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Art of Digital London – Sadler’s Wells – Peter Gregson Interview

This is a live blog of the Art of Digital London event at Sadler’s Wells, London.  If you spot any errors or inaccuracies, please leave us a comment.  Either way, please join the conversation!

And we’re back!  We’ve listened to a very nice selection of contemporary music pieces performed by award-winning cellist Peter Gregson.

Peter Gregson now being interviewed by Hannah Rudman, director of AmbITion.

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AmbITion North West Roadshow – Twitter Participation Masterclass

This is a live blog of the AmbITion Roadshow North West  event at the NOVAS Contemporary Urban Centre, Liverpool.  If you spot any errors or inaccuracies or would simply like to contribute to the conversation, leave us a comment!

Hannah Rudman now takes the final participation master class which is looking at Twitter and its uses.

Why Tweet?

•    Clip your wings (140 characters) & find new freedom
•    Public conversations
•    Immediacy

Bill Thompson tweets a lot about when he is having coffee but he also tells you were he is.  Makes himself available in that way.
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Slides from the last two liveblogged AmbITion events now online

Yes, you can now view slide presentations from the AmbITion North East Roadshow and AmbITion Re:connected event.

There’s presentations by Arts Council England’s Alison Clark-Jenkins on the Digital Opportunity and Hannah Rudman on the AmbITion Approach and more.

Here’s Bill Thompson’s much talked about presentation about the future of digital engagement for the arts.

You can see the rest of the slides here:

http://www.slideshare.net/getambition/slideshows

AmbITion Re:connected – Panel – Lessons Learnt and Next Steps

This is a live blog of the AmbITion Re:connected event at the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester.  If you spot any errors or inaccuracies
or would simply like to contribute to the conversation, leave us a comment!

Questions from the floor and  ‘burning issues’ from the AmbITion organisations:

Chris Gribble from Writers’ Centre Norwich: implementation process has ramifications over next 6-12 months.   People are having the same issues,  for example in their sector, there is a real resistance to technology and sharing content.

This is something that is also passed round the network of agents and publishers.

There is a real divide between commercial sector driving progress and artistic practice funders driving development.  There is an area of unease between commercial sector and funding partners.

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AmbITion:Reconnected – Panel – What Enables The Changes

This is a live blog of the AmbITion Re:connected  event at the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester.  If you spot any errors or inaccuracies or would simply like to contribute to the conversation, leave us a comment!

Next: a panel discussion with Hannah Rudman, Sarah Fisher from the Arts Council North West, Kay Wells from Oldham Coliseum and Chris Gribble from Writers’ Centre Norwich.

Q: Has technology enabled the changes?

A: No, the process has been about looking at the organisation and changing from them.   Looking first at business models and how technology can be incorporated.

There is still a sense of it being new but we are talking about platforms that have been around for a while.

It’s about learning from people you engage with, a cultural change.

Kay mentions that it was about learning about people fears.

Have now found out that fear shouldn’t hold you back from trying out technology.   Nothing will go horribly wrong.
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AmbITion Re:connected Introduction

This is a live blog of the AmbITion Re:connected  event at the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester.  If you spot any errors or inaccuracies or would simply like to contribute to the conversation, leave us a comment!

Adrian Slatcher is now introducing the agenda for the day.  We get an hour and 20 minutes for lunch and are encouraged to visit the exhibitions at the Museum of Science and Industry.

On next is Hannah Rudman, director of AmbITion to talk us through the day which is about sharing the achievements of the arts organisations that have taken part in the 3 year Arts Council-funded AmbITion digital development programme.
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AmbITion North East Roadshow – Tyneside Cinema – Plenary Session

This post forms part of a series live blogged from the AmbITion North East Roadshow of 5th March.

Here’s the introduction by AmbITion project facilitator Dave Moutrey and keynote by Bill Thompson BBC and Guardian freelance journalist.

Read about a real AmbITion case study as Jamie Wooldridge from Ludus Dance presents the dance company’s digital journey before and after joining the AmbITion pilot.

The Participation workshop by popular digital maverick Christian Payne is liveblogged as is Caron Lyon’s well-attended Social Media workshop.

After the workshops, the AmbITion Approach was presented by project director, Hannah Rudman and the day ended with a plenary session featuring a question and answer session with the workshop presenters.

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A panel made up of the workshop leaders now discuss issues raised today.

Public Entitlement – it’s not about money necessarily, a lot of the tools are free.  National Theatre of Wales are of the opinion that if not engaging with audiences online they are not engaging ‘properly’.

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