- One of the museum’s crown jewels is now available on the web: consulting it opens a new world.
by Caterina Sbrana. In my latest article I have been talking about the digital collection of the New-York Historical Society. During my research I was really captivated by a collection containing over 8,000 sheets, collected since 1816, that you can … Continue reading →
- Thanks to information technology, today and even more so in the future, the heritage that past generations have left us will be at our fingertips.
Text by Caterina Sbrana. This is my third report from New York, specifically from Central Park where the New-York Historical Society is based. In New York I visited other museums, such as 9/11 Memorial & Museum and MOMA and after … Continue reading →
Topic: art and new media technologies
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
“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
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
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
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
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
As digital art continues to impact contemporary art, teachers in the United States are finding innovative approaches to design. We recently caught up with Bill Blidy, a high school teacher who began his career with technology and someone who has been “tweaking” the way digital technology can enhance his students’ visions. An interisting interview by our US correspondent James and Maria Huntley. Continue reading
Korea is hosting 49 artists and group from 20 countries worldwide for an International Media Art Biennale with a wide range of installations, videos and interactive. Mediacity aims to show a multitude of interests that captivates the world of contemporary media art today. Continue reading
88 MOCCA shows a selection of more than 100 artworks of over 50 Chinese contemporary artists. On the webmuseum the visitor can get a deeper insight into Chinese contemporary art. Videos, interviews, event calendar, ressources, news and e-cards complete the experience. Continue reading
Currently a full professor in the School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois, Gerald Guthrie began his career as a printmaker but began to teach himself 3D modeling and animation in 1996. Since then, he has added digital art to his repertoire and has exhibited in many animation festivals around the world. Interview by US correspondents James and Maria Huntley. Continue reading