This year’s programme: Cultivate our cultural heritage of tomorrow

Text by Jördis Hille Whether in the form of texts, images or videos, our cultural heritage is growing constantly. Increasingly, it is being produced not only by creative minds, but also by smart algorithms. Inspired by the European Year of Cultural Heritage, we want to seek out what is worth preserving in the past and […]

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Why Artificial Intelligence Determines What We Feel and Think

Artificial intelligence (AI) is considered the main driver of the digital revolution and increasingly pervades our daily personal and professional lives. How are self-learning algorithms influencing our creativity, language and the scope of our perception? Holger Volland talked with many of THE ARTS+ experts during the last two years and is convinced that technology is already […]

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THE ARTS+ INNOVATION SUMMIT 2018 – A strong voice for innovation frameworks: Creative sectors united!

By Nina Klein, programme curator of THE ARTS+ Innovation Summit THE ARTS+ Innovation Summit was launched in 2017 to bring together people who are passionate about international innovation support for the creative sectors. In 2018, this international network has grown. When it gathers again on Wednesday, 10 October 2018, in THE ARTS+ Salon at the […]

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THE ARTS+ @ Berlinale

Receive more examples and developments my mail. Subscribe to the THE ARTS+ newsletter: subscribe here. EDITED VERSION: THE EXAMPLES USED BY SPEAKERS ADDED TO THEIR SESSION BELOW     “AI: From screen to creation – a + for the Film Industry” is the title of the first satellite event of THE ARTS+ in 2018, which took […]

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Four experts share their views on 2018

What trends and developments can we look forward to in the creative industries and arts in 2018? What digital projects will major cultural institutions like the Städel Museum in Frankfurt and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London promote?      “Three years ago, the Städel Museum launched its Digital Expansion, which will continue with […]

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Will humans and machines create the future together?

In 2018, THE ARTS+ will be in touch with you all the year round! Therefore, the creative business festival of the Frankfurter Buchmesse will take place in different locations with a variety of events throughout the year. What lies ahead of THE ARTS+ in 2018? Holger Volland, founder of THE ARTS+, gives some insights. Artificial […]

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Charting new territory: a compass for cultural institutions

by Annapaula Freire de Oliveira, Community Editor , Europeana Foundation, and Michael Gubbins, Journalist , Sampomedia   On 11 October, Europeana invited pioneering cultural institutions to present their digital strategies during THE ARTS+, a creative business festival within the Frankfurter Buchmesse. Journalist Michael Gubbins (Sampomedia) led the discussions on digital transformation in museums and libraries. In this special extended blog […]

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“Being part of THE ARTS+ was a fantastic chance for the Motovun Group” – Jean Arcache

How can publishers benefit from digital technology? This question was at the heart of a panel discussion organised by The Motovun Group of International Publishers at this year’s THE ARTS+. In this interview,  Jean Arcache, President of Motovun Group of International Publishers, talks about the group and its participation in THE ARTS+ 2017.   Mr […]

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A question of attitude: Why Art 4.0 pushes all boundaries

  By Anika Meier You might mistake it for an April Fool’s stunt, the bizarre thing Jeff Koons and Snapchat just announced together. But it’s rather unlikely that Snapchat would indulge in humour at the launch of its new AR art platform art.snapchat.com early in October. And, actually, it’s really just one of them – […]

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Inspiring, bold, amazing.

We like to thank our amazing speakers, partners and exhibitors for THE ARTS+ success this year – and we´re very happy to hear that they enjoyed the festival as much as we did. Here are some voices and nice words about this year´s THE ARTS+.      „The Europeana Foundation was a key partner of […]

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THE ARTS+ takes part at MVB Data Summit

Manage your data – create future  Join data experts in the book industry and business stakeholders alike for the second MVB Data Summit conference. This unique event, held in the heart of Frankfurt, is where the top German book publishers, booksellers and data experts gather to learn about the leading technologies and strategies for succeeding […]

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