Theme: Tech and interactive
30 January 2019
(Closed) Calling all digital storytellers, apply now for Sheffield DocFest's Alternate Realities
We are supporting Sheffield DocFest 2019's Alternate Realities commission. This is an incredible opportunity for creatives working in immersive tech to create an imaginative digital artwork.
16 November 2017
Indonesia Residency open call
As part of our ongoing collaboration with Birmingham Open Media, we are currently inviting a UK-based practitioner to undertake a one-month residency with Lifepatch in Jogyakarta, Indonesia during February or March 2018.
18 October 2017
MICA and Argentina: The global and local in games
Our Games Programme Manager reflects on his recent trip to Argentina for MICA and conversations around the cultural impact of games globally and locally.
16 October 2017
Crossed wires and generative dissonance
Guest blog: alt.barbican artist Jasmine Johnson writes about art at the intersections, Montreal's creative scene and showcasing her work at MUTEK 2017
21 July 2017
Realidades Alternativas in Uruguay
Realidades Alternativas opens in Uruguay, launching our Latin America tour of interactive documentaries
11 June 2017
Announcing Realidades Alternativas in Latin America
We are partnering with Sheffield Doc Fest to take established and emerging practitioners in VR, AR and Interactive Media to new markets in Latin America.
9 June 2017
alt.barbican artists announced
The inaugural cohort of artists have been selected for alt.barbican, a major new accelerator for creatives working at the intersection of art and technology
31 May 2017
Digital Steps fellowship: supporting Syrian innovators
The Digital Steps Fellowship supports Syrian organisations working to promote peaceful values and change perceptions of Syria to gain digital skills that will increase their impact.
26 April 2017
AltCity CDMX: making the chameleon
In Autumn of 2016 British Council brought together Marshmallow Laser Feast, Bath University and Mexico’s premiere music festival MUTEK.MX to explore the city in an art and technology lab for emerging Mexican artists
10 April 2017
Reflections from Indonesia - female empowerment through tech
Karen Newman, Director of Birmingham Open Media (BOM) reflects on three things they learned from their Indonesian adventure, which is transforming the way they are thinking at BOM in the wake of their upcoming residency