• Collusion welcomes Cambridge Consultants and ARM as colluders!

    January 2017:  Collusion are pleased to launch the in_collusion programme and announce commercial partnerships with two world-leading technology companies, ARM and Cambridge Consultants.

    The companies come together in an unprecedented partnership and will take a hands-on role in the initiative. Their engineers and technologists will collaborate with artists by offering technical expertise to support the creation of new artworks.

    The programme consists of major projects, such as artists commissions; small-scale R&D projects, including advancing ideas and developing prototypes and events, featuring technical workshops, labs and seminars.  Watch this space for further news on in_collusion and the opportunities available and upcoming events.

  • Find out about our amazing artists labs

    March 2017: We're holding two week-long development labs in May and June 2017. The deadline for applications has now passed (it was 5pm on 24 March 2017). Lab A: Virtual, augmented & mixed reality will take a practical and theoretical approach, framed within a peer-to-peer environment.  

    Lab B: Artificial intelligence will create a critical context for exploring AI from all perspectives, including the neighbouring areas of data culture and internet of things. The lab will be an excellent context for live art, writing, online projects, drama and other hybrid work. #collusionlabs

    Supported by Arts Council England & the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP, ARM, Cambridge Consultants, Anglia Ruskin University, University of Cambridge Museums, Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence and Cambridge Junction. 

  • 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. 

    If you are interested in collaborating with us, please get in touch

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