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.
Published by opennorth.ca on December 15, 2020
Thank you to all of our participants who joined The art of data sharing webinar on Nov. 24th, 2020. We are happy to share the recording of the event with you!Read more
“How could the works of Indigenous arts and culture practitioners be more readily findable to people looking for them over the Web?” There are many potential answers to this question. Yet, each one is dependent on answering another, more fundamental, question: “Who are Indigenous arts and culture practitioners?” or, to be more precise, “how can these practitioners be accurately and respectfully identified as being Indigenous?”Read more
Here is an excerpt from an excellent blog post originally published on Medium. This excerpt is republished with permission from the author, Margaret Lam.Read more
Phase 2 of the Linked Digital Future initiative began amidst a crisis unseen before. With a performing arts sector entirely shut down, there were suddenly no live performances requiring digital discoverability. However, the fundamental needs that the LDFI had sought to address were still present. And new needs emerged.Read more
If you work with a performing arts organization, you might very well use WordPress for your website. And if so, you might use a common plugin for ease of managing your concerts and other events. At CAPACOA, through our Linked Digital Futures project, we are interested in how these event plugins use structured data.Read more
CAPACOA and the Conseil québécois du théâtre initiate an international cooperation project to increase the presence of performing arts in Wikidata.la présence des arts de la scène dans Wikidata.Read more
As we wrap up a busy first phase of the Linked Digital Future initiative, we’d like to share a few successes and lessons learned with the performing arts community.Read more
Over the last year, CAPACOA and Culture Creates collaborated with the Bern University of Applied Sciences to develop a conceptual model for performing arts data. At the same time, Culture Creates was building the artsdata.ca knowledge graph, and RIDEAU was rolling out the Scène Pro information system. The former assembles data about performances; the latter gathers data about organizations, venues and performing arts productions. What if the two datasets were interoperable and could exchange data? We tried it out.Read more
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