We are delighted to announce that registration is now open for the Digital Folk conference (19 April 2017) at the University of Sheffield! We're currently in the midst of putting together...
SYMPOSIUM: DIGITAL FOLK 1; PARTICIPATORY ARTS IN THE DIGITAL AGE
27th November 2015, 10am – 5pm
University of Sheffield,
The Engineering Faculty Boardroom, Mappin Building, S1 3JD
Only one week to go and we can announce our line-up! We are really excited by such a varied and illustrious group of speakers and look forward to seeing you there. There are a couple of spaces left, so if you’ve been umming and aahing about coming, check out the eventbrite page for the event and sign up.
|10:00 – 10:30||Registration & Coffee|
|10:30 – 11:00||Introduction: Simon Keegan Phipps (University of Sheffield)
|11:00 – 11:45||Speaker: Sita Popat (University of Leeds) – Virtually Touching: Embodied engagement in virtual and mixed reality art installations|
|11:45 – 12:30||Speaker: Kerrie Schaefer (University of Exeter) – Community Performance and Asymmetries of Digital Access and Creative Production|
|12:30 – 1:30||Lunch|
|1:30 – 2:15||Speaker: Henry Stobart (Royal Holloway, University of London) – Digital access, agency and creativity – or just amateurism? Indigenous music video (VCD) production in highland Bolivia|
|2:15 – 3:00||Speaker: David Gauntlett (University of Westminster) – Digital folk cultures that are not digital *folk* cultures|
|3:00 – 3:30||Coffees|
|3:30 – 4:15||Speaker: George McKay (University of East Anglia) – Connected Communities, community music and the congregationist imperative|
|4:15 – 5:00||Discussant: Nicola Dibben (University of Sheffield)