Speaking Truth to Power…Playfully

Speaking Truth to Power…Playfully

In this time of protest and direct action, Ludic Rooms  is inviting you to experience the power of placards to build bridges and do good.  We’re pleased to have been invited to respond to Imagineer Productions’ hugely ambitious BRIDGE project - a...

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Paddling Light – canoeing at night!

Paddling Light – canoeing at night!

          Paddling Light is a new project LR have developed with Mercia Canoe Club that aims to get more people active on the Coventry Canal. Funded by Coventry City Council’s Sports & Culture Innovation Fund aims to celebrate our...

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Projectors for Hire

Projectors for Hire

Ludic Rooms have a number of projectors for hire at very competitive rates. We have 2 Hitachi CP-X1200 (3500 lumens, 800:1 contrast, 1024x768 resolution) and our impressive Sony VPL-FH500L (7000 lumens, 2500:1 contrast, 1920x1200 resolution). Contact...

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We need a freelance illustrator / animator

We need a freelance illustrator / animator

We are working alongside other local arts organisation to develop an artist-led vision for the regeneration and revitalisation of the Coventry Canal. At the heart of this is CAN, a unique new space dedicated to community creativity. We would like to collaborate with an illustrator / animator to produce assets that can be used to communicate our vision for the transformation of Coventry Canal Basin and the wider Coventry Canal area.

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Random String skills in action!

Random String skills in action!

The Random String Fellowship is a really important part of our work in supporting the development of creative tech skills in artists.  It is great to see how our Fellows continue to develop their skills.  Tonight we got to see Julia Snowdin's (RS Fellow...

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Godiva Festival 2019 – Come play with us in the Experi-Tent!

Godiva Festival 2019 – Come play with us in the Experi-Tent!

We’re delighted to announce that for the first time Ludic Rooms will be filling a whole festival tent with our special blend of creative fun, technology, making and play. We call it… The Experi-Tent.

There’ll be tinkering opportunities for all ages; a marble run that you can help to build, knock down and re-build again; beautiful eye-popping digital images that you can peek at and play with; a VR experience shared by the Lanchester Interactive Archive; a play space that can be hacked and modified; as well as making loveliness provided by the Community Studio Van – a joint project between Coventry University and Warwick Arts Centre.

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Opportunity to join the Ludic Rooms Board of Directors

Opportunity to join the Ludic Rooms Board of Directors

We are growing and seeking to expand upon our existing Board of Directors.

Ludic Rooms are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation and welcome applications from all individuals who are passionate about our mission and would like to support Ludic Rooms through their experience, expertise, and networks. We welcome expressions of interest from individuals with experience of working in the arts, cultural and technology sectors and those who are interested in community or participatory arts. We are also looking to appoint directors with experience in the corporate and nonprofit sectors in areas such as (but not limited to) business development, marketing, capital project development, enterprise, HR, and those with professional legal or financial expertise.

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The “award-winning” Open Citizens!

The “award-winning” Open Citizens!

Last night, LR's Creative Director Dom Breadmore and Programme Director Anne Forgan were at the ICC in Birmingham for the West Midlands Tech Awards 2018. Great to get a little peek into the huge range of work taking place across the region's tech sector and to...

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Random String Fellowships open for applications

Random String Fellowships open for applications

The Random String Fellowship programme is a unique opportunity for artists and creatives from any discipline, including visual arts, music, literature and performing arts, who are interested in embarking on their first technology-focused creative enquiry. Ludic...

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A kind donation

A kind donation

As you might know, we’re a non-profit, but we don’t often receive donations. Just recently we were gifted a beautiful selection of tools and wanted to share the story here.

You only need to take a quick look at projects like our Nest at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum to see how important tools are to us. Often we’re leading workshops for dozens of people at the same time. We’ve always leaned more towards manual tools for drilling, driving and cutting, the tactile quality of working the material is really important. We’ve found the best (and most affordable) way to get high quality tools in the quantity we need them is to go vintage.

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