“Our ambition is to share with the world the privilege of surrounding oneself with art.” Christian H. Rother, smart-collectors

THE ARTS+ is about combining art with new technologies – but, above all, it is about people. We team up with start-ups, museums and tech companies and the creative minds behind them. Now, we would like to introduce our readers to some of these innovators on our blog. Today, we talked to Christian H. Rother, […]

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THE ARTS+ INTERVIEW: ARE ARTISTS CHALLENGING TECH?

Combining the arts with technology to create something meaningful. Harald Neidhardt, founder and curator of the #MLOVE festival interviewed by Holger Volland, founder THE ARTS+. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ur63ZoCW0gM&t=9s

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In London and Berlin: Two Evenings about tech in culture

Conversations have begun ahead of October’s second staging of The Arts+ at Frankfurt Book Fair, an examination of convergence in digital technology and the cultural context. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson  (first published in Publishing Perspectives, July 13, 2017) The news conference in Berlin (Image: © Frankfurter Buchmesse / Jördis Hille) ‘How the Arts Worlds Collide’ At […]

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Motovun Group celebrates 40th birthday with co-production and business hub at THE ARTS+

The Motovun Group of International Publishers is an association of people from around the world committed to publishing, creating, producing, selling and marketing books in all forms. Membership is by invitation only. The organisation comprises some 85 members representing more than 20 different countries and including well-known publishers such as Lannoo, Brandstätter Verlag, Place des Éditeurs, Roli Books, Thames […]

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Insight: how traditional Museums go digital today

“I use digital as an opportunity to reach out and share Vincent van Gogh’s life and work with the whole world.” – Martijn Pronk, Head of Digital Communication, Van Gogh Museum THE ARTS+ is about combining the arts with new technologies – but primarily it is all about people. We team up with museums, start-ups […]

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Opportunities of digitalisation for cultural institutions

Press talk on the opportunities of digitalisation for cultural institutions Holger Volland (THE ARTS+), Robert Lehmann (Google Arts & Culture), Diane Drubay (We Are Museums), and Carla Streckwall and Alexander Govoni (Refrakt) take a look at the digital future of the culture and creative industries. A virtual tour of an exhibition centre, digital technology used […]

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Reinventing Culture – Join the discussion on July 5 in London!

Reinventing Culture: How the Arts Worlds Collide in the Age of Technology Collaboration is the first step of the creative process – the brightest minds in the creative industries already use smart partnerships to innovate and stay one step ahead. Publishers, bloggers, designers, curators of digital content are working together and this results in great […]

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What to expect

#bebold and look for new horizons What to expect at THE ARTS+ festival: Our topics for THE ARTS+ 2017 Five days full of creativity and new possibilities. Five days filled with workshops, sessions and presentations by inspiring speakers from the culture and technology industries. Five days for artists, techies, designers, publishers, start-ups, entrepreneurs and pioneers. […]

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THE ARTS+ proud to cooperate with Artlab/ Fitzcarraldo Foundation

Whether architect, designer, game developer, film director, head of a collection or publisher – all of them have one thing in common: they create or curate cultural content. Thanks to digitalisation, any cultural asset can become digital content. This creates a new ecosystem within the creative industries, with new structures, processes and possibilities of collaboration […]

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Britta Friedrich and Hendrik Hellige

Hendrik and Britta about this year’s positioning of THE ARTS+

Last year, THE ARTS+ was launched as a new meeting place for the cultural and creative industries, and running parallel to Frankfurter Buchmesse. From 11 till 15 October 2017, it kicks off its second year – but we already spoke with Hendrik Hellige (Director Business Development Arts & Visual Culture) and Britta Friedrich (Programme Manager). […]

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Five days of inspiration for the culture and creative industries

Be bold! Live testing of innovative technologies, new digital business areas and exciting contacts at the next round of THE ARTS+ Frankfurt, 29 May 2017 – After its successful premiere last year, THE ARTS+ is back for another round – even bigger this time – during the Frankfurter Buchmesse, from 11 to 15 October 2017. […]

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