Policy, Business, Education, Research and Tech in the Creative Industries
Weekly, May 14 – 20, 2018


May 16, 2018, Politecnico Milano: Milano Arch Week

“Dal 23 al 27 maggio riparte Milano Arch Week, la settimana di eventi dedicati all’architettura e al futuro delle città, promossa da Comune di Milano, Politecnico di Milano e Triennale di Milano, in collaborazione con la Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli. Dopo il successo della prima edizione, anche quest’anno Milano diventa per una settimana capitale mondiale dell’architettura, proponendo un ricco palinsesto di conferenze, workshop, installazioni, mostre, performance, eventi aperti alla cittadinanza.”. More information at: https://www.polimi.it/apertura/dettaglio-apertura/article/10/milano-arch-week-5605/

May 17, 2018, European Cultural Foundation: European Cultural Challenge and ECF Princess Margriet Award for Culture

Thank you to those who joined us the last two days during the European Cultural Challenge and the ECF Princess Margriet Award for Culture. First pictures by our photographer Xander Remkes are up, more to follow soon. https://www.flickr.com/photos/culturalfoundation/sets/72157696290088884/”.

May 17, 2018, Creative Victoria: “Melbourne to host major New York inspired festival”

“Coinciding with the National Gallery of Victoria’s world-premiere exhibition MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art, the MEL&NYC festival will celebrate the strong cultural connections between the two cities – across art, music, food, comedy, dance, film and more”. More information at: https://creative.vic.gov.au/news/2018/melbourne-to-host-major-new-york-inspired-festival

May 17, 2018, Tech Nation: Report 2018. Connection and collaboration: powering UK tech and driving the economy

“The Tech Nation 2018 Report is part of a groundbreaking annual series that captures the strength, depth and breadth of digital tech activity in the UK. The first Tech Nation report was published in 2015 to help develop an understanding of the vibrant digital tech landscape in the UK”. More information at: https://technation.io/insights/report-2018/

May 17, 2018, Kreativ.Quartiere: 13. Netzwerktreffen Kreativ.Quartiere Ruhr

Schon zum 13. Netzwerktreffen Kreativ.Quartiere Ruhr angemeldet? Das Netzwerktreffen der Kreativ.Quartiere Ruhr ist eine Plattform für AkteurInnen des urbanen Wandels aus der Metropole Ruhr. In regelmäßigen Abständen lädt ecce zum Dialog, zur Inspiration und zur Reflexion ein – und zwar genau dort, wo künftige kulturelle als auch künstlerische Lern- und Experementierräume entstehen oder bereits aktiv gelebt werden: im Herzen der Quartiere. More information at: https://www.eventbrite.de/e/13-netzwerktreffen-kreativquartiere-ruhr-registrierung-43647191926


May 17, 2018, Creative Business Cup: 4YFN Shanghai 2018 – Calling all Startups!

“Calling all #startups! Discover the Chinese technology ecosystem and join @4YFN_MWC at Mobile World Congress #Shanghai #MWCS18 from 27 – 29 June 2018! More info here: https://www.4yfn.com/event/4yfn-shanghai-2018/?utm_source=SM_Comms_05&utm_campaign=MWCShanghai18”.

May 17, 2018, Creative City Berlin: “Mohammad Abou Laban und Ziad Adwan: ‘Uns waren die Hände gebunden’”

“Was bedeutet es für syrische #Künstler, ihr altes Leben hinter sich zu lassen und Kunst im Exil zu betreiben? “A Syrious Look” ist ein Magazin, das sich genau mit dieser Frage beschäftigt. Lest hier das Interview im #ccbmagazin https://www.creative-city-berlin.de/de/ccb-magazin/2018/5/16/interview-a-syrious-look-ccb-magazin/ Foto: Jens Thomas”.

May 18, 2018, ICOM: Happy International Museum Day!

“Happy International Museum Day! Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples. #IMD2018 #hyperconnectedmuseum”.


May 18, 2018, Labo Arts & Techs: Journée du cluster – Imaginons une ville interactive et sensible!

“Et si on réinventait la ville de demain? RDV à la Journée du Cluster CITY autour de la ville interactive et sensible le 12 juin au restaurant @InsulaNantes pour une demi journée de workshops créatifs Organisé par @ClusterQDC Info et inscription: https://www.eventbrite.fr/e/billets-journee-du-cluster-imaginons-une-ville-interactive-et-sensible-45933312775“.

May 18, 2018, Arts Professional: “Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance appoints first Director”

“The newly-created Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance has selected its first Director as it begins a four-year period as one of Arts Council England’s Sector Support Organisations. Victoria Hume, a researcher and composer currently working on arts programmes with university and medical bodies in South Africa, will take up the new role from July”. More information at: https://www.artsprofessional.co.uk/news/culture-health-and-wellbeing-alliance-appoints-first-director

May 19, 2018, Digital Catapult: Watch the video of the CreativeXR Show – Unlocking the creative potential of immersive content

“In one day I have met more UK creative immersive projects than I could ever meet anywhere else” – Our CreativeXR programme described by previous participant Paul Bouchard . Find out more at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1xVWo4i3pk“.