Arts Derbyshire is a strategic arts organisation for the County. Members include arts organisations, local authorities and public bodies with a remit for the arts. Three conferences have been held to date: July 2012 at the Level Centre in Rowsley, February 2014 at the Assembly Rooms in Chesterfield and November 2014 at The King George Gallery, Ilkeston.
Presentations at the Arts Derbyshire Conference - Friday, 14th November 2014 at The King George Gallery, Ilkeston
Charles Monkhouse presented a review of Derbyshire’s longest ever artwork, Derwent Pulse, which heralded the Made in Derbyshire brand on the light spheres. Derwent Pulse was a light flow the length of the Derwent, a Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site Partnership commission.
Ann Featherstone talked about her life as a Derbyshire writer and read one of her Ilkeston stories. Ann will be writing a short story about the conference for the Made in Derbyshire website.
Launch of the Made in Derbyshire app
Dan Boys began Audio Trails in 2005, where he creates location-based digital visitor experiences. Dan launched the interactive “Made in Derbyshire/ Discover Derbyshire & Peak District” app; it places oral histories and archive images within the setting they refer to.
David Gilbert presented D-Lab, Arts Derbyshire’s new digital arts space and previews what will be showing in 2015.
Made in Derbyshire 2015.
Sarah Merris from Chesterfield College presented their plans for Made in Derbyshire 2015.
Andrew Williams from First Movement presented their plans for Made in Derbyshire 2015 – a digital art exhibition called Dizzy.
Sharon Stevens-Cash presented a skeleton marketing plan for Made in Derbyshire 2015 and outlined some of the major plans for the year, including how to get involved. Sharon runs a successful marketing company locally and has had the privilege of working with a number of cultural partners in the county.
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