Social Media & Creative Research: A Panel Discussion Between Artists and Information Professionals

Social Media & Creative Research: A Panel Discussion Between Artists and Information Professionals

How can social media best serve the interests of practicing artists, art historians, curators, students, art enthusiasts, and general audiences? Can the boundaries of social media technology be expanded to facilitate creative research as practiced by these constituents? ARLIS-ON asks information professionals, artists, and social media experts to weigh in on how these new technologies are utilized by information institutions, and how they can further benefit researchers in the arts.

When: Thursday, October 17th, 2013
7:00 – 9:00 PM

Where: OCAD University
100 McCaul Street, Room 230
Toronto, Ontario.

The discussion will be moderated by Mark Pompelia (Rhode Island School of Design). Featured Panelists include Heather Saunders (Nipissing University), Stephen Spong (OCAD University), Eva Stepanian (University of Toronto), and Marsha E. Taichman (Cornell University).

The cost for the session will be $5.00 for ARLIS/NA members and $10.00 for non-members. Student members can attend for free. If you’re a student but not a member? No problem! Get a membership and admission for $10.00.

Refreshments will be served.

For further information or questions, please contact Chapter Chair, Melissa Bruno, at melissbruno@gmail.com.

This event has been generously sponsored by the Dorothy H. Hoover Library, OCAD University.

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