Join us on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th April as we livestream the PLATFORM shift+ Creative Forum. The Forum will share, discover, and develop new opportunities for creative connections between emerging and evolving technologies and the arts.

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This year we are hosted by VAT Teater, Tallinn,  and our focus is “Big Data – Targeting Democracy”. TED-style talks delivered by global experts and international guests will introduce the audience to the pressing questions connected with this highly topical subject. The theatre makers from all over Europe will also discuss how culture/theatre can react on the potential threat of “Targeting Democracy”

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Friday 7th & Saturday 8th April, Livestream

Discover new ideas for facing the digital future. View the speaker intros below to get inspiration from the scheduled speakers as they offer thoughts and practices for navigating through the shifting digital landscape.

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Friday 7th April, 16:30 – 17:55 (UTC)

Speaker 1 |

The Anatomy of Collaboration” Loore Martma | Tallinn (EE)

Speaker 2 |

“Interactive Narratives” Marian Ursu | York (UK)

Speaker 3|

Interventions for People’s Smart Sculpture

Martin Koplin | Bremen, (DE) & Jørgen Callesen | Copenhagen, (D)

Speaker 4 |

Smart Dust – Future Visions” Jurgo Preden | California (USA)


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Saturday 8th April, 16:00 – 18:00 (UTC)

Speaker 1|

I have only shown that there is a bomb“ Facebook analysis and the campaign of Donald Trump” Hannes Grassegger | Zurich (CH)

Speaker 2 |

Big Data – so what?” Kalev Pihl | Tallinn (EE)

Speaker 3 |

“Use of social media in the Arabic spring and Islamic State” Dirk Emmerich | (DE)

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To find out more about PLATFORM shift+ click here

To watch speakers from previous Creative Forums click here