As digital crowdsourced art continues as a mode of art making, it is necessary to developed an understanding of which features of digital arts programming are crucial in the engagement of digital audiences. The following analysis of four digital art projects focuses on the participatory, rather than the interactive, specifically projects wherein audiences become artists by participating in the creation of a piece of art by making one or more creative contributions. Perhaps not surprising, agency and control were identified as significant to participation.
Emma Slayton, the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) fellow for data visualization at Carnegie Mellon University, spoke with AMT Lab about data visualization tools, techniques, and methods. Emma sees many opportunities for this science to develop in the non-profit and arts sectors.
Jill Robinson, President and CEO of TRG Arts, gave a talk at Carnegie Mellon recently. Afterwards we sat down with her to discuss technology and data for arts consulting.
AMT Lab recently served as a sponsor for the Museum Computer Network Conference hosted in Pittsburgh, PA. Our contributors attended the conference and reported their most interesting findings in the field.
This week, we're taking a look at the NEA's impact on Pennsylvania arts organizations through 8 INTERACTIVE charts.
AMT Lab brings you the best articles springing up from the web in this week's edition of the News Roundup.
AMT Lab contributor Wei Wei gives readers a detailed look into her digital analytics research.
AMT Lab contributor Justin Gilmore shares his first hand experience with online silent auction system at Society for Contemporary Craft and gives advice for arts managers who are interested in evaluating the effectiveness of a system.
Still not sure how Google Analytics could work for you? Kristen Sorek West's 2015 white paper will surely convince you.
Though often used to analyze traffic and commerce, Google Analytics is a powerful tool whose applications are near-limitless. In this new handbook, AMT Lab contributor Kathleen Grennan illustrates a number of ways in which arts managers of all types can use Google Analytics to make data-driven decisions in operational settings. From obtaining new audiences to bolstering fundraising efforts, this is a good introduction to this flexible tool. Click here to find the full report.