• DATA-CULTURE: our artists' lab is coming up soon!

    January 2017: Collusion's data-culture lab take's place 16-20 January 2017. It's a week long development session that will explore evolving ideas and ways in which artists can engage with this mass data culture, set against the backdrop of Cambridge as a leading centre of research and development. In October we invited artists to apply to take part and the deadline for applications has now passed. The opportunity was open to artists from all disciplines, with little or lots of experience of working with technology. The selected participants will have the unique opportunity to work in an intensive peer environment with artists, academics and computer engineers leading to new pilot projects.  Watch this space for further news on the data-culture lab and other future Collusion artists labs. #datalab

    Supported by Anglia Ruskin University, University of Cambridge Museums, Arts Council England & the Greater Cambridge, Greater Peterborough LEP. 

  • GCGP LEP awards Collusion £325,000 for in_collusion

    NOVEMBER 2016: Our 2016-2019 programme, in_collusion, has been awarded £325,000 by the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership (GCGP LEP). This matches pound for pound the earlier award from Arts Council England, announced July 2016.  in_collusion will support creative enterprise and innovation in six clusters - Cambridge, Bury St Edmunds, Huntingdon, King's Lynn, Peterborough and Wisbech. 

    The Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP’s Chief Executive, Neil Darwin, said: “The Creative Digital sector is one of our key sectors in the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP area, and an area we are keen to nurture and grow further. The in_collusion project presented a unique opportunity to support growth in our creative industries by bringing emerging technology to immersive events that will spark creativity and generate a new cluster of activity that will develop creative technology skills, and build new creative technology practices for the future.”  To find out more about the in_collusion programme ... Read more

  • NEWS: Arts Council England awards Collusion £325,000

    JULY 2016: We've been working with a range of partners for more than 12 months to develop our next programme - a creative enterprise programme focusing on increasing digital innovation across the arts and digital creative industries. In July 2016, Arts Council England announced a major award of £325,000 for in_collusion from the Ambition for Excellence fund. We said: "Collusion is delighted that our Arts Council England bid has been successful. We're really excited to get started on in_collusion, which we believe will be a transformative initiative in digital creativity and innovation across the area and in the arts nationally"

    The programme will incorporate i) a talent development programme for emerging artists from across the UK, providing access to skills, learning, support and expertise, with a linked commissioning programme and ii) the development of creative enterprise activity in five clusters across the GCGP area based on local strengths and needs, supporting knowledge transfer out of Cambridge. 

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