Co Curator / Selector for 'NOISEfestival', 2008

Billingham, Richard ORCID: 0000-0002-6474-5656 (2008) Co Curator / Selector for 'NOISEfestival', 2008. NOISEfestival 2008, Liverpool.

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Abstract

Billingham was a co - curator for NOISEfestival 2008. NOISEfestival.com was launched in Liverpool on 23rd February 2006 during the 2006 Liverpool Biennial. It was the UK’s first independent online arts showcase, presenting the best people under-25 in any artistic discipline that could be presented digitally. The platform was initiated following a highly successful blueprint from international events in Singapore and Australia. It included fashion, music, film, photography, fine art, design, architecture, the written word, graphic design, new media and illustration. NOISEfestival served as a virtual exhibition and aimed to project the next creative generation to a mass audience. It also helped talented young people break into the Creative Industries, serving as a professional network for young artists. It connected for example, musicians with filmmakers, fashion designers with photographers and writers with illustrators. The best work submitted was judged by a panel of Curators. For the 2008 festival, besides Billingham (Photography), the panel also included Zaha Hadid (Architecture), Badly Drawn Boy (Music), Tom Dixon (Product Design), Norman Rosenthal (Fine Art), James Sommerville of Attik (Graphics & New Media), Warp Films (Moving Image) and Big Active (Illustration). Media partnerships included MTV, BBC and MSN. There were exclusive events online and profiles of NOISEfestival.com artists across television, radio and print, including a dedicated NOISEfestival.com TV channel.

Item Type: Other
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Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Arts > Art
Research Priority Areas: Creative Practice as Research
Depositing User: Richard Billingham
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2020 09:44
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2020 09:44
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/8769

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