Topic: interactivity

Digital Display at Chicago Luxury Apartments

A large display of digital visual animation has been installed in the hallway of a building of luxury apartments in Chicago. The installation combines 2D and 3D animations, which are spread across 15 screens, with the intention of adding a unique aspect to the building’s modern architectural feel. Continue reading

Google announces winner of DevArt prize for digital art

The winning piece of the Google DevArt prize for “art made with code” has been announced. After receiving numerous contributions, some from well-known artists in the field of digital art, Cyril Diagne and Béatrice Lartigue have been selected as winners for their piece, ‘Metamorphosis of Mr Kalia’. Continue reading

Canadian government offers funding to digital festivals in Montreal

The Canadian government has offered financial backing to two major digital arts events in Montreal. The two organisations that received funding are the Biennale internationale d’art numerique (BIAN), now in its second year, and the Elektra Festival, which is now in its 15th year. It has been reported that the funding will go towards concerts, exhibitions and other events related to the two festivals, with the special aim of attracting and enhancing collaboration with young people. Continue reading

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Important UKAD Forum took place at the National Archives in Kew (UK)

The sessions were intended to put standards centre stage, to focus on the benefits of adopting standards to build archive networks and enable the creative use of archive collections. They offered practical advice and examples of how to use standards to manage data, to expose data online, to support access and enable us to reach broader audiences, across different domains. As with previous years, the UKAD website has links to the presentations and posters from the day and the podcasts will soon be available on The National Archives’ website Continue reading

CNR digitizes Ottavio Simoneschi’s coins

The Visual Computing Lab of Pisa’s CNR (National Research Centre) presents the use of this new multimedia data, RTI images, in the process of digitalization and virtual presentation of the coin collection of the Palazzo Blu Museum (Pisa, Italy). The main goal of the project was to provide an improved access of ordinary people (visitors of the museum or web surfers) to the exposed numismatic materials. Continue reading

TECHNOLOGYforALL, forum in Rome

In Italy, three conferences together in a forum to discuss the future of new technologies for the territory, smart cities and cultural heritage: a great event in Rome. The forum is a big opportunity to discuss, share and learn about … Continue reading

Digital Mother’s Day Card created for Oxfam’s Mother Appeal

The Happiest Mother’s Day Card is a project that aims to combine multiple declarations to mothers through the creation of a huge, singular piece of digital artwork. Well-known digital artist, Lizzie Mary Cullen, has collaborated with Oxfam on this project, as part of a special area of the charity that focuses on their work with women, known as the Mothers Appeal. Continue reading

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CONVERGENCE: International Summit on Interdisciplinary Arts and Technology

Convergence is an arts summit dedicated to exploring the ways that arts practices intersect with each other and with technology in a complex physical and social ecology. The summit will explore what happens when contemporary professional practices in all forms of music, visual and digital art, film, theatre, dance, literature or interdisciplinary arts cross-pollinate with emerging production and dissemination technologies. Continue reading

CULTURA: the main achiements

CULTURA Virtual Research Environment, three Cultural Heritage Collections, Personalisation, Entity Relationship Extraction, Entity Oriented Search, Text Normalization, Network Visualisations in the Drupal Module, Desktop Premapper, Web Premapper, FAST Annotation Service, Content Annotation Tool, Equalia, … Continue reading

International Conference on Digital Intelligence calls for papers !

Digital Intelligence 2014 (#di2014) is a new international scientific and interdisciplinary conference dedicated to digital society and cultures. It will be held in Nantes, on 17-19 September 2014 and jointly organised with Scopitone, the main French Festival on digital arts and electronic music (Scopitone 2014, Sept. 16-21, 2014). Continue reading