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ICT & ART CONNECT - Study
ICT & ART CONNECT Study
During 2014, DG CONNECT funded a study into the use of art in ICT research. You will struggle to find the report on the European Commission's DG CONNECT web site and on the STARTS Platform web site. However, here we provide easy access to the results: A pdf brochure produced by the study can be downloaded here (opens in new window): Study Brochure. A pdf version of the study report can be downloaded here (opens in new window): Study Report.
On our ICT & ART Research Organisations page you will also find a link to the map of research organisations that the study has developed, along with the facility to register yourself or your organisation.
Below is a summary of the objectives of the study, taken from the tender open call documents issued in the summer of 2013:
ICT & ART CONNECT Study (Also called ICT ART CNECT Study)
The study will create a map of institutions and ongoing programmes/activities linking ICT and the arts in Europe and worldwide. It will analyse best practices to enhance interaction between artists and IT experts and to increase the impact of these interactions on innovation and creativity. From this analysis, recommendations will be drawn for a DG Connect strategy to engage more broadly with the arts in H2020. The aim is to thereby contribute to enhancing creativity and innovation in society, technology, science, education, and business and to more gracefully, better embedding science and technology in society. The following 4 objectives should be addressed:
More information about this study is available on the ICT & ART CONNECT study web site, and additional content will be published here as and when it becomes available.
Summary taken from the study web site site:
Past activities on the contributions of artistic practices to innovative ICT developments, namely ICT & Art 2012, FET-ART and ICT & ART CONNECT 2013 demonstrated the worldwide emergence of communities of hybrid researchers. These researchers develop new technological applications responding to specificities of their artistic creativity, creating however potential for innovation outside their original scope.
The recognition of these emergences by the European Commission led to the launching of the ICT ART CNECT study, in order to characterize and connect artistic communities of ICT researchers at all levels, including institutions, companies and individuals. The study is creating a map of individuals and institutions engaged in artistic practices within ICT research projects in Europe and world-wide. It will analyse best practices to enhance interaction between artists-researchers and other IT experts and to increase the impact of these interactions on innovation and creativity in Europe. It will not only analyse success stories but also it will identify where are the main needs and demands.
From this analysis, recommendations will be drawn for a DG CONNECT strategy to engage more broadly with the arts in H2020.
The aim is to thereby contribute to enhancing creativity and innovation in society, technology, science, education, and business and to more gracefully better embedding science and technology in society.
ICT ART CNECT is organizing a number of round-tables in the most relevant conferences in the field happening this year: 4th Computer Art Congress, 1-3 September, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Ars Electronica, 4-8 September, Linz, Austria and ArtsIT - Fourth International Conference on Arts and Technology, 10-12 November, Istambul, Turkey.
The main event of the study will be ICT & ART CONNECT 2014, at BOZAR in the context of BEAF, where results will be presented.
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