Technology in the Arts

Insider Look: An Interview with AMT-Lab's Publisher

Insider Look: An Interview with AMT-Lab's Publisher

Dr. Brett Ashley Crawford, AMT Lab Publisher and Assistant Teaching Professor of Arts Management at Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College, sits down with contributor Kate Martin to discuss her experiences as an arts manager, and the future of arts and technology.  

Hammerstep Co-Founder on Intersection Between Dance and Technology

Hammerstep Co-Founder on Intersection Between Dance and Technology

Hammerstep is a progressive modern dance company with influences from historically rebellious dance forms, including Irish, tap, hip hop and African stepping and strives to push artistic boundaries through the groundbreaking use of technology and thought-provoking themes. AMT Lab contributor Katie Grennan caught up with co-founder Garrett Coleman to talk about how technology has allowed him to take his innovative dance company to the next level. 

What's On Your Phone, Jon Zifkin?

What's On Your Phone, Jon Zifkin?

AMT Lab Contributor Anne Marie Padelford recently caught up with Jon Zifkin, the head of Customer Success at Intellitix, an RFID company that provides access control and cashless payment systems for live events. Read on to learn more about his favorite apps!

What's On Your Phone, Natalie Howard?

What's On Your Phone, Natalie Howard?

AMT Lab Contributor Kate Grennan caught up with Natalie Howard, the Director of the Trinity Irish Dancers, a world renowned dance program based in Chicago, Illinois with additional locations throughout Wisconsin. She currently manages the Academy’s office and is passionate about working in the non-profit performing arts space.

What's On Your Phone, Natalie Howard?

What's On Your Phone, Natalie Howard?

AMT Lab Contributor Kate Grennan caught up with Natalie Howard, the Director of the Trinity Irish Dancers, a world renowned dance program based in Chicago, Illinois with additional locations throughout Wisconsin. She currently manages the Academy’s office and is passionate about working in the non-profit performing arts space. Click here to learn more about her favorite apps!

Interview with The Center for the Future of Museums' Elizabeth Merritt

Interview with The Center for the Future of Museums' Elizabeth Merritt

AMT Lab Chief Editor Patrick Zakem recently interviewed Elizabeth Merritt, Vice President for Strategic Foresight at the American Alliance of Museums and founding director of the Center for the Future of Museums – a think-tank and research & development lab for the museum. Elizabeth Merritt is the author of the Alliance’s annual TrendsWatch report, and writes and speaks prolifically on the trends shaping the future of nonprofit organizations. Read the interview here!

Interview with Michael Mael: Technology as a Tool to Reach New Audiences

Interview with Michael Mael: Technology as a Tool to Reach New Audiences

AMT Lab Editor Stewart Urist sat down with the Executive Director of Washington National Opera, Michael Mael, for a wide ranging discussion about his career and the opportunities technology brings to the arts.

Part Two Talking about the Virtual Pillow

Ella Baff, Artistic and Executive Director of Jacob’s Pillow visited Carnegie Mellon on Tuesday February 28.  The following addendum to last week’s blog post is a result of online conversations with Jacob's Pillow General Manager Connie Chin. Andre Bouchard:  Could you talk about the development process of the Virtual Pillow? How did you decide what features to put in? How did the process unfold?

Technology in the Arts #53

Our most recent episode features the final two interviews from the 2008 Technology in the Arts National Conference, the third annual Pittsburgh-based conference dedicated exclusively to technology strategy and implementation for artists and arts managers. Special thanks to composer and sound designer Joseph Fosco for providing our new theme song. Learn about Joseph and his work at www.JosephFosco.com.

This episode features interviews with:

For more information about the conference, visit www.TechnologyInTheArts.org/Conference.

Reminder - If you have any questions or interesting discussion items, please send them to podcast@technologyinthearts.org.

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Podcast - Technology in the Arts #53