FutureEverything presented a Lounge, Panel, Artwork and Online Forum at Media Festival Arts, 8-10 September, Roundhouse London.
Pictures from the Media Festival Arts 2010 event in London are now up on Flickr. View them here.
The debates on the FutureEverything online forum can be viewed here.
Digital Debates, A Lounge Warm-Up
Questions for the Opening Night Panel
Questions for the Funding Innovation Panel
(How To Build A Sustainable Digital Culture)
Building on a series of debates that began with The City Debate in Manchester during May, FutureEverything offers a vision of the future of art and innovation emerging from digital culture. 9 September, 14:00. Roundhouse London.
Featuring: Drew Hemment, Marleen Stikker, Amanda McDonald Crowley, Toby Barnes.
Workshop and discussion event on digital culture and public space, encouraging open conversation and an informal ambience. Highlights include Bill Thompson plus a HackData workshop led by Matthew Somerville. Decamp afterwards to the Hawley Arms to continue discussions over free drinks! 9 September, 12:00-17:00. Circle Bar, Roundhouse London.
Featuring: Drew Hemment, Bill Thompson, Simon Terrington, Salette Gressett, Mint Digital, Adrian Hon, James Bridle, Ben Terret, Christopher Osborne, Matthew Somerville, Tom Armitage.
Lead or join a digital culture debate. Bill Thompson will be leading a debate on public space in an online/digitised world and how culture is presented in it. Discuss this topic and others on the forum in the FutureEverything Lounge Warm-Up. 2-8 Stepember. http://debate.futureeverything.org
Propose, debate and vote on the big questions and recession-bending ideas for the opening night panel. Cuts, closures, reorganisation‚Ä¶ what does it mean for the Arts, and what part can digital play in overcoming the change and austerity? This panel will help shape following debates featuring Jeremy Hunt (Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport), Mark Thompson (Director-General of the BBC) and more. 2-8 Stepember. http://debate.futureeverything.org
"Ten Thousand Cents" is a digital artwork in which a representation of a $100 bill is drawn by thousands of individuals working in isolation from one another paid one cent each via Amazon's Mechanical Turk. 8 September, 18:00-23:00. Roundhouse London.
FutureEverything was invited to run elements of Media Festival Arts. The Media Festival Arts brings the arts, film and media industries together to discuss potential for commercial and creative collaboration in the digital sphere. 2-8 Stepember. Roundhouse London.