In our final installment from the MozFest fringe this week, we bring you insights from MakoEducation, who are using digital arts to help young people explore their local communities.
Day 3 of our MozFest fringe week brings you Orleans House Gallery and their inspiring youth-led fusion of heritage and digital gaming.
It’s day 2 of our digital celebration on the blog, to help get you excited for MozFest! Today we’re introducing Brighton Digital Festival.
To celebrate Arts Award’s upcoming hosting of the Digital Arts and Culture Space at MozFest 2016, we are having a blog takeover week! Each day discover a new way of incorporating digital technologies into your Arts Award delivery, and get excited for MozFest in October!
With an increasing number of emerging digital artists and makers, and cultural organisations using technology to bring their collections to life, it’s no wonder we’re hearing about so many Arts Award projects connected to digital arts!
In the 21st Century, the relationship between art and technology has grown deeper and more nuanced than ever before. We use technology to create art. We view and share art using new and impressive digital tools. And often, technology itself – from products to web pages – is art. Continue reading
This week, Arts Award Associate Julie Neville writes about planning for this year’s MozFest, which began with a retreat in Berlin…
For me, summertime in Berlin was a colourful mix of vibrant graffiti and lovely green spaces located amidst the city’s fascinating history. It was my first visit and I was lucky to be invited as part of a group of people from across the world who came together to begin planning MozFest 2016. Continue reading
I’ve been supporting EPIK, a Kent-based Arts Award centre dedicated to Encouraging Programming in Kids. EPIK has been developing resources designed for schools and youth clubs to encourage the delivery of Arts Award through coding, Minecraft and other tech.
When I heard that the director at EPIK was also a regional co-ordinator for Mozilla Clubs and she was going to be running the Youth Zone at this year’s MozFest, I jumped at the chance to get Arts Award involved. Continue reading