This report reflects, through written case studies, on the learnings of the 10 Nesta Digital R&D Fund for Scotland awardees. The projects were testing new digital initiatives which would: diversify or expand their audience deepen the engagement with their audience support new income streams by exploring new business models Three of the ten organisations – […]
SNJO: In the Hall of the Mountain King The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and their Artistic Director, the saxophonist Tommy Smith are widely recognized to be “world class” with an international reputation for the highest quality jazz and programming. In 2013, while performances soared with rapturous receptions to their Ellington and Rhapsody in Blue concerts […]
Radio Free Hebrides is a project by Hands On Studios, a small company supporting the audio arts, based on the Isle of Skye. In 2013/2014 we received an award from Amb:IT:ion Scotland to help to create a strong foundation of digital content, and help to grow our audience so that we could move forward, finding […]
One of the limitations around a paper marketing brochure is that that it can’t show or tell you how attending an event will feel. A more multisensory experience can though, and the Manipulate Festival of Visual Theatre, which shows innovative international theatre and film, have used an augmented reality (AR) platform called Layar to bring […]
Glasgow East Arts Company (Platform) explain the scoping and planning that they have achieved, following AmbITion Scotland support to undertake the AmbITion Approach to digital development. Their case study reflects on how the digital developments they’re planning will impact the organisation’s audience engagement with their communities, operations, business models and artistic services and output across […]
Jupiter Artland has collaborated with Edinburgh Napier University to produce a brand new cutting edge app for iOS 7. Jupiter Artland is a 100 acre contemporary sculpture park just outside Edinburgh and was granted digital development funding from Amb:IT:on Scotland to develop digital interaction with its art collection.
Having recently moved our main year-round bookings system into the cloud we took the decision to move onto VIA by Red61 for our festival ticketing as this would improve efficiency, remove allocation management and allow all our companies to access their own reports. Whilst scoping the installation of VIA it became clear that we’d need […]
Thanks to the brilliant Culture24 for sharing the outcomes and insights and tools of their latest 2013 action research project. Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAMs!) worked together to share experiences and exercises in understanding and measuring levels of digital engagement.
A mobile app is a digital platform – like any other stage it should hold up your art, not work against it, say the Cornish company’s Charlotte Bond and Chloe Rickard in The Guardian Culture Professionals Network, reproduced with kind permission. Kneehigh tell stories. Based in Cornwall, we create theatre on both epic and tiny […]