Arts and Technology

December 12, 2011 by admin
October 2011, 32 pages. Monitor Institute, 101 Market Street, Suite 1000, San Francisco, CA, 94101, (415) 932-5300 www.monitorinstitute.com. Read More...
November 30, 2010 by admin
The world is constantly evolving in how it uses technology. In consequence, the arts field has struggled, adapted, and sometimes excelled in its own utilization of technology. To capture and better understand these trends, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation commissioned a study of technology usage in the arts field to learn about organizations’ practices and needs. This report combines a comprehensive survey of the arts field with more recent in-depth qualitative research. Read More...
September 2, 2010 by admin
US computer and video game software sales totaled $11.7 billion in 2008. Sixty-eight percent of American households play computer or video games. Forty percent of all game players are women. The average game player is thirty-five years old and has been playing video games for twelve years. Twenty-five percent of Americans over the age of fifty play video games. Source: The Entertainment Software Association1 Read More...
September 2, 2010 by admin
From computer-mediated poetry, read on a laptop computer while sitting in a wireless café in Paris, to touring works of performing arts, such as composer Pamela Z’s Baggage Allowance, an installation and performance based on her world travels, new media artworks are becoming an integral part of the global cultural environment. Read More...
September 1, 2010 by admin
If you ever read information online or download and print materials from the Internet, you are part of the “digital divide.” While most, if not all, members of philanthropic organizations in the United States may take for granted high-quality access to the Internet, many people of color, indigenous people, and people living in rural areas have none or only very limited ability to use computers and gain access to the kinds of information and education that can improve their lives. Read More...
September 1, 2010 by admin
Every member of the arts community has been affected by the unprecedented challenges and opportunities proffered by technology. The last decade has observed our field coming to terms with this disruptive force in inspiring and innovative ways. Equally exhilarating and demanding, these transformations have challenged many previous assumptions about the role of the arts and culture sector. Read More...
May 28, 2010 by Abigail
March 2010, 68 pages. Grantmakers in Film + Electronic Media, 2406 Fairmount Ave, Baltimore, MD, 21244, 410-675-4024, www.gfem.org Read More...
May 28, 2010 by Abigail
2009, 123 pages. Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History Foundation, 900 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90007, 213-763-3466, www.nhm.org Read More...
May 14, 2010 by Abigail
September 2008, 53 pages. John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, 140 S. Dearborn St, Chicago, IL, 60603, 312-726-800, www.macfound.org Read More...
March 9, 2010 by Abigail
March 2009, 85 pages, ISBN 978-1-932326-32-1. Council on Library and Information Resources, 1752 N Street NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC, 20036, 202-939-4750, www.loc.gov Read More...