Ludi Lunt (2014)

Ludi Lunt (2014)

Ludi Lunt    We are preparing for a very 21st Century event to be held at the Lunt Roman Fort in Coventry, aimed at helping to breathe new life into the historic Fort – and applications are now open for people to get involved in a unique weekend of creativity, invention and fun. Ludi Lunt (roughly translated from Latin: ‘public games at the Lunt’) takes place over the weekend of Sat 6th and Sun 7thSeptember, and is a hackathon-style event. Our aim with the event is to bring together creative people from around the UK to devise ways to improve the visitor experience, reveal more of the site’s fascinating past and breathe new life into this cultural gem, helping to re-establish the Lunt as a major Roman visitor attraction. Ludi Lunt is being organised by staff from the Lunt and its management team, who are working with a diverse group of local historians and hackathon experts to put this very special event together. We are now looking to recruit people with a range of skills to take part in the event, including historians, artists, hackers, gamers, coders, writers, performers, designers, social media whizzes, educational professionals and craftspeople – as well as anyone who feels that they have ideas to contribute to a weekend of innovation and creativity. In return for your efforts, you will have the unique opportunity to spend a weekend with other creative people at this amazing location, including camping, eating and working in the grounds of the Lunt. There will also be prizes for the best ideas generated over the course of the weekend, as well as the opportunity...
Random String (2013/14)

Random String (2013/14)

Ever wondered how technology might make your work more interactive? Or, until now have you never wondered? Random String is a creative play project using interactive technology. We don’t believe that all artists have to work with new technologies, but we’d like to help tackle some of the barriers that prevent practitioners for dipping their toe. Random String is a project that does just that, through a series of collaborations and residencies, we’re supporting artists take their first steps towards a technology driven enquiry. On March the 7th 2014 we hosted a symposium at Warwick Arts Centre, with talks, panel discussions, hands-on workshops and demonstrations. We want artists to have practical, down to earth encounters with creative technology in a supportive environment. Random String. Putting technology into the hands and minds of artists. To find out more about the project, please visit http://randomstring.ludicrooms.com  Random String is a Ludic Rooms project, produced in partnership with Warwick Arts Centre. It has been generously supported by Arts Council...
Fargo Hack/play Space (2011)

Fargo Hack/play Space (2011)

In November 2011, we spent 1 month in residency at the Talking Birds curated Fargo Space.  The residency resulted in the exhibition of a series of interactive pieces and works-in-progress linked by the theme of how technology can help audiences of all ages explore spaces. We also invited 2 local artists (whose work we love) to visit us and take part in micro-residencies throughout November, sharing ideas and skills. The residency concluded with a series of (very cheap) circuit bending workshops on the 26th and 27th of November. Open to the public and aimed at complete beginners absolutely anyone was able to come along and have a go at repurposing an electronic...