Author Archives: Lucia

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

Factum Arte brings Piranesi’s etchings to life using 3D printers

The Italian design company that has produced these 3D versions of Piranesi’s work, used the “largest stereolithographic printers in Europe” and “routing, milling and laser cutting” in their creation process.It remains unclear to what extent we can describe these works as Piranesi’s own, if they were constructed hundreds of years after his death. Continue reading

Meetups held in London to inspire debate on issues facing digital world

This week saw the fourth series in the Digital Conversations Meetup, which was set up in order to provide a useful space for discussion on “the current and future shape of digital”. The conversations, which take place in London, aim to reach out to the digital community in London and inspire a debate on some of the important questions that face digital professionals and digital users more generally today. Continue reading

DigiPlaySpace in Toronto for children

The TIFF digiPlaySpace in Toronto, now in its 3rd year, is currently on show at the TIFF Bell Lightbox space. The game-space is designed in order for children to engage with new digital games during the yearly March break from school. The games are provided by multiple artists working in the field of digital art. Continue reading

Shystone contrasts old London with the new through Google Earth and fine art

Using 18th and 19th Century paintings, Shystone has created a series of photographs that juxtaposition old London with the modern-day city. The process involved the superimposing of the fine-art pieces, which are by artists such as Canaletto and Grimshaw, onto photographs of London taken from Google Earth. Continue reading

British Museum and Samsung’s Digital Discovery Centre

As children are now increasingly exposed to digital technology at a much younger age, the British Museum harnesses this opportunity to engage children with history and culture through new technology that they feel familiar with. Continue reading

Support for CyArk grows internationally

These sites are not only at risk of destruction from natural disasters and war, but also from the passing of time without regular, professional maintenance. The CyArk Project launched their CyArk 500 Challenge in October last year. Continue reading

Middlesex University digital installation puts audiences ‘Into the Frame’

Middlesex University in London has launched a new digital installation which allows viewers to feel as if they are inside canvas paintings, through the development of robotic technology. The Haptic device, which is rotated and controlled by spectators through a pen, allows viewers to feel the textures of the painting. Continue reading

Google’s Devart exhibition for digital artists

Google has launched a new competition that gives digital art creators the opportunity to gain recognition and exposure. ‘Devart’ is an exhibition that will be on show at the Barbican this summer to promote “the use of technology as an artistic canvas”. Continue reading

Improvement to the style and design of Google Glass

While Google Glass is still only available to over 18s living in the U.S., there has been an advancement that may enhance its marketability, especially when it becomes globally available. This is the introduction of a range of 40 different designs of the glasses. Continue reading