Author Archives: Lucia

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Innovate digital video of Bob Dylan’s ‘Like a Rolling Stone’

Using interactive technology that belongs to the 21st Century, the song has been transformed into a video that acts as a vintage TV set. Viewers can flick through channels while ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ plays in the background, choosing between news broadcasts, a game show, what appears to be a TV sitcom, and a black and white video of Bob Dylan’s own performance of the song. Continue reading


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Motorola’s new digital tattoo

This year saw the world’s first digital tattoo developed by Anthony Antonelli, which uses a microchip implant to display GIF image data when a mobile phone is hovered over the implant. The principal purpose of this digital tattoo was the storage and display of digital artwork, but Antonelli did suggest the same implant could be used for different types of digital content storage. Continue reading


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Bringing still-life paintings to life

By copying the intention of the original artists, and transferring this approach to the digital world, they have created digital art pieces unlike any other. The combination of animation, motion and high-resolute, colourful images makes the quality of these digital paintings a cut above the rest in the realm of digital art production. Continue reading


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Unusual and powerful photography by Ivan Forde

Ivan Forde is a New York- based artist, who works with photography and new media. The artist combines his academic history in Literature and his powerful photographing techniques to create these images. He demonstrates a unique approach to digital art creation by responding to a classic work of fiction. Continue reading


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ZKM and the preservation of digital art

The ZKM Centre for Art and Media in Germany is trying to solve the problem of preservation of valuable digital art pieces. Some digital art pieces rely on the existence of particular computer software and code and its preservation in order to ensure that digital art pieces are not lost in the future. Continue reading


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Firedog’s ‘Dreamscape’ for The Barbican

Firedog is a creative agency based in Hoxton, London, that works with digital medium in publishing, advertising, printing, branding and animation. Their work developed for the Barbican, entitled ‘Dreamscape’, shows a very unique creative streak in their overlaying of digital stills, colours and structures over a central portrait photograph of an individual. Continue reading


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The Lumen Prize 2013 winners announced

Is it too soon in the development of digital art for us to wish to define the characteristics of ‘digital fine art’? Continue reading


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Tumblr takes centre stage in Diesel’s Reboot campaign

The use of Tumblr to commission pieces for a campaign indicates the growing importance of social media networks and blogging sites in the production and dissemination of artistic creation in new media. Creators of consumer products are really paying attention to the uses of blogging in their discovery and exploration of artistic talent. Continue reading


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Brighton Digital Festival 2013 is a huge success

There really isn’t much more you could ask for from a digital festival and the Brighton Digital Festival demonstrates the huge range of ideas, activities and experiences that can be incorporated into a digital arts event. In terms of events and activities offered, it is estimated that the festival grew over 60% in size, as an average of 6 events were held each day. Continue reading


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Simon Starling’s Phantom Ride

‘Phantom Ride’ is a video piece featured on an enormous video screen in the Duveen Galleries of the Tate Britain. Stemming from this idea of combining history in one space, Starling has used the ‘phantom ride’ genre to create a visual journey through the history of the gallery. Continue reading