The Electric Bookshop
Are you interested in the future of books and the written word?
Get plugged into The Electric Bookshop to take part in live interactive debates, hear from special guests speaking live from the future and see innovative and pioneering projects that won’t fit neatly between bookends.
Featuring discussions, presentations and Q&A participation, skype guests, live/online/interactive/debates and demonstrations of new projects and products that are revolutionising the book and the written word.
The Electric Bookshop wants to bring together people with a common interest in technology, literature, design and publishing to meet and talk about the brave new world of books in the digital age.
To be kept in the electric circuit follow us on Twitter @electricbkshop …
The Electric Bookshop aims to bring people together in an environment focussed on the future of the book, with pioneering figures as guest speakers, audience provocations via twitter, innovative installations and collaborations.
What is Electric Bookshop all about? Our electric vision- to facilitate interaction, curate collaboration, stimulate debate, inform development, experiment with possibilty, play with potential, test the boundaries and maybe give them a little push.
Who should attend? Anyone who is interested in the future of books, print, literature and the written word in the digital age. Including but not confined to writers, publishers, poets, digital designers, digital artists, social media practitioners, journalists, bloggers, literary agents, technophiles, product designers, visual artists, illustrators, web designers, developers, intellectual property lawyers, printmakers, visionaries, philosophers, skeptics and nosey parkers.
Colin Fraser – freelance social media consultant who socialises in literature and the arts and editor of Anon Poetry Magazine.
With the support of the Creative Industries Knowledge Transfer Network