How does the artistic production process combine science, technology, and storytelling to produce an emotional response in an audience? Glad you asked. CAKE 17: The Science of Performance was delivered as part of Southpaw Dance Company’s The Physics of Dance programme, hosted by Dance City.
In this section you will find regular blog posts written and published by members of the project team. The Creative Fuse North East team includes over 80 academic experts and industry specialists and they use blogging to share thinking, concepts and emerging innovation concepts being developed by the project.
In February, the Prime Minister announced plans to tackle crime and abusive behaviour online. These plans promise to put into action the recommendations made in the Internet Safety Strategy Green Paper, published in October 2017. This paper advised that there should be parity in the way that online and offline behaviour is regulated and criminalised.
In our 16th Collaboration and Knowledge Exchange (CAKE) Event, we dived into the science of music and mood; glimpsed the future of a Newcastle-based recording studio; treated early-modern artworks to a live-coding performance; and swallowed some sobering statistics about the under-representation of female composers, artists and songwriters in the North East.
The Knight Lab at Northwestern University in Chicago is an international beacon of creative fusion, where journalists, computer scientists and designers make ground-breaking storytelling tools.
Lee Hall and Dr John Price from the University ofSunderland visited in January to discover first hand how it works,
How does the digital affect archive materials? Often when we consider digital archives, we equate this with the process of digitisation – creating a digital copy of an item that can be viewed on a screen and stored on a server. But what if there was more to the digital archive than digitisation?
Unfolding Theatre describe themselves as “big-hearted theatre which delights in bringing people together.” They use participatory methods to engage audiences in their productions, are are currently exploring how digital tools could make their creative process more democratic through collaborating with the region’s universities on an Innovation Pilot project –
2017 has been a year of ups and downs for a lot of us, but as the year draws to a close it’s time to take a moment to reflect, to look back on our successes and to look ahead to what’s coming next. For anyone living in the North East,
What springs to mind if you combine fashion and technology? How about Fashion and academia? or even fashion and the North East? CAKE 13: Future Fashion was Creative Fuse’s November Collaboration and Knowledge Exchange event. The presentations, demonstration and discussion that took place powerfully challenged any preconceptions of clunky smartwatches,
In September, Creative Fuse North East launched its Creative Connections Programme with its first round of “Createathon” events at Newcastle University Business School. This is just one of many opportunities for businesses to get involved and receive support from Creative Fuse.
Split into two intensive days of workshopping and presentation,
Space is big, complex, and exciting, much like the North East CDIT sector. For our October Collaboration and Knowledge Exchange event, we decided to size up the Final Frontier and find out how the region’s researchers, businesses, artists and visitor attractions are exploring the potential of space. The presentations were out of this world.