Peer2Peer is an informal network of people interested in developing collaborations
and practical solutions for potential partnerships across the arts, industry
and academia. The network consists of individual artists and designers
and people from academia, industry, public funding agencies, private foundations
at the centre of collaborative innovation - Peer2Peer is dedicated to
facilitating dialogues and encounters between people from different sectors
of creativity, research and development. Conversations and random, lateral
exchanges of ideas are the drivers of collaborations and partnerships.
Peer2Peer aims to replicate the fluid dynamics of a people-centred approach
over that of institutions and organisations.
aim of the network is to connect people, facilitate collaborations and
cooperative projects and share information in an open environment. Its
areas of practice focuses on developing greater links and cooperation
between the arts, business, industry and academia, providing a level-field
meeting place, stimulating model projects and facilitating collaborations.
is being developed in the following ways:
Ad-hoc meetings to bring a portion of the membership together to discuss
projects and methods of practice - explore new areas of collaboration
and look at models.
using some of Proboscis own projects as models, one and two day brain
and bodystorming Lab are being developed.
Wiki: Proboscis has set up a P2P wiki to facilitate
collaboration and exchange amongst P2P participants.
Membership and participation in the network remains free and essentially
self-selecting, with no formal joining process. As initiator and maintainer,
Proboscis acts as the gatekeeper for the network.
P2P is managed by Proboscis as part of its SoMa research programme.