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Check out Collusion's Meetups, seminars and workshops throughout 2018. 

FREE | PLACES LIMITED | BOOKING ESSENTIAL | 18+

in_collusion events programme is kindly supported by Arts Council England Ambition for Excellence fund, the Greater Cambridge, Greater Peterborough LEP, Arm, Cambridge Consultants, Anglia Ruskin UniversityCambridge Junction, Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk, Metal Culture and Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence.

 

Workshop: LiDAR & Minecraft

Tuesday 17th April 2018

10:30 - 16:00

The Boathouse Bussiness Centre, 1 Harbour Square, Wisbech, PE13 3BH

Following on from our Meetup earlier in the year, we give software developers, artists and Minecraft enthusiasts the opportunity to work with LiDAR data to build Minecraft worlds. Using open source environment agency data, we will pull this into Minecraft and learn how to develop with it. Book a place here »

SHOWCASE: Reframing Bury St Edmunds

15:00 - 19:00 Friday 20th April, 10:00 - 16:00 Saturday 21st April, and 11:00 - 15:00 Sunday 22nd April 2018

Various sites across Bury St Edmunds - Hughes Electrical, Palmers Windows, the alleyway between WHSmith and The Works on Cornhill, and various other locations

Come for join us to for ‘reframe Bury St Edmunds’, 3 days of interactive art utilising technology in Bury St Edmunds. RSVP here »

Workshop: Augmented Reality

Tuesday 24th April 2018

10:30 - 16:00

Cambridge Junction, Clifton Way, Cambridge, CB1 7GX

Join us for this playful and experimental augmented reality (AR) workshop that is suitable for artists, designers and developers. We’ll show you how to build AR assets for mobile web, using AR:js and WEB rtc, technologies that enable AR experiences on Androids and iPhones. Click here to book »

SHOWCASE: My Lincoln Road Trail: Stories & Tea

Friday 27th April 2018

14:00 – 16:00

Age UK Peterborough, The Lindens, 86 Lincoln Road, Peterborough, PE1 2SN, United Kingdom

We'd be delighted if you can join us at Age UK on Friday 27th April to share your stories and experiences of the road. Numbers limited so please let us know if you can attend My Lincoln Road is a community playfinding project where a group of Peterborough-based creative industry professionals have worked to investigate the Lincoln Road and work to engage community groups and businesses. They've gathered data and stories from people with connections to Lincoln Road in the Millfield area. Let us know you are coming here »

SHOWCASE: My Lincoln Road Trail

Saturday 28th April 2018

17:00 – 20:00

Starting at The Lounge, 417 Lincoln Rd, Peterborough, PE1 2PF at 17:00, and going down the road with various performances, finishing with the final performance at Chaiiwala, 228 Lincoln Rd, Peterborough, PE1 2NE at 19:40

Take part in ‘My Lincoln Road Trail’ with a series of one-off performances featuring 5 artists up and down the road and in participating business, these will entertain and bring stories to life, capturing and celebrating the area. RSVP here »

Seminar: Mixing Realities

Tuesday 1st May 2018

14:00 - 16:00

Anglia Ruskin University, Rus203, East Road, Cambridge, CB1 1PT

Our experience of the world is now increasingly mediated by digital or ‘smart’ devices. We invite artists, academics, developers and companies to join us in looking at exemplar projects in the world of mixed reality. This will include practical projects (installations) as well as assessment of where the field of mixed reality is going. Join the debate, sign up here »

Workshop: Open Web & Java Scripting

Tuesday 8th May 2018

10:30 - 16:00

Metal Culture at Chauffeur's Cottage, St Peter's Road, Peterborough, PE1 1YX

Intrigued by coding and wondering if it’s for you? This workshop is suitable for artists, designers and creatives who want to take the first step in learning code. We will take you through the basics; understanding how to write code, use code libraries and glue it all together. Click here to book a place »

Workshop: A-Frame

Tuesday 15th May 2018

10:30 - 16:00

King's Lynn Arts Centre, 29 King Street, King's Lynn, PE30 1HA

Explore A-Frame, the increasingly popular way to develop virtual reality projects for the web. Drop your own VR assets into A-Frame and build content. Register here »

Meetup: Let's talk about arts & technology

Wednesday 23rd May 2018

Bury St Edmunds, venue TBC

Calling all artists curious about working with technology, all technologists curious about working with artists, and anyone else interested in arts and technology! Come and find out more in a relaxed, sociable environment. Booking is not yet open for this event. Join the Bury St Edmunds Meetup page to stay posted »

Seminar: Artificially Intelligent

Tuesday 26th June 2018

Cambridge Junction, Clifton Way, CB1 7GX, Cambridge

Cambridge has become a leading centre for the development of artificial intelligence (AI). Working with the Leverhulme Centre for Future Intelligence, we will look at how AI can be used in creative projects and installations. We will also explore the surrounding ethical concerns as AI becomes more pervasive in our lives. Please book here»

Meetup: Let's talk about arts & technology

Wednesday 27th June 2018

Peterborough, venue TBC

Calling all artists curious about working with technology, all technologists curious about working with artists, and anyone else interested in arts and technology! Come and find out more in a relaxed, sociable environment. Booking is not yet open for this event. Join the Peterborough Meetup page to stay posted »

Workshop: 360 Post Production

September, date TBC

Bury St Edmunds, venue TBC

How could virtual reality (VR) extend and develop your practice? Join this workshop to learn how to take raw 360 footage or other 360 assets and manipulate them for use VR worlds. We will explore post-production methodologies for developing film and animation work in VR. Book here»

Seminar: Making Things in VR

September, date TBC

Anglia Ruskin University, Rus203, East Road, Cambridge, CB1 1PT

This seminar is a great opportunity for artists, arts organisations and anyone working in a creative industry that’s interested in virtual reality to meet and connect. Speakers will show new work and explain their production methods, giving insights into new practice and techniques. Booking for this event is not yet available. To be made aware when booking opens, please join the Cambridge Meetup page here»

Seminar: More Data than we can Handle

October, date TBC

Anglia Ruskin University, Rus203, East Road, Cambridge, CB1 1PT

We invite artists and tech people to gather around the issue of data and how it is handled. Collusion will bring together speakers from art, technology and academia to explore data as art, data as evidence and data as raw material. Booking for this event is not yet available. To be made aware when booking opens, please join the Cambridge Meetup page here»

Meetup: Work in Progress

November, date TBC

Cambridge, venue TBC

Collusion invites artists, tech people and the general public to view work in progress on our 2018-2019 commissions. We have commissioned 6 new works for our major showcase in Spring 2019. Find out how our artists are getting on and hear more about their processes and practice. Booking for this event is not yet available. To be made aware when booking goes live, please click here and join our Cambridge Meetup page »