Digital practitioners and organisations from across the world came together and took over Ravensbourne College, at MozFest 2017 between 27-29 October. It was an incredibly packed and exciting few days, with a huge amount of creative digital activity to engage, stimulate and inspire people of all ages. MozFest brought the most exciting developments in technology and culture and explored how the two intertwine with one another. The whole event was underpinned by the advocacy of open Internet movement. Continue reading
Earlier this year we shared an update from Su Adams at U Can Too, about how they used technology to deliver Discover. Another of Su’s recent projects also featured Arts Award, this time Silver, with Dance, Music and coding coming together in an exciting blend of technology and creativity!
This week our digital associate Julie Neville explores some of the digital arts and technology offers available at museums and galleries, transforming the way young people make, experience and share art. Continue reading
MozFest is nearly here! Join us between 27-29 October at Ravensbourne College in London. We will be introducing you to the youth-led track, a series of all new Arts Award sponsored sessions focused on young leaders running creative and engaging sessions on internet issues close to their heart. Continue reading
When Katie set about doing her Gold Arts Award in 2016 she wanted to explore her own arts practice in digital media as well as support other young people to get involved in digital arts. So when Helix Arts invited Katie to get involved in Mozfest 2016 by co-leading their ‘Off the Beat’ workshop at the festival for her Gold Unit 2 leadership project, it was an opportunity not to miss. Continue reading
At the beginning of July our Digital Associate Julie Neville, with Fran Gkotsi and Dave Darch from A Little Learning, hosted an Arts Award webinar. The aim was to demonstrate how digital arts can be successfully used within Arts Award, highlighting some specific examples from young people’s portfolios and the wider arts world. Continue reading
If you’ve caught up with last week’s blog you’ll know that Arts Award is excited to be returning to Mozfest in London this year, the world’s leading festival for the open internet. We’ll be there from 27-29 October at Ravensbourne in London.
This week we’re launching an important call out for festival proposals. We’re offering Arts Award centres, Supporters and young people the opportunity to deliver a session at the festival. This could be in the form of a workshop, a demo or a piece of work to exhibit. At the heart of our call out are digital arts and the creative use of technology. Continue reading