Call Out for Digital Ambassadors: Wave-Field Crewe & Salford

Wave-Field – outdoor digital art installation AMBASSADORS PROGRAMME OPEN CALL / DEADLINE: Sunday 10 November 2019 Cheshire East Council, SHIFT and QuaysCulture are delighted to announce this exciting opportunity for residents of Greater Manchester and Cheshire East. Wave-Field is an internationally renowned artwork produced by Lateral Office and CS Design

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Stunning artwork to light up Cheshire East

Illuminated Seesaws to turn North into Musical Playground! A hugely-popular travelling light & sound installation is set to wow crowds in Cheshire East this November! Wave-Field, a world-famous interactive art installation in the form of illuminated music generating seesaws, is embarking on a tour of the north of England, from

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EU Code Week in Cheshire East Libraries

Cheshire East Council’s Shift programme for digital, creative technology and new media has received funding from Google to deliver computer coding based activity as part of EU Code Week. This funding enables us to run public access and schools workshops in partnership with Libraries across the borough over two weeks

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Silk Is The Soul – 360 at Treacle Market

Silk is the soul is a 360 video exploring the silk heritage of Macclesfield with a new perspective. Derelict mills left behind from the peak of the industrial revolution become the backdrop for a series of interventions, performed by young people from the town, and using silk processes as inspiration.

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Project to help unlock young people’s Creative & Digital talent

  A project has been launched to help unlock the creative talents of Crewe’s young people and inspire them to take up careers in digital and creative industries. MakoCreate has been commissioned by Cheshire East Council to deliver a three-year project offering young people, who are facing challenging circumstances, opportunities

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BBC VR in Cheshire Libraries this Summer

This Summer SHIFT is working with Cheshire East Libraries to promote BBC VR experience across the borough. Get ready to experience BBC storytelling like you never have before. In Virtual Reality you’re not just seeing the story, you’re part of it. Virtual Reality (VR) means experiencing stories in a fully

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COSMOS 2019 Photo of Julie Freeman - artist

COSMOS 2019 Residency – Artist Announced

SHIFT and Abandon Normal Devices (AND) are delighted to announce Julie Freeman as artist in residence for COSMOS 2019. Freeman is collaborating with Jodrell Bank astrophysicists to develop a new immersive audio-visual experience, to be showcased during bluedot festival. For COSMOS, bringing together Jodrell Bank Observatory’s world leading research and LiDAR scans

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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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