Here is a selection of the artcasting project team’s research and knowledge exchange activities.

Presentations and events:

Invited seminar: Artcasting: digital & mobile cultural heritage evaluation. Australian National Maritime Museum, 6 September 2016. (Jen Ross). Dr Lynda Kelly from the museum wrote a blog post following this seminar.

Invited seminar: Speculative method in digital education research. Centre for Research on Learning and Innovation. University of Sydney, 24 August 2016. (Jen Ross)

Demonstration – Artcasting at Common Ground – the AHRC Commons festival 2016. York, 21 June 2016. (Christopher Ganley, Jeremy Knox, Jen Ross and Chris Speed)

Conference presentation: Casting a line: hospitality, trajectory and artcasting in ARTIST ROOMS co-production. What Does Heritage Change? Association of Critical Heritage Studies, Montreal, 4-7 June 2016.  (Jen Ross)

Artcasting workshop with students from the University of York’s MA in Cultural Heritage Management. Bowes Museum. 15 April 2016.

Open seminar: Cultural Heritage, Digital Engagement and Visitor Experience. C0-hosted by ARTIST ROOMS, National Galleries of Scotland, and the Artcasting project, 25 May 2016.

Conference presentation: “where does this work belong?” new digital approaches to evaluating engagement with art. MW2016: Museums and the Web 2016. Los Angeles. (Jeremy Knox). 6-9 April 2016.

Seminar: Artcasting presentation, Scottish Network on Digital Cultural Resources Evaluation, Workshop 3. 31 March 2016. (Jen Ross)

Artcasting Workshop, Young Voices, Bowes Museum. 11 March 2016.

Public engagement event: Drop-in artcasting session, Robert Mapplethorpe: The Magic in the Muse. Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. 27 February 2016.

Twitter chat: On 1 March 2016, the artcasting team hosted a Twitter chat with the #museumedoz group in Australia. A record of the chat is available on Storify.

Seminar:  Introducing Artcasting, Digital Meetup, National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh. 2 March 2016. (Jen Ross)

Lightning talk: Artcasting. Digital Cultural Heritage Research Network Workshop 1, University of Edinburgh. 29 January 2016.

Conference presentation: Artcasting: digital and mobile cultural heritage evaluation. Connected Communities Heritage Network Symposium 2016. University of Lincoln. (Claire Sowton) 14-15 January 2016. A video recording of Claire’s presentation is now available.

Public engagement event: Drop in session at National Galleries of Scotland. Artcasting: Make new connections with ARTIST ROOMS: Roy Lichtenstein. 10 January 2016.

Public engagement event: Artcasting @ Explorathon, European Researchers’ Night, 25 September 2015.

Twitter chat: inventive evaluation. Digital Learning Network #DLNetChat series, 4 September 2015.

Conference presentation: Using mobilities-informed methods to support creative and innovative approaches to arts evaluation. Interweaving Conference, School of Education, University of Edinburgh, 2 September 2015 (Claire Sowton and Jen Ross)

Seminar: Artcasting: New approaches to evaluating engagement with art. On the move: mobile learning in museums and galleries, Thursday 30 July, V&A London, Digital Learning Network. (Claire Sowton)

Workshop: Artcasting and ARTIST ROOMS on Tour: Using mobilities-informed methods to support new approaches to arts evaluation. Cultural Heritage Communities: Technologies and Challenges WorkshopCommunities and Technologies 2015. 28 June 2015, Ireland. (Jen Ross)

Seminar: Exploring design-led digital education research: developing ‘artcasting’ to support new approaches to arts evaluation. Digital Cultures and Education seminar series, University of Edinburgh, 31 October 2014. (Jen Ross)


Press:

New app aims to cast a spell over visitors to exhibition at The Bowes Museum. Teesdale Mercury, 6 December 2015. http://www.teesdalemercury.co.uk/Articles/new-app-aims-to-cast-a-spell-over-visitors-to-exhibition-at-the-bowes-museum#sthash.nDp3zNKF.PPLczoPq.dpbs

Richardson, K. (2015) Bowes Museum trials new app designed to change the way visitors view art. Northern Echo, 28 November 2015. http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/14110057.Bowes_Museum_trials_new_app_designed_to_change_the_way_visitors_view_art/


Publications:

Knox, J. and Ross, J., (2016). “where does this work belong?” new digital approaches to evaluating engagement with art. Proceedings of the Museums and the Web conference, 2016, Los Angeles. http://mw2016.museumsandtheweb.com/proposal/where-does-this-work-belong-new-digital-approaches-to-evaluating-engagement-with-art/

Ross, J (2016). Speculative method in digital education research. Learning, Media and Technology.

Ross, J., Sowton, C., Knox, J. and Speed, C. (in press). Artcasting, mobilities, and inventiveness: engaging with new approaches to arts evaluation. Cultural Heritage Communities: Technologies and Challenges (eds L Ciolfi, A Damala, E Hornecker, M Lechner, L Maye). Routledge.