Design Thinking Project
Ideation Report:

Global Mobility of Artist at Digital Art Field



About the Report

About the Report

Different stakeholders from 22 countries playing an active role in the digital art field participated in research and insight definition stage. The first ideation workshop of the design thinking project aimed at “increasing global mobility of artists in the digital art field” was organized at Istanbul Akbank Sanat. Artists, curators, academicians, engineers and executives of the art foundations working in this field took part in the workshop. Research results and insights were analyzed utilizing Empathy Mapping, Mind Mapping and Affinity Mapping techniques at the ideation workshop together with the participants. Then, creative ideas were generated in a way to affect global movement of the artists as well as communication and interaction between stakeholders positively with the Brain Dump technique on the basis of insights. The second part of the ideation workshop will be held in London in April. All ideas generated at the workshops will be published on website.


Online consulting platform - “Odin”
An online peer to peer (P2P) platform where artists can introduce themselves, access technical and other information that they need about artwork creation and exhibition. It will also include other communication channels such as open call applications.
Hackathons that are organized in the technology field can also be organized in the new media field
Workshop to share current technological means
Organizing trainings sessions and workshops about commonly used technologies in the digital art creation
Making digital arts visible in the public sphere
Exhibition of the artworks in the public sphere, gathering artists together with the public through municipalities

Organizing mobile exhibitions
Organizing mobile exhibitions in the concept of a digital art truck that will move around the public sphere by land and meet with the public
An artistic consultant to mention about artists by using artificial intelligence
Developing a chatbot that will mention about the artworks of the artists, introduce them and act as an art manager in a way
Process Map
A platform where artists share their technical mistakes, experiences and best practices as part of the creation process
Collaboration with makerspaces
Expanding communication network by coming together with makerspaces at the events with the digital artists

Ready Made Artwork Platform
Including the artworks of the artists that they created at a certain period in a digital platform, and providing curators, gallery owners and collectors with the access to these works from a single platform
Funding Platform
Forming a committee to allow artists organize exhibits abroad, and establishing a connection between artists and committee regarding funding matters
Information Platform
A modular news-information platform where young artists or other stakeholders (academicians, curators, artists, etc.) can introduce themselves and their projects, where entities can give ads, and art events (such as conferences, biennials, and auctions) can be shared.
Conceptual and academic theory education
Establishing connection between academia and artists in order to ensure new concepts are included in the creation processes of the artists and to cover the need for resource information

A single common platform
Including all information such as open calls, applications, residency programs under a single platform
Platform for knowledge sharing and cooperation between artists
A platform in the forum or social media channel format with its own moderation, without spam or ad content, where only individuals delivering works in the digital art field can share their experiences, and where the questions are instantly answered
Mini artist residency program between artists
Program for artists to exchange and share their workshops or living spaces with artists in other countries
Support for AR and VR software
Supporting artists to offer the artwork to the audience with a decent technology in the virtual exhibition processes and online platforms

Sharing information about experienced artists who deliver works in the digital art field via an online platform such as YouTube
Workshop Participants
  • Arek Qadrra
  • Asli Kaya
  • Can Berkay Turhan
  • Derya Bigali
  • Ecem Kara
  • Ekmel Ertan
  • Emre Bayar
  • Emre Sahin
  • Emrecan Agtas
  • Engin Arer
  • Gulbahar Coskun
  • Hande Yazici
  • Inanc Civaz
  • Ipek Yeginsu
  • Kerim Dundar
  • Merve Midilli
  • Ozge Cokgezen
  • Taskin Esin

  • ArtBizTech,
    bang. Prix

    ArtBizTech is a multi-disciplinary group of people that helps organizations to generate creative ideas, develop innovative products, technologies, services and solve any kind of business challenges by applying Design Thinking Methodology and Artful Thinking Perspectives. ArtBizTech has organized Design Thinking and Artful Thinking seminars and workshops with participation of more than 1.000 business and technology professionals.ArtBizTech also shares its knowhow with books and publications. “Design Thinking” & “Artful Thinking” books have been published on and have been meeting with professionals all around the world.

    ArtBizTech organizes bang. Prix that support the projects of multidisciplinary teams from engineering, design, art and sciences backgrounds that are inspired from developments in bang (bites, atoms, neurons, genes) and fast pace of advances in technology and science. bang. Prix is triggered with curiosity and exploration desire of human beings who are a part of the world flora and faunas. Young people from various disciplines combine this desire with science and hi-tech such as artifical intelligence, robots, genetics and cellular biology, big data, image processing to create art pieces in data art, bio art, new media and hybrid arts categories.

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