Are you curious about prototypes and want to understand how they can be used to develop innovative digital products, events and exhibitions for the cultural sector? We are delighted to welcome you to the second DigiTrans workshop: Demystifying the Protoype on Monday, September 23. This full-day session is hosted by our partners Dortmunder U. Click here to register a free place.
Following the success of our first workshop in July, we will follow a similar format: group discussions, exercises, and talks from international speakers who have developed regional, national and global projects that started as a prototype. The workshop will be led by Dr. Abhay Adhikari and Alastair Somerville. This workshop is part of DigiTrans – a programme to explore new digital literacies for the cultural sector, funded by the Beisheim Stiftung.
The guest speakers are:
Dr Stefan Mühlhofer – Dortmunder U, Dortmund
Emmanuel Witzthum – The Orchestra for Broken Instruments, Jerusalem
Archana Prasad – Jaaga, Bengaluru
Ellen Schuster – Deutsche Welle, Bonn
Who should attend:
We invite curatorial, marketing and communications, digital, education, and production professionals who are working full-time in galleries, libraries, archives and museums.
The workshop programme:
|Arrival and coffee
Can we really create beautiful, powerful experiences using digital?
Dr Stefan Mühlhofer, Dortmunder U
|De-mystifying the prototype part 1
Behaviour, Emotions and Senses
|Can digital projects really transform communities?
How prototypes can help you ask difficult questions
Emmanuel Witzthum, The Orchestra for Broken Instruments
|De-mystifying the prototype part 2
What does user-centric mean for your organization?
|Prototype or Proof of Concept?
From festivals to apps… what do you really want to achieve?
|Can we prototype organisational culture?
Starting from scratch: how to find people and budgets?
Ellen Schuster, Deutsche Welle, Bonn.
|Your feedback and next steps
Register your place:
The session will take place on Monday, September 23. It’s hosted by Dortmunder U Center for Arts and Creativity. The workshop is free to attend and places will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis. Please use the form below to RSVP. You’ll receive an email to confirm your place. If you plan to attend as a team each participant needs to register separately.