labour relations and the needs of balanced development of the creative sector.
Today sees the launch of the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia’s first series of podcasts at the intersection of art, science and technology. Each of the seven episodes, titled « Art meets… », features an encounter between an artist and a scientist and covers topics such as astronomy, biohacking and robotics. Produced in English and intended for a broad audience, the « Art meets… » podcast is available on most platforms.
The 2021 Zhongguancun Forum (ZGC Forum) kicked off on Friday in Beijing. Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a speech via video at the opening ceremony.