techsmarts

The art of technology

TechsmARTs is a free meet-up on topics converging at the intersection of arts and technology affecting artists and arts administrators.

Upcoming Dates for 2016-2017:

Thursday, March 30, 2017 – 10:30am – 12:00pm – Hip Hop and Innovation.  Technology has helped to shape the work of Hip Hop artists since it’s inception. We’ll explore the historical implications and look at ways artists are using/can use soft and hard technology for education, cultural organizing and social justice. Babacar Ndiaye’s film “More Than Music” will be screened during this meetup.

Location: Tech Square Labs, 859 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308

Speakers: 

Dr. Bettina Love, Associate Professor of Educational Theory & Practice –  University of Georgia

Alex Acosta – Co-founder of Soul Food Cypher

Babacar Ndiaye – filmmaker

 

Monday, April 24, 2017 – 10:30am – 12:00pm – Arts Journalism in the Digital Age. How has the content, style and distribution of arts journalism and artistic critique changed as choices for journalistic consumption have increased? 

Location: Auburn Avenue Research Library, 101 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

Speakers:

Victoria Camblin – Editor and Artistic Director of Art Papers

Meredith Kooi – arts journalist

Floyd Hall – arts journalist

Laura Relyea – Executive Editor, ArtsATL

 

Monday, June 5, 2017 – 10:30am – 12:00pm – Digital Documentation and Storytelling. A presentation and discussion for those who don’t work in traditional documentation formats. What concerns should professional artists address when photographing and presenting their work and telling the story of their arts business.

Location: MOCA GA, 75 Bennett St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

Speakers:

Reis Birdwhistell, photographer

Kimberly Binns, filmmaker and visual artist

 

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Notes and Presentations from Previous Meetings

2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010