IMAA : DIGITAL SHIFT – Access, Accessibility, and the Digital Divide

Thursday, October 8th. 10AM
Speakers: Nasma Ahmed, Devon Renée Bergqvist, Carmen Papalia, Tamar Tembeck
Digital ecosystems often reproduce systems of exclusion and marginalization through their operating assumptions and social structures.
How are independent artists and cultural workers striving to resist these tendencies, to successfully create digital contexts that promote access and accessibility?
What opportunities does technology provide to move towards a more equitable sector, both online and in person?
What strategies are media artists and organizations employing to navigate the digital divide including barriers to costly technology and high-speed internet?
French/English Translation and ASL Interpretation Provided.