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Roundup of Recent Activities

Aaand breathe… it’s been a busy year so far! Recent freelance projects include stakeholder consultation for The Head of Steam Railway museum, strategic planning for a Family Friendly initiative in Ouseburn, a feasibility study for a cultural centre in Northumberland, video audience consultation for the national tour of The Miner’s Hymns, delivery of Marketing Trends workshops for Audiences Wales … Continue reading

The Pursuit of Appiness

The Pursuit of Appiness

As we get caught up in a digital healthcare revolution I’m wondering: how can consumers pick through the thousands of health and wellbeing apps on offer to find the credible ones that work? More and more of us own a smartphone and have to admit to being somewhat addicted to it, unable to resist checking … Continue reading

Nodal Progression: where next for websites?

Nodal Progression is a rising trend in website development. It means that brands are applying social media principles to web design and using their websites as machines for community engagement by designing them to be ‘nodal’ rather than an end point in a user journey. Nodal Progression is an approach that embraces new thinking around … Continue reading

Workshop: New Developments in Marketing

  New Developments and Research in Marketing – content tailored for the Cultural Sector   Stay ahead of the competition by taking a look at what’s happening now and next in Arts and Cultural Marketing, research and technology.   The session includes: Technology Trends – Bite sized chunks of information bringing you up to date … Continue reading

Real Flames on Prints

Real Flames on Prints

Fascinated to see what the South African contingent of the Flaming Prints project have been up to – literally setting fire to their prints! Mark Attwood from The Artists’ Press says: “…starting to get excited about the possibilities here. We are working on a way to set our tusche alight and burn it onto the … Continue reading

knowledge: what is a fair exchange?

Spent a stimulating day today at BALTIC taking part in the Turning Point Knowledge Exchange. Turning Point is a strategic approach to developing visuals arts in the UK. There are a number of strands and themes to the initiative but today was a response to the stated need for visual artists, arts organisations, freelancers and … Continue reading

tiltshift: my world

tiltshift: my world

Currently obsessed with the tiltshift app as it makes even the most mundane picture intriguing (does it? ha, maybe only to me). Colours pop, the edges blur, focus is pulled tight onto detail. It feels like my life right now, three weeks into freelance. Everything is more dramatic, moments of import sweep through the day … Continue reading