2021 was another year of ups and downs for the performing arts sector. Mostly downs, in fact. But there was one particular cheerful moment for the growing community of performing arts wikimedians.Read more
Authors: Ayesha Zamudio-Vazquez (Open North), Megan Wylie (Open North)
A summary of what we heard from our speakers and you to continue this work on data governance of open linked metadata.
Thank you to all of the participants who joined us on November 8th, 2021 for the webinar: Data Governance in the Performing Arts: Findings and Dialogue. The discussion was so rich that we want to offer you a recap.Read more
Two years ago, Nesta and The Satori Lab published a report encouraging arts organizations to publish open data for their events. As there is no data standard for the performing arts, the report notably recommended the use of Schema.org to make it easier for crawling bots to read and interpret event information Fine. But how does one use Schema.org? Here, in a nutshell, is how to use it.Read more
Open data. What is it? What about privacy? Does our cultural organization have data that we can make “open”?
These and other questions are discussed in “Time for Open Data in Culture.”Read more
“Who is able to share what type of data with whom?” and “Who should have authority over which data?”
Since CAPACOA started delving into digital transformation as a means of fostering data re-use in the performing arts, these two questions have kept surfacing. In July 2020, along with Open North, we undertook exploratory activities to seek answers to these and other data governance questions. A year later, we are happy to launch the report “A Promising Path to Developing Data Governance in the Performing Arts Sector”.Read more
As part of the Linked Digital Future initiative, CAPACOA has been exploring how Indigenous knowledge can be adequately and respectfully represented over the Web of data. Most recently, we undertook one-on-one consultations with Indigenous artists to understand what work needs to be done to support respectful representation in Wikidata.Read more
CAPACOA, Culture Creates and other partners have wrapped up Phase 2 of the Linked Digital Future initiative. This post offers an overview of our key activities and lessons learnt, as well as links to full reports.Read more
Between October 2019 and March 2021, as part of the Linked Digital Future initiative (LDFI), the Digital Navigation Program offered one-on-one digital transformation coaching to arts organizations across Canada. Here is a second case study from one of the program’s participating organizations.Read more
Between October 2019 and March 2021, as part of the Linked Digital Future initiative (LDFI), the Digital Navigation Program offered one-on-one digital transformation coaching to arts organizations across Canada. Here is a first case study from one of the program’s participating organizations.Read more
Can the changes in the way we create and consume art in this era reshape the performing arts sector? Find answers from our two-part webinar.
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