Signals Media: Plug In Symposium

Plug In Symposium is a two day event of talks and workshops exploring digital creativity and how it can be used for cultural education.

Across the two days you will discover inspiring projects, learn industry best practice and get hands on with exciting technologies. This event is suitable for artists, educators and those involved in the cultural sector learning.

Thursday 9 February

How do we engage communities using creative technology?

  • Video Game Remixing (workshop) – Frazer Merrick, Signals
  • Digital, Diversity and Community – Jo Nancarrow, Essex Cultural Diversity Project
  • Phantom forms: Creating Playable Artworks (workshop) – Liam Roberts and Natalie Whitney, Collusion
  • Expression, Animation & Playful Creativity – Emily May-Gordon, Artist
  • Cross Curriculum iPad Filmmaking – Maddie Exton, Artist
  • How Can Video Games Development Support Digital Literacy and Engage New Audiences with Archive Collections – Emily Godden, Virtually There Studio CIC

Friday 10 February

How do we support communities to create new creative work?

  • Paper Based Computing (workshop) – Frazer Merrick, Signals
  • Indigenous Knowledge, Citizen Science and Creative Data Collection – Lora Aziz, Artist
  • Introduction to Accessible Instrument Design – Tim Yates, Artist
  • Neurodiversity and Digital Art – Brad Rumble, Artist
  • Inclusive Video Art Collaborations (workshop) – Judd Moses Druce, Artist
  • More speakers TBC

Supported by the Essex County Council Arts and Cultural Fund.

Event details


February 9 - 10, 2023


10:00am - 3:00pm


£30.00 - £50.00

Who for?

For the whole family

How to book

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Booking required.

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