EVENTS & INITIATIVES
Art + Technology Initiative
The 2011 Design, Art & Technology (DATA) Awards
and New Media Exhibition
"Technology & the Creative Fire"
Hosted by Lyn Heward, Creative Director
and Executive Producer of Cirque Du Soleil
AT THE PITTSBURGH OPERA
Thursday, April 28, 2011
The Pittsburgh Technology Council was proud this year to present the 2011 DATA Awards, Pittsburgh’s signature Art + Technology event, hosted by Lyn Heward, international Creative Director and Executive Producer of Cirque du Soleil. Joining the Pittsburgh Technology Council from Canada, Ms. Heward presented “The Spark: Igniting the Creative Fire That Lives Within Us All” as we honor our region’s leading edge intersections of tech and creativity.
>> Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center presented the second annual Pausch Prize to internationally-acclaimed game developer, Will Wright, designer of The Sims game series.
>> We honored the 2011 DATA Award winners -- the region's best and brightest in creativity, innovation and tech.
>> We presented the first-ever Pittsburgh-to-Hollywood Awards with the Pittsburgh Entertainment Technology Project
Presented in Partnership with the THE CONSULATE GENERAL OF CANADA
Highwire Sponsor: DOLLAR BANK
Opening Act Sponsor: Bayer MaterialScience
Spotlight Sponsor: Tucker Arensberg
Trapeze Sponsor: LANXESS
Acrobat Sponsor: Chatham University MFA in Film & Digital Technology
Production Sponsor: Wrecking Crew Media
Supporting Production Sponsor: Gray Phoenix Designs
Media Sponsor: Pittsburgh Magazine
Beverage Sponsor: Clique Vodka
Award Partner: Kessler Studios
Receptions Parnter: Right By Nature
This year’s third annual DATA Awards Event is part of the Pittsburgh Entertainment Technology Project, developed with the generous support of the Benedum Foundation.
Check out details from the 15 Minutes Gallery debut event!
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Get creative. For questions, or for more information, please contact Kim Chestney Harvey, Director of the Art + Technology Initiative and the 15 Minutes Gallery, at 412.918.4223.