A Day of Innovation on the Future of the Book
8 December 2011 | Watershed, Bristol

Mike Phillips talks about how Plymouth University is informing innovation in the publishing sector and beyond.

  • NameMikE phillips
    Director of i-DAT
    University of Plymouth

    16:00  How to Innovate

Mike Phillips is Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts at the University of Plymouth, and director of i-DAT, a research group that acts as a catalyst for creative innovation across the fields of art, science and technology, facilitating regional, national and international collaborations and cultural projects. As a networked organisation and ‘cultural broker’ i-DAT’s transdisciplinary agenda fosters ‘open innovation’ and knowledge exchange between companies, institutions, communities and individuals. i-DAT is developing new ‘tools’ for production, dissemination and participation that challenge traditional models of creation and consumption, and embrace the shifting relationships between audiences and cultural producers. Through a rich interaction with teaching, research and enterprise, i-DAT is explores the transformative potential of Digital Art and Technology, developing new audiences, disseminating creative production and nurturing new cultural forms. [Read more…] [Follow on Twitter]