Digital Arts Forum Social Networking Event – Derby, 23 April 2008, 6.30pm

The Digital Arts Forum invites you to a Social Networking Event at the Assembly Rooms (, Reception Suit, Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AH on Wednesday 23th April at 6.30pm.

This event offers an informal meeting and networking place for all artists and arts workers in the East Midlands region with the focus on promoting opportunities for artists to show and produce work.

The Digital Arts Forum website ( will be officially relaunched and the aims and functions of the regional arts networking platform are discussed by its manager Anna Petry, Digital Arts Officer at Broadway (

Presentations from Derby’s and Leicester’s digital media institutions will lead into a discussion to create stronger links and exchanges in the regional arts scene.

Louise Clements, Senior Curator at QUAD ( will give an update on the centre and current developments leading to the opening this summer.

Louise Angell, BBC Manager, Derby Big Screen ( will inform about the ways to get involved in the screen’s artistic programme.

Chris Tyrer, Phoenix Arts’ Digital Content Co-ordinator ( will present the latest developments and opportunities of the Phoenix Digital programme.

The event is free and open to everyone.

Please RSVP until April 15 to

anna [at]


The Digital Arts Forum is organised by Anna Petry, and funded by Arts Council England: East Midlands.