I wasn’t able to attend the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention this year, but I did get to participate in the next best thing: following the conversation on Twitter.
There were lots of great discussion and opinions. But unless you were following 24/7, you may have missed some gems.
So, I’ve gone through the entire stream of tweets using the hashtag #AFTA11 (all 2389 of them!) cut out all fat, and filtered them down to my picks for the top 50 most-useful tweets to me from AFTA 2011.
I say most useful because I wanted to separate out things that can be acted on, resources/measurements that can be explored, impactful facts and figures, and new “lightbulb ideas.”
A big thank you to these great posters for posting meaty tweets – If you like something you see, follow the author on Twitter.
So here goes, from oldest (public art pre-conference) to newest (end of conference) order… Read the rest of this entry »