smARTplaces: Jasmin Vogel & Abhay Adhikari | Are we too easily seduced by success?

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.

Jasmin Vogel: (*1981) History studies and American/English studies at Ruhr University in Bochum. Part-time course in culture and media management at KMM in Hamburg. Since 2012, Jasmin Vogel has been responsible for the area of marketing at the Dortmunder U. In this framework, she has conceived and planned projects including the following: »Innovative Citizen – Festival for Urban Skills« (2014 -present), Summer at the U – Festival of Contemporary Culture (2014 -present), »smARTplaces – A European Audience Development Project« (EU project, since 2013). Awards and distinctions: European Cultural Brand of the Year 2016, German Brand Award for Excellent Brand Leadership 2016. Focuses: strategy development and implementation, vision development, strategic partnerships, project development. 

Abhay Adhikari (PhD) works globally with private and public sector organizations to develop digital engagement and innovation projects. He has created strategic programs for organizations such as The Guardian, Google and Nesta. He also leads the Urban Sustainable Development Lab, which was named as one of UK’s 50 radical-thinking projects by the Observer newspaper. Abhay has a research background in biofeedback gaming and has previously conducted mindfulness workshops in Japan. He has spoken on digital culture at Battle of Ideas, Shift Happens, Future Everything and TEDx.

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