Topic: art and new media technologies

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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


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Activated the Master in Color Design & Technology

Politecnico of Milan and Università degli Studi of Milan activated the new Master in “Color Design & Technology”.
The Master aims at forming professionals able to manage technology and project issues related to the use of color in a wide set of application fields, e.g. industrial products design, interior design, communication, fashion, entertainment, indoor and outdoor lighting. Continue reading


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Paris 3D Saga – Experience it live, online and mobile

“Paris 3D Saga” is an educative and entertaining journey in the history of Paris beginning 20 centuries ago. In the tour you can relive historical moments like the French revolution and the construction of the Tour Eiffell. The most visited capital in the world, the City of Lights became a live event, an online 3D experience, as well as an iPad app. Continue reading


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Museum with No Frontiers

MWNF is creating through modern technology an exciting new dimension to museums. The visitor is invited to experience a museum not only as a place to admire artifacts on display but also as a gateway to related works of art in other museums, relevant archaeological sites and monuments as well as to thematic visits. Continue reading


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The Internet Festival just closed: numbers from a success.

Big numbers for the Pisa event: over 65.000 people connected to the official channels for 2012 edition of the Internet Festival, which hosted 400 speakers, involved in over 150 events – including 107 meetings, 40 workshops, four exhibitions – in 22 locations. The Festival confirmed to be an international event with a strong foreign presence in conferences and meetings and with very valuable speakers from all over the world. Continue reading


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VIEW Conference 2012

VIEW Conference was the premiere international event in Italy on Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, 2D/3D Animation, Gaming and VFX. VIEW 2012 was focused on exploring the increasingly fluid boundary between real and digital worlds.Through lectures, meetings, tributes, exhibits, screenings and demo presentations VIEW revealed the new digital frontier sweeping from cinema to architecture, from automotive design to advertisement, from medicine to videogames. Continue reading


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Meet the Media Guru in Pisa: Beth Coleman

Internet Festival hosts a special event by Meet the Media Guru. It is an initiative born in 2005: a programme of meetings with international leaders in digital culture and innovation, aimed at both the professionals and the generale public. Special guest of the Pisa event is Beth Coleman, one of the most prominent voices in new media culture. Continue reading