School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science

Creativeworks London Festival

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29 April 2016

Time: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Venue: King’s College London Strand, London WC2R 2LS

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The Creativeworks London Festival celebrates four years of exploring the capital’s creative economy, bringing London’s researchers, creative entrepreneurs and businesses together.

This jam-packed day will feature digital installations; technology showcases; passionate debates; expert panels, interactive workshops and presentations by researchers, thought-leaders and artists – showcasing the results of the 140+ projects we have facilitated.

All sessions to take place at King’s College London, 29 April 2016. Sessions are free but ticketed, so advance booking is required.

Highlights and sessions include:

  • London’s Digital Ecologies of Collaboration -
  • Fighting Flatness, a curious and intriguing library of materials to be stroked, poked and fondled with Ian Hunter, Materials Council -
  • June Givanni presents her Pan African Cinema Archive displaying the extraordinary collection of materials related to African Cinema she has collected over 30 years -
  • Women, Creative Collaborations and Digital Thinking. With 63 per cent of Creativeworks London’s awarded collaborations led by women, and many of the projects focusing on developments in the digital sphere, this timely discussion focuses on the rarely explored triumvirate of gender, collaboration and digital thinking.  Chaired by Dr Sara Jones, City University with guests including: Ghislaine Boddington -
  • Superpiano explores the possibilities of new technologies on this traditional instrument. Pianist Kate Ryder and Dr Tim Ewers, Kingston University are currently developing an entirely new repertoire for their Superpiano and will premiere some of their new work -

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