bloc    March 13, 2010

Date: September 2007Partner: Arts Council of Wales | www.artswales.orgPartner: Conwy County Borough Council | www.conwy.gov.uk This report brings together findings drawn together from on-the-ground research, programme delivery and mapping exercises carried out during phase 2 of northern bloc. The report serves to inform current and future project partners and other providers on the creative technology [...]

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bloc    January 11, 2010

The bloc bulletin is a free email publication containing news about bloc activities as well as breaking news about events and opportunities in Wales, the UK and beyond for the creative technology sector. The bulletin is published fortnightly. Bulletin subscribers are also able to add their own news to the bulletin. Subscribe to the Bulletin [...]

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bloc    December 2, 2006

Date: 14th June 2006Venue:Blaenau Gwent County Borough CouncilPartner: Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council | http://www.blaenau-gwent.gov.ukPartner: Welsh Development Agency | http://www.wda.co.uk The Southern Bloc Pilot Project identified levels of current provision and activity, and the needs of practitioners in Blaenau Gwent and the Heads of the Valleys. The project also developed a network of practitioners and [...]

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bloc    November 2, 2006

Date: 3 April 2006Venue:Northern Bloc OfficePartner: Conwy County Borough Council | www.conwy.gov.uk Partner: Arts Council of Wales | www.acw-ccc.org.uk The aims of the Northern Bloc Conwy Pilot Project were to identify current provision and the needs of practitioners, and develop networks to provide opportunities for professional development and growth of the creative technology sector across [...]

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bloc    June 6, 2006

Date: September 2007Partner: Arts Council of Wales | www.artswales.orgPartner: Conwy County Borough Council | www.conwy.gov.uk The overall aim of the evaluation was to assess the success of the northern bloc projects in terms of the quality and effectiveness of the services offered during the project, and whether project participants had also received additional benefits in [...]

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bloc    May 10, 2005

Strategy extract: This strategy is directed at commercial creative businesses who compete globally in the tradable services sector and make an important contribution to modern economies. Outline: The strategy for the creative industries in Wales aims to: Support and encourage those Wales-based creative businesses that can make a significant contribution to the economy in Wales. [...]

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bloc    May 7, 2005

Date: May 2003 In 2002 Bloc commissioned two major pieces of research. These reports are:A Survey of New Media & Visual Art in Wales, Dr Justin Marshall, January 2003A Review of New Media Art in Wales, Eddie Berg, May 2003 Outline: Bloc commissioned this research because it needed, as an organisation, to identify what provisions [...]

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bloc    January 3, 2005

Remote – Creativity, Technology and Remoteness

Remote, edited by Emma Posey, is a collection of essays by a distinguished group of academics, artists, business consultants, sociologists, philosophers, arts organisers and curators. Outline: The essays which span a broad range of subjects, explore the recently integrated field of creativity, technology and remoteness. The publication considers the new geographies that information proximity and [...]

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