Artists + Technologists + Creative Professionals = Arts Tech Meetup SF

ARTS TECH Meetup ~ Image Source: ARTS TECH site

It’s been pretty crazy (to say the least) but happy to report I attended the first Arts Tech Meetup in San Francisco tonight! The Arts Tech Meetup originated in NYC based on the need for artists, technologists, and creative professionals to connect, re-connect, and forge some symbiotic partnerships. Like anything else, you never know who you’re going to meet or what to expect but I must say, it was an evening filled with business card and knowledge exchange. Meetup organizers: Jaki LevyJenny Ma, and Marc Mayer were friendly and welcoming. Their energy and enthusiasm in connecting the people in the Bay Area arts and tech community is commendable. I’m looking forward to future meetups. If you’re interested in learning more about this meetup, please click on the image above.

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Author: Dorothy R. Santos

Dorothy R. Santos is a writer, editor, curator, and educator whose research areas and interests include new media and digital art, activism, artificial intelligence, networked culture, and biotechnology. Born and raised in San Francisco, California, she holds Bachelor’s degrees in Philosophy and Psychology from the University of San Francisco, and received her Master’s degree in Visual and Critical Studies at the California College of the Arts. She is currently the managing editor for Hyphen magazine. Her work appears in art21, Art Practical, Daily Serving, Rhizome, Hyperallergic, and Public Art Dialogue. She has lectured and spoken at the De Young museum, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Stanford University, School of Visual Arts, and more. Her essay “Materiality to Machines: Manufacturing the Organic and Hypotheses for Future Imaginings,” has been published to The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture in 2016. She serves as executive staff for the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism, board member for the SOMArts Cultural Center, and teaches at the University of California, Santa Cruz in the Digital Art and New Media department.

2 thoughts on “Artists + Technologists + Creative Professionals = Arts Tech Meetup SF”

    1. Well, the first Arts Tech Meetup in San Francisco. It was a great turn out. Met some really interesting people doing some wonderful things in the arts and tech community. Definitely looking forward to the next meetup. Thanks for passing on the info. 🙂

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