I wonder whether any of you would be interested in attending this?
A conference about creative digital work with communities
Thu 21 June, 10.45 hrs to 16.30 hrs
This conference and accompanying exhibition aim to explore the impact of the
digital revolution on communities, with an emphasis on the involvement of
It will showcase the work produced in recent local digital arts projects,
and consider its place within current theory about digital arts. The event
is led by Community Youth Binary Arts (CYBA), a Monument Trust and Bristol
City Council funded project which enables young people at risk of exclusion
to produce creative visual work using digital media. It will provide a
cross-disciplinary forum from which to compare approaches to raising funds;
to facilitating creativity; and to evaluating community digital projects.
Fee: £30 including lunch
To book a place and receive a provisional programme, please call Box Office
on 0117 925 3845. Advance booking is essential.
A collaboration between CYBA, Knowle West Media Project, Connections, and
Joiningthedots.coms is supported by South West Arts
10.45 - 11.00am Registration and Welcome
11.00 'Digital Media and Communities: What's Really Going On?'
Keynote speech by Clodagh Miskelly, Researcher, UWE
11.20 'Digital Work with Young People in Informal Contexts'
Folake Shoga, CYBA Outreach Worker
11.40 Brave New World. Presentation from Jo Doyle, Disability Equality
12 - 12.15 Questions
12.15 - 12.30 Nick Kemp, digital artist
12.30 - 1.15 A chance to see young people's work from a number of local
1.15 - 2.00 Lunch
Themed discussions. Workshop leaders to include Dr Roz Hall; Matthew Little,
2.00 - 2.50 Evaluation and Equalities (concurrent)
2.55 - 3.45 Facilitation and Funding - with specific reference to
3.45 - 4.00 Coffee
4.00 - 4.30 Plenary, evaluation and closing remarks
Watershed Media Centre
1 Canons Road
t +44 (0)117 927 6444
f +44 (0)117 921 3958