Eight projects selected to receive Digital R&D funding

Eight projects that will harness digital technologies for the benefit of the arts and cultural sector have been selected to receive funding from the Digital R&D Fund for Arts and Culture, run by Arts Council England, the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and NESTA.

Following the launch of the £500,000 fund in early June, 495 projects applied for a total of £28.5 million worth of funding. 18 projects were shortlisted and interviewed before eight were selected to receive funding. The successful organisations are:

  * Battersea Arts Centre (BAC) working with Videojuicer and The Arts Collective (£75,920)

  * Exhibition Road Cultural Group working with the Dickens Museum and Seren Partners (£70,200)

  * Imperial War Museum (IWM) with Knowledge Integration and University College, London (£84,500)

  * London Symphony Orchestra with Aurora Orchestra and Kodime (£67,270)

  * New Art Exchange with Artfinder (£54,000)

  * Punchdrunk with MIT Media Lab (£80,120)

  * The Sage Gateshead plus partners with Videojuicer and Aframe (£57,397)

  * Site Gallery working with Lighthouse and Caper (£80,000)

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