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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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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THE ARTS+ launched to great success!

THANKS, MY FRIENDS! You all made the first edition of THE ARTS+ a great success – as a speaker, partner, exhibitor and engaging audience! The premiere comprised five days of a “fair within a fair” and an international conference featuring many prominent personalities (and David Hockney, just saying…). We counted 120.000 visitors, 15 state ministers, thousands of journalists […]

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Price List and Registration 2017

Register now for THE ARTS+ 2017 from 11-15 OCTOBER:  

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Wolf-Tassilo Sack

Wolf-Tassilo Sack is the executive producer at the film production company DROPOUT FILMS. He lives and works in Mainz, Germany. He began an internship at a classic advertising agency in Braunschweig in 200 and then worked his way up to the position of being Junior Art Director. To broaden his horizons, he decided to study […]

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