smARTplaces: Dominika Szope | smARTplace! Audience development at the beginning of the 21st century

smARTplaces | INNOVATION in Culture

smARTplaces | INNOVATION in Culture
smARTplaces | INNOVATION in Culture
01.03.2018 to 02.03.2018

From March 1st to 2nd, 2018, the conference »smARTplaces | INNOVATION in Culture« took place at the ZKM | Karlsruhe as part of the EU project »smARTplaces«.

Not only is digitization now in art’s DNA, cultural institutions are beginning to embark on disruptive paths in order to facilitate and support innovative processes. The »smARTplaces | INNOVATION in Culture« conference analyzes possibilities, and also necessities, of digital renewal within culture and spotlights audience development.

Dominika Szope studied esthetics, philosophy/ media theory and architecture at Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design (HfG). Following three years as a researcher at ZKM from 2003 to 2006, she took up a teaching position in Media Studies/ Media History at the University of Siegen in 2006. In 2010, she then founded the communications agency relationales in Karlsruhe. From 2011 to 2012, she held a teaching post on the new »KulturMediaTechnologie« (KMT) [Culture, Media and Technology] course at Karlsruhe University of Music.

Dominika Szope has managed the Press, Public Relations and Marketing Department at ZKM | Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe since 2011. She and her team are responsible for ZKM communication at a national and international level. Working through the think tank »smARTplaces« since 2014, she has explored in depth the challenges of digital transformation for cultural institutions in terms of both visitors and the structures of the institutions themselves.


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