Digital Democracies run by Threshold Studios brings together three UK festivals – Frequency Festival Lincoln, Freedom Festival Hull and Brighton Digital Festival – with a network of associate partners and collaborators across the UK in a programme exploring technology-enabled art in public spaces.

The aim of the project is to create a new generation of radically inclusive public cultural experiences and bridge in shared places where we live, work and play.

Festivals-led, the project brings together expertise across art in the public realm, digital innovation, social impact and place-based partnerships with global industry networks and national audiences.

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Digital Democracies is committed to pushing forward new, experimental work. Explore the work we have commissioned here

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Learn from experts and practitioners working across the creative community with our curated events and resources

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A space for inspiring, engaging, and provocative ideas, here you will find exclusive content from across the cultural sector

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Latest News

25 July 2021

Brighton Digital Festival – Town Hall

And after a one-year pandemic-related hiatus will be relaunching with a 10-day programme exploring the creative possibilities of digital, hosted by Lighthouse.

19 July 2021

Commissions are a hit at Brighton Festival

We are delighted to share that Digital Democracies commissions by Kaleider and Arch468 have been warmly received by audiences and critics alike at the recent Brighton Festival.

17 July 2021

Can COVID create a more inclusive cultural sector?

As we adjusted to a post-lockdown world Threshold’s Director of Programmes Samantha Lindley reflected on how COVID could be a catalyst for change in the cultural sector.

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