Topic: art and new media technologies

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eVenti Verticali, a new form of theater with the support of digital technologies

eVenti Verticali’s new ACTION SHOW takes place around a 50m² screen lifted by a crane. The story is projected on the screen, and develops around the performers’ actions. The result is a VIRTUAL AND INTERACTIVE video set! Drama, videosets and physical elements combine in a visual comedy show where 2D projections are combined with 3D acrobats and actors, producing a truly unique effect. Continue reading


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Second Prix Ars Electronica Collide@CERN laureate announced

Collide@CERN is part of CERN’s policy for engagement with the arts, Great Arts for Great Science, initiated and launched by the laboratory in 2011. It is an annual international competition that will run for a period of three years. Continue reading


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DOTS n. 3 is now available for iPad

DOTS is an English-language iPad magazine, an international guide through the world of contemporary art and creativity. In addition to the main articles connected by a common theme, DOTS provides you with lots of tips, trends and must-sees in its regular features Dotspot and World of Art. Continue reading


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‘Rain Room’ at London’s Barbican

The exhibition entitled ‘Rain Room’ was created by Hannes Koch, Florian Ortkrass and Stuart Wood, three contemporary artists and graduates from the Royal College of Art in London. It features a digitalized simulation of the sounds, humidity and visual experience of rainfall… but without getting wet. The unique installation is yet another example of how the role of digital technology is taking audience participation, response and interaction to the next level within the world of art. Continue reading


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ECLAP: e-library for performing arts to hold a public workshop

Performing Arts Digital Collections: ECLAP – Connecting stages. Best Practice Network presents: Stage heritage at your fingertips. We kindly invite you to the workshop Stage heritage at your fingertips. Held by the ECLAP – Connecting Stages, Best Practice Network, it is the fourth in the series of international events planned by this international European consortium of technology and content providers. Continue reading


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APO-CALYPSE: International contemporary art exhibition in Switzerland

APO-CALYPSE is an ambitious project which will bring together 28 Swiss and international visual artists on the theme of the apocalypse. The exhibition will be bringing together very young artists as well as major figures of contemporary art. Einzweidrei will be exhibiting photography, video, sculpture, ceramics, drawings and installations. Continue reading


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The Photoshop World of Shingo Matsunuma

After beginning his career as an oil painter, the digital artist known as Shichigoro has found his way into further explorations of his themes through Photoshop. Mixing biology with organic machines, his work is influenced by anime and manga. Continue reading


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The Digicult Agency

The Digicult Agency wants to promote original work by selected contemporary artists, encouraging their activities via this online platforms, art festivals participations, cultural events invitations, art fairs and selected exhibitions. Digicult Agency aims to make a significant contribution to the development of new ways of making, presenting and experiencing contemporary and digital art. Continue reading


Andrea Pat: Returning from Greece (1965), oil on canvas, 108x150cm (c) Frissiras Museum, Athens, Greece.
DCA project, midterm results achieved

The Digitising Contemporary Art (DCA) project is pleased to announce that it has successfully reached its midterm with the results exceeding all expectations. The project is approaching its aggregation phase now and the digitised content and metadata will soon be integrated into Europeana, the single access point to Europe’s digital cultural heritage. Continue reading


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Visualizing data as if under a microscope

Artist by trade, Francesca Samsel, uses the highest resolution visualization system in the world, at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), US, to showcase scientific data in a highly accessible, but accurate way. “Art gives you an inroad to a larger understanding,” says Samsel . Continue reading