Moving Targets Conference 2013




Moving Targets will be hosted at Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA) on the 15th and 16th of October 2013. The conference programme will consist of paper presentations, across a range of disciplines and modes of inquiry, addressing examples of co-creative practices that have formed around co-creation, direct digital publishing and audience relationships. Case studies and papers, including examples arising from the Moving Targets project and other contexts will be presented. Conference proceedings will be peer reviewed and published in the November 2013 Issue of Participations Journal of Audience and Reception Studies.

About Moving Targets

The Moving targets project seeks to create an innovative and sustainable knowledge exchange mechanism, which fulfils the Media sector’s need to respond to the emerging market trends of global consumers. Bringing together universities, the creative industries, agencies and audiences the project seeks to promote understanding of new business models and new relationships driven by direct publishing platforms by devising and developing new models to engage new audiences. Demand-led by industry, Moving Targets facilitates the flow of knowledge between researchers, producers, policy makers and consumers of Creative Media.

Moving Targets brings together universities, industry, agency and audiences to develop new models for new media audiences in the creative media industries. Project partners include University of Abertay, University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh College of Art; Creative Scotland, Scottish Enterprise and Creative Skillset; BBC Scotland and a range of creative media SMEs.

Conference Chair: Gregor White, University of Abertay Dundee

Peer review committee:

Simon Biggs, University of Edinburgh
Richard Coyne, University of Edinburgh
Mariza Dima, University of Edinburgh
Angela Fernandez-Orviz, University of Edinburgh
Dayna Galloway, University of Abertay Dundee
Paul Harris, Robert Gordon University
Beverley Hood, Edinburgh University
Brent MacGregor, Edinburgh University
Mark Wright, Edinburgh University


Tel.: +44 (0)1382 308292
Mail: Institute of Arts, Media and Computer Games, University of Abertay Dundee, Bell Street, Dundee, DD1 1HG UK

Supported by the Scottish Funding Council, SPIRIT Knowledge Exchange Fund


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