Selected recent talks
Guest Lecture Newcastle University 2018
Schwellenangst – Getting audiences to cross thresholds
The Block Mirror 2017
Scrying meaning in a digital age – The After Money symposium with New Media Scotland and Edinburgh University
Chair – Thinking Digital Arts May 2017
Chair of a panel that included Imogen Heap, Alex McLean, Yuri Suzuki, Ghislaine Boddington and Di Mainstone
Guest Lecture, Drugo More, Croatia: Contemporary Digital Practice Feb 2017
Digital Art, dematerialisation and piracy
Guest Lecture Durham University: Art History Nov 2015
Lecture on Post Internet Art
Audience Development via Digital Means
European Commission Open Dialogue – Audience engagement via digital means: 2015
Guest Lecture Goldsmiths University: digital arts and computing Feb 2015
Lecture on contemporary digital practice followed by tutorials.
Talk: The Digital War Memorial Sept 2014
At The British Library
Flip-Flopping, Or how to cope with a future filled with crapjects. Mar 2013
At: Bits 2 Blogs, the annual event for anyone working in the North East cultural heritage sector who is passionate about using new ideas and new technologies to engage new audiences.
Speaking about: The increasingly transient state of media from physical to digital and back again.
Streaming for the cultural sector– cinematic ventures Nov 2012
At: Streaming out for digital audiences
Speaking about: The Pixel Palace digital arts and new media programme. Placing particular focus upon building new digital streaming platforms via http://basic.fm
Open source, art and wizardlyness Feb 2012
At: TEDx Bradford
Speaking about: Artists and hackers methods of collaboration and the desire to eliminate obstacles and achieve a zen like work flow.
Culture Code Encounter Feb 2012
Culture Code :: Encounter :: Dominic Smith from Thinking Digital Conference on Vimeo.
At: Culture Code Encounter – Newcastle
Speaking about: Art, workflow, change
Building digital capacity seminar 2: Producing and commissioning audio visual content Jul 2011
At: Tyneside Cinema – Newcastle
Open Bliss Aug 2009
At: ISEA Belfast
Hosted by Beryl Graham and Dominic Smith. Invited guests: James Coupe (artist), Kerstin Mey (University of Ulster)
Eyebeam Summer School: Curatorial Masterclass Day 1
At: Eyebeam NYC – (Skype) Jul 2009
SCANZ Symposium Feb 2009
At: Govett Brewster Gallery – New Plymouth, New Zealand.