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Creative Informatics: how data driven innovation has transformed the creative workplace (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Paneels, I., & Patrick-Thomson, H. (2024, September). Creative Informatics: how data driven innovation has transformed the creative workplace. Paper presented at Transdisciplinary Workplace Research Conference

The creative economy is a workforce with a high proportion of freelancers and SMEs. This paper reflects on new ways of working, accelerated by the digital pivot of the creative workplace caused by the global pandemic. Whilst the impact of digital tec... Read More about Creative Informatics: how data driven innovation has transformed the creative workplace.

Creative Informatics Final Report (2024)
Report
Terras, M., Osborne, N., McDonald, C., Henderson, D., Pirie, E., Tyndall, A., Sulaiman, Y., Smyth, M., Panneels, I., Speed, C., Bates, C., Black, S., Jones, V., Zeller, F., Murray, V., Dale Steyn, I., & Smythe, J. (2024). Creative Informatics Final Report. Edinburgh: AHRC

This Creative Informatics Final Report summaries the work of Creative Informatics, a partnership project which has been supporting creatives in Edinburgh and South East Scotland from 2018-2024. We look back over the different strands of the programme... Read More about Creative Informatics Final Report.

Digital and data literacy (2024)
Book Chapter
Osborne, N., Helgason, I., Lechelt, S., Michielin, L., Panneels, I., Parkinson, C., Smyth, M., Ross, J., Sulaiman, Y., & Warren, K. (2024). Digital and data literacy. In Data Driven Innovation in the Creative Industries (71-100). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003365891-4

In this chapter we explore models for training and upskilling people in the creative industries in data, technology and entrepreneurial skills, situating this in the wider skills and training context. We will particularly look at the challenges of de... Read More about Digital and data literacy.

Ecosystems and partnerships (2024)
Book Chapter
Panneels, I., Jones, C., Parkinson, C., Komorowski, M., & Orme, A. (2024). Ecosystems and partnerships. In Data-Driven Innovation in the Creative Industries (23-45). London, UK: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003365891-2

What are the ecosystems and partnerships required to enable data-driven innovation to be taken up in the creative industries? This chapter discusses how ecosystems enable different forms of innovation through partnership networks in the creative indu... Read More about Ecosystems and partnerships.

Data-driven innovation for sustainable practice in the creative economy (2024)
Book Chapter
Panneels, I., Lechelt, S., Schmidt, A., & Coşkun, A. (2024). Data-driven innovation for sustainable practice in the creative economy. In Data Driven Innovation in the Creative Industries (243-266). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003365891-11

Can data-driven innovation support the shift towards a more sustainable future? In this chapter, we present case studies from eight European cities to demonstrate how the creative sector is moving towards economic models that expand beyond the notion... Read More about Data-driven innovation for sustainable practice in the creative economy.

Data Matters- Storytelling with technologies (2024)
Digital Artefact
Lechelt, S., Panneels, I., Kaye, R., & Disley, M. Data Matters- Storytelling with technologies. [Video]

Watch Dr Susan Lechelt, Dr Inge Panneels, Rebecca Kaye (ploterre) and Martin Disley from Creative Informatics, Edinburgh, present their practice and research.

Mapping the Anthropocene: Atelier NL, a Case Study of Place-Based Material Craft Practices (2023)
Journal Article
Panneels, I. (2023). Mapping the Anthropocene: Atelier NL, a Case Study of Place-Based Material Craft Practices. Arts, 12(4), Article 177. https://doi.org/10.3390/arts12040177

This paper argues that mapping as a methodology can support localised production, as exemplified in the case study of the design studio Atelier NL which marries contemporary design sensibilities with traditional glass and ceramics craft-making techni... Read More about Mapping the Anthropocene: Atelier NL, a Case Study of Place-Based Material Craft Practices.

Mapping the Anthropocene: Beautiful Destruction and Dark Ecology (2023)
Book Chapter
Panneels, I. (2023). Mapping the Anthropocene: Beautiful Destruction and Dark Ecology. In D. White, J. Peck, & C. Goldie (Eds.), Disturbed Ecologies: photography, geopolitics and the Northern Landscape in the Era of environmental Crisis (204-229). Columbia University Press - Transcript Verlag

This chapter explores how the photographic works of Louis Helbig’s Beautiful Destruction (2014) and Nikel Materiality (2015) by Tatjana Gorbachewskaja and Katya Larina map the disturbed ecologies in the far North of Canada and Northern Europe as evid... Read More about Mapping the Anthropocene: Beautiful Destruction and Dark Ecology.

Digital Skills for the Creative Practitioner: Supporting Informal Learning of Technologies for Creativity (2023)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Helgason, I., Smyth, M., Panneels, I., Lechelt, S., Frich, J., Rawn, E., & McCarthy, B. (2023, April). Digital Skills for the Creative Practitioner: Supporting Informal Learning of Technologies for Creativity. Presented at CHI '23: CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Hamburg, Germany

The creative industries play an important role in economic, cultural and social life, and in many creative disciplines much of the workforce is made up of individual practitioners including freelancers, sole traders and small or micro enterprises. Th... Read More about Digital Skills for the Creative Practitioner: Supporting Informal Learning of Technologies for Creativity.

