Author: David Gauntlett

Our Digital Transformations project – what happened next

This AHRC-funded Digital Transformations project (see about the project) only ran from February to September 2012. It was one of the first batch of Digital Transformations awards, under the Research Development Grants Scheme. So looking at this site in December 2013, the […] 

Winchester School of Art – Creativity, Innovation and Disruption event

David Gauntlett – presentation and discussion: Creativity, innovation and disruption Winchester School of Art Graphics Building, Seminar room 7-8 28 November 2012, 4.00-5.30pm All welcome, free admission, no tickets In this talk, David Gauntlett will consider creative and innovative practice as […] 

Art and design . . . and innovation (two videos)

Recently I was invited to speak at a conference for a national network of art and design educators in the Netherlands. This was the Skills 21 Symposium organised by Cultuurnetwerk and held, this year, in the northern city of Leeuwarden. […] 

Our final report now published

From February to September 2012 we ran a programme of events and built a network, funded by the UK’s Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) as part of the first phase of their Digital Transformations programme. The project initiated a […] 

#digitaltrans: The collected tweets

Participants at our four events have produced literally hundreds of tweets, with the hashtag #digitaltrans, containing useful links to relevant resources, and creating a record of the most memorable things said and experienced in the workshops. The tweets from each […] 

Onwards and upwards for Digital Transformations

Tomorrow, a number of researchers involved in the AHRC’s Digital Transformations programme are heading off to the Cotswolds – which, for international viewers, is a pretty bit of the English countryside somewhere near Oxford – to consider what this research programme should […] 

A tale of two books

Since the earliest days of the Web, there has been an obvious ‘digital transformation’ which is about cutting out the middlepeople. Until the mid 1990s, for example, many people booked holidays via a travel agent, which seemed normal and fine. […] 

Community-powered digital transformations in learning workshop, 21 June 2012

Community-powered digital transformations in learning workshop 21 June 2012 University College London How can we use digital tools to explore knowledge in new ways, and translate ideas and materials into digital arenas in order to gain new understandings? How can […] 

Designing for community-powered digital transformations workshop, 15 May 2012

Designing for community-powered digital transformations workshop 15 May 2012 Tate Britain, London Digital transformations mean that cultural and media organisations now find themselves in a new environment in which communities of participants interact to create, curate, organise and support cultural experiences. This […]