IndieGoGo is hosting a panel on March 21st in NYC on Future Technology & Tactics for Social Change. The technology space has seen a juggernaut of new tools and online experiences launched daily. Amidst the countless conversations, what tools are being made available to truly evoke change, if at all? How do [...]
Last week I told you why Fractured Atlas is opposing SOPA and PIPA, a pair of bills in Congress that claim to protect the rights of artists but would be both ineffective at that goal and damaging to the technical fabric of the internet. We were the first major arts organization to take this stand, [...]
(originally posted at Createquity.com)
A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of representing Fractured Atlas at the Grantmakers in the Arts Conference, an annual gathering of funders that is otherwise closed to non-grantmakers. This year’s conference was in San Francisco and San Jose, and below is a summary of some of the more stimulating sessions [...]
(Cross-posted at the National Arts Marketing Project’s blog salon on ARTSBlog, taking place all this week.)
At Fractured Atlas, we’re in the process of rolling out a few new technology products that have been in the pipeline for the past year or so. One of these is Artful.ly, which is the hosted version of the ATHENA [...]
POSITION: Program Specialist, Technology Programs
POSTED: August 8, 2011
DEADLINE: August 29, 2011
How did you get involved in the arts?
I grew up in an avant garde art family, so I’ve been performing since the age of four. Officially I started making dances in college, which was unexpected. I hadn’t taken classes, except for ballet in high school (I was terrible.) When I started making things and performing, [...]
It’s been a long almost 18 months since I first announced that Fractured Atlas was building open source ticketing software called ATHENA Tix. Boy have we been busy! Today (admittedly a few months later than originally planned), I am very happy to announce the first official release of the ATHENA software platform. As planned, it’s [...]
I recently moved into a new apartment where I have both upstairs neighbors and radiator heat for the first time in years. As you might guess, this special combination leads to a number of consternation-inducing noises from time to time.
A few nights ago I was in bed alternating between reading “The Failure of Risk Management” [...]
For anyone out there who has ever tried to complete a grant proposal, you know it’s a beast. Even if you haven’t, you likely have had to spend time with someone in the throes of such a beast and their complaining was enough to turn you off of the task forever (or at least, until [...]
Made up of representatives from six arts organizations, the ATHENA Tix Design Steering Group poured over copious notes taken from our Community Design Sessions and evaluated what made sense to include in version 1.0 of our software.