Digital Skills for the Creative Practitioner: Supporting Informal Learning of Technologies for Creativity (2023)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Helgason, I., Smyth, M., Panneels, I., Lechelt, S., Frich, J., Rawn, E., & Mccarthy, B. (2023, April). Digital Skills for the Creative Practitioner: Supporting Informal Learning of Technologies for Creativity. Presented at CHI '23: CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Hamburg

The creative industries play an important role in economic, cultural and social life, and in many creative disciplines much of the workforce is made up of individual practitioners including freelancers, sole traders and small or micro enterprises. Th... Read More about Digital Skills for the Creative Practitioner: Supporting Informal Learning of Technologies for Creativity.

Distance: digital immersive technologies and craft engagement (2023)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Panneels, I., Helgason, I., Smyth, M., Darzentas, . D., Hocking, L., & Shillito, A. (2023, April). Distance: digital immersive technologies and craft engagement. Presented at Cumulus Conference: Connectivity and Creativity in times of Conflict, Antwerp, Belgium

The DISTANCE project (digital immersive technologies and craft engagement) is a novel practice-led experiment in the use of immersive technology to enable dispersed craft practitioners to apply their haptic skills and material knowledge in a digital... Read More about Distance: digital immersive technologies and craft engagement.

Closing the Loop (2023)
Digital Artefact
Panneels, I. (2023). Closing the Loop. [video]

This short film brings together case studies from three different projects and craft communities. Following a joint event with Creative Informatics in early 2020 led to the convening of The Closing the Loop group of makers by Applied Arts Scotland... Read More about Closing the Loop.

There Be Dragons: Navigating the uncharted data territories of creative practice (2023)
Report
Panneels, I., Helgason, I., & Smyth, M. (2023). There Be Dragons: Navigating the uncharted data territories of creative practice. Creative Informatics

This report documents the work of the Creative Informatics Creative Horizons 4: There be Dragons project. The There Be Dragons project starts from the premise that data can empower creative businesses to do more and to do it better. Data can be u... Read More about There Be Dragons: Navigating the uncharted data territories of creative practice.

The Quintuple Bottom Line: A Framework for Place-Based Sustainable Enterprise in the Craft Industry (2023)
Journal Article
Panneels, I. (2023). The Quintuple Bottom Line: A Framework for Place-Based Sustainable Enterprise in the Craft Industry. Sustainability, 15(4), Article 3791. https://doi.org/10.3390/su15043791

This study proposes to extend the sustainable business framework of the Quadruple Bottom Line into the Quintuple Bottom Line. The five Ps of the Quintuple Bottom Line support purpose-driven businesses to consider economic profitability alongside soci... Read More about The Quintuple Bottom Line: A Framework for Place-Based Sustainable Enterprise in the Craft Industry.

Connecting, Collaborating, Creating: The Experiences of Creative Freelancers in Edinburgh in 2022 (2022)
Report
Connell, L., Orme, A., Osborne, N., Panneels, I., Patrick-Thomson, H., Terras, M., & Wojtkiewicz, O. (2022). Connecting, Collaborating, Creating: The Experiences of Creative Freelancers in Edinburgh in 2022. Edinburgh: Creative Edinburgh

This report provides a snapshot of the state and needs of creative freelancers in the Edinburgh region in 2022. The last few years have been both interesting and challenging for creative freelancers in Scotland. Given the constraints caused by the... Read More about Connecting, Collaborating, Creating: The Experiences of Creative Freelancers in Edinburgh in 2022.

Data-Driven Innovation for Sustainable Creative Practice (2022)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Lechelt, S., Panneels, I., & Helgason, I. (2022). Data-Driven Innovation for Sustainable Creative Practice. In Proceedings of the 35th British HCI and Doctoral Consortium 2022, UK. https://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/HCI2022.51

We present a film exhibiting eight case studies of projects dealing with the intersections of environmental sustainability, data and technology, which have all been led by and rooted in the creative industries in Scotland. The film highlights how the... Read More about Data-Driven Innovation for Sustainable Creative Practice.

Mapping the Anthropocene: The Harrisons’ and The Deep Wealth of this Nation, Scotland (2021)
Book Chapter
Panneels, I. (2021). Mapping the Anthropocene: The Harrisons’ and The Deep Wealth of this Nation, Scotland. In C. Travis, & V. Valentino (Eds.), Narratives in the Anthropocene era (321-342). Lago, Italy: Il Silent Edizioni

Mapping the Anthropocene considers The Deep Wealth of this Nation, Scotland (2018) by eco-art pioneers Helen Mayer and Newton Harrison. Known as the Harrisons, they deploy mapping to explore how a future Scotland could thrive and create surplus of ec... Read More about Mapping the Anthropocene: The Harrisons’ and The Deep Wealth of this Nation, Scotland.