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Watch Friday Forums 7 to 9 again!

Our Friday Forum event series was delivered in partnership with Visual Arts Scotland between April and July 2020. Each Friday Forum featured four contributors from a variety of creative backgrounds who showcased snippets of their work, gave virtual tours around their studio space, and/or provided insights into their creative practice.

Friday Forum was developed by Creative Informatics in partnership with Visual Arts Scotland, and in support of the Emergency Art Workers’ Support Fund (EAWSF) instigated by Visual Arts Scotland to support creatives facing a loss of income due to Covid-19. You can watch Friday Forum 7, 8, and 9 below!

Friday Forum 7

Friday Forum 7 took place on the 12th of June and was hosted by Sarah Calmus from Visual Arts Scotland and Creative Informatics Senior Research Fellow Ingi Helgason. Our contributors were sculptor and writer Jonathan Ford, artist and illustrator Ursula Kam-Ling Cheng, artist and animator Benjamin Hall, and Hidden Door Director Hazel Johnson.

Friday Forum 8

Friday Forum 8 took place on the 26th of June and was hosted by Sarah Calmus from Visual Arts Scotland and Creative Informatics Director Chris Speed. Our contributors were writer and accessibility consultant Julie Farrell, designer and maker Olive Pearson, artist Carrie Fertig, and musician Alice Allen.

Friday Forum 9

Friday Forum 9 took place on the 3rd of July and was hosted by Sarah Calmus from Visual Arts Scotland and Creative Informatics Research Fellow Inge Panneels. Our contributors were hip-hop artist Shaheeda Sinckler, filmmaker Paul Sng, sound engineer Jane Ruseva Datony, and filmmaker Callum Boath.

We’ll have more Friday Forum videos coming very soon! If you have questions about any of our previous Friday Forum contributors, please contact the Creative Informatics team at creativeinformatics@ed.ac.uk.

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