30 April 2012

It was a packed day of workshops, presentations, tours and discussions including:

  • The preview of artplayer.tv, a new digital platform for the arts developed with Arts Council England
  • Lunch from The Brink, a local social enterprise and Liverpool's first dry bar
  • An opportunity to design an object and print it off in 3D with DoES Liverpool
  • An amazing prototype for a poster that plays sound from design agency Uniform
  • Tours of the Mediated Garden, a collaborative artwork based on FACT's rooftop
  • A taster session for our new day-long course for beginners on shooting video on DSLR cameras
  • The top 10 tips for a great brand from design agency Smiling Wolf
  • Guided tours of the Robots and Avatars exhibition with co-curators body>data>space
  • A drop-in workshop with artist Neil Winterburn where you can create your own 3D thought constellation
  • Artwork by filmmaker / photographer and FACT Gallery Supervisor Washington Buckley
  • A behind the scenes presentation from animation studio Sparkle*
  • Discussions about the future of curating with the Open CuRate It team
  • A presentation and discussion about the ARtSENSE research project which explores the next step in interactive guides
  • A guide to planning a successful website from creative agency ICE
  • Music from local artist collective The Kazimier

The building was buzzing with FACT friends old and new, and we'd like to thank all of the fantastic individuals and organisations that made the day a great success.

To find out more, you can read the live blogs written by The Double Negative team, check out some photographs from the day in our photo gallery, plus see footage from The Kazimier's performance filmed by Washington Buckley.