Lucy Dusgate will discuss her experience as a commissioner and presenter of digital art programme for audiences. From her work in theatres, galleries and public spaces, Lucy has delivered a rich programme of artistic experiences to UK and international audiences. She works with artists from across the artforms of dance, theatre performance, visual arts, literature and music to bring new collaborations between artists. This entails working internationally with co-commissioners and artists to bring art from the niche of specialist festivals and events, into mainstream cultural organisations such as The Lowry (UK) and the outdoor location of Salford Quays – home to MediaCityUK. Lucy began her career in photography, progressing into art film, new media and theatre in 1990’s London, before the emergence of digital art. Her career has followed the development of art & technology during this period of change, and her current artistic curatiing reflect how cultural organisations are connecting new audiences to digital artists.
Ms. Lucy Dusgate
|Programmer Digital Art, The Lowry|
|Lucy Dusgate produces and leads the digital art programme for The Lowry, and is an independent freelance Creative Producer of digital art cultural events and exhibitions. From 2012 until early 2019 she was Producer of the public realm cultural programme Quays Culture at Salford Quays – home to MediaCityUK. Her experience includes commissioning and presentations of performance and visual arts in galleries, theatres, cinema and public spaces in the buildings and outdoor locations. Her work ranges from the intimate to the monumental, acting as a series of interventions and invitations to the public. She regularly produces art with international artistic talent, and art commissions that are site specific to unusual locations/spaces. Artists using technology in their practice are her specific specialism, as well as a broad knowledge in art programming for theatre, galleries, festivals and events.|