A creative community exploring cross-artform collaboration.

Packed with tech demos, discussion and talks, each event brings together artists, inventors, writers, directors, coders, content producers and commissioners to talk practical details, share inspiration and unpick their process.

We encourage open, informed and creative conversations around the wealth of opportunities for storytelling and audience engagement presented by emerging technology.

Carefully selected speakers combine hands-on demonstrations with candid case studies that tease out the philosophy and practice of collaborative design.

Attendees can poke around and play a bit, then discuss and reflect on projects pushing the boundaries of cross-discipline work.

Since the inaugural event at Furtherfield focussed on wearable tech, Artful Spark has travelled through immersive soundsensors, mixed reality and more, featuring the best in boundary-defying work: Imogen Heap’s magical Mi Mu gloves, musical barcodes, Björk’s binaural retrospective at MoMA, art you can taste, time travelling echo horns, and Linguine, an operating system for cities. 

Images of all events can be found here on Flickr.

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