Arts Future Book Editor Dr Charlotte Frost to speak at OUHK Digital Culture and Humanities Conference on 18 December

Tuesday, December, 1st, 2015

Join Dr Charlotte Frost, the series editor of Arts Future Book, on 18 December, 2015, at 2 pm for ‘Is Art History Too Bookish” on a panel as a part of the Conference on Digital Culture 2015 at The Open University of Hong Kong, on 17th and 18th December 2015 (Thursday and Friday).

The panel Art in the Digital World will be chaired by Henry Kar-hang Fung (OUHK), featuring Dr Charlotte Frost (CityU HK), Sara Yeung (CUHK), and Tamas Waliczky (CityU HK), as a part of the Conference on Digital Culture, Animation Techniques and the Digital Arts (Schedule). This conference is organised in conjunction with the Conference on Digital HumanitiesDigitization of the Humanities: Technologizing Interconnections in Art, History and Literature, both hosted by the Research Institute for Digital Culture and Humanities, in the School of Arts and Social Sciences at The Open University of Hong Kong.

We are excited for our series editor to speak at this conference, and we would love the presence (digital too) of the Arts Future community! Don’t forget to tweet us @ArtsFuture or write on our Facebook wall if you are able to join us, or if you have a question or comment for Dr Frost.

Who: Dr Charlotte Frost, City University of Hong Kong/ Series Editor of Arts Future Book
What: ‘Is Art History Too Bookish?’ (Panel 11: Art in The Digital World)
When: Friday, 18 December, 2015, 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
Where: D0709, 7/F, Jubilee College, The Open University of Hong Kong, 81 Chung Hau Street, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon, Hong Kong [Map]
Registration: Free, register here. Conference schedule here.
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Join Arts Future Projects Founder Dr Charlotte Frost at Courtauld for a keynote lecture on 11 November

Monday, October, 26th, 2015

Join us at The Courtauld Institute of Art in London, on 11th November, 2015, at 4 pm for a lecture by Dr Charlotte Frost, the founder and director of Arts Future Projects. The keynote lecture “The Future of the Art History Book” by Dr Charlotte Frost is sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Digital Transformations Theme Leader Fellowship, as part of Academic Book Week. She is travelling to London from Hong Kong to give this keynote, and we would love to see faces from the Arts Future community! Don’t forget to tweet us @ArtsFuture or write on our Facebook wall if you are able to join us, or if you have a question or comment for Dr Frost.

Who: Dr Charlotte Frost, Founder/ Director of Arts Future Projects
What: The Future of the Art History Book
When: Wednesday, 11 November, 2015, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN, United Kingdom
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Open to all, free admission with advance booking recommended


The Art of Networked Practice Event

Tuesday, March, 10th, 2015

Art of the Network Practice


Charlotte will be speaking at this radical online conference in April. Art of the Networked Practice is organised and hosted by artist Randall Packer School of Art, Design & Media at Nanyang Technological University. Doing away with the unsustainable idea of holding a conference in a fixed location, Packer is serving up an entire symposium and participative art project online. Speakers include: Steve Dixon, Jon Cates, Peter Looker, Lev Manovich, Tim White, Anne Balsamo, Deborah Howes, David A. Ross, Anne-Marie Schleiner, Marc Garrett, Ruth Catlow, Alex Adriaansens, Juan Camilo González, Charlotte Frost, Melinda Rackham, McKenzie Wark. In collaboration with arts organization and community Furtherfield The NetArtizens Project will be creating a space for collaborative art creation and discussion.

Charlotte will be talking about the future of academia and her concept of the ‘digital academic’ as part of the ‘Collective Research’ panel at 9.00am on Thursday 2nd April. Here’s the abstract for her talk:

Publishing has long been considered the ultimate academic output. But what should today’s digital academic be making instead of books? In this panel I will talk about my own open, participatory, hybrid learning platforms as publishing alternatives, and begin to define an academic practice that straddles formats, research and publishing, scholarship and service, as well as institutional and disciplinary boundaries.

Check out the rest of the event schedule and then all you need to do is use a time converter to make sure you’re there on time.