SHIFT Digital Ambassador Call Out

DEADLINE: 12:00 on Tuesday 21 May 2019 Abandon Normal Devices (AND) and SHIFT are delighted to announce the second year for this exciting opportunity for residents of Cheshire East to gain skills and experience as digital Ambassadors for the COSMOS programme. COSMOS is flagship international art-science residency exploring deep space

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Abandon Normal Devices (AND) Director Vacancy (Maternity Cover)

SHIFT’s commissioning partner for the COSMOS residency at Jodrell Bank (July 2019) Abandon Normal Devices (AND) are currently seeking a Director (Mat Cover). Abandon Normal Devices is a catalyst for new approaches to art making and digital invention. All details can be found on their website:  https://www.andfestival.org.uk/blog/director-mat-cover/   COSMOS by

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Wanted: Sound Artist for Silk is the Soul

Silk a Soul is a project developed by and for young people exploring Macclesfield’s silk heritage through digital media. We are looking for a sound artist to work alongside artist Laurence Payot and Film-maker Tim Brunsden to create a soundtrack for a 360 film inspired by the silk heritage of

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Playable City Tokyo Residency 2018 Open for Applications

Applications open until May 16.   Watershed and the  British Council seek two UK-based creative professionals to participate in a two-stage Playable City Tokyo Residency in June and September 2018. The Playable City Tokyo Residency is an opportunity to collaboratively research and develop playful ideas at the intersection of art, technology, society

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Public Art Commission, Macclesfield

Macclesfield Council seeks an experienced public artist to work with stakeholders to create unique artwork for the Town. Macclesfield train station is the gateway to the town for a large number of commuters, visitors, shoppers and residents. On leaving the station, travellers are currently faced with a blank, grey breeze-block

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Volunteers wanted to support Macclesfield Event

Introduction Cheshire East Council is hosting a symposium called Convergence, which is a conference style event to celebrate the first years of its Arts Council funded digital arts programme called SHIFT. This programme has been delivered in partnership with a local network called the Weave that is made up of

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Measuring the true value of creative exports

The Creative Industries Federation and the Creative Industries Council are collecting data on digital exports with the aim to capture the sector’s true value.  They need as many organisations as possible to respond. Please take a few minutes to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/digitalexportsurvey The responses to this survey are to be used in a

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