Topic: art and new media technologies

London 2012 offers first look at Olympic Torch design
emoto, London 2012

emoto is a unique data art project that sets out to visualise the online emotional response to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The collected emotion data is captured and visualised into an artwork which can be experienced via a web-based visualisation, on-site installations, and an ‘emoto in London’ mobile app. Continue reading


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Teleperformance: collaborating towards new artistic forms.

New technologies have opened new perspectives in the artistic field. Nowadays, numerous artistic and cultural projects use those technologies as tools, subjects or medium to explore and express new visions of the real and virtual worlds. One of these technologies, … Continue reading


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DCA – Digitising Contemporary Art

Digitising Contemporary Art’ (DCA) is a 30-month digitisation project for contemporary art, which will enrich Europeana with a kind of cultural heritage still largely missing from the european digital library. The project comprises 25 partners from 10 EU member states and 2 associated countries, Croatia and Iceland. Continue reading


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Technology as second nature in the latest Dots Magazine

Dots is a new interactive iPad magazine featuring international contemporary art and creativity. Second issue just released is themed Art & Technology and puts innovative artists like Daan Roosegaarde, Bart Hess, Tarik Barri and Aaron Koblin in the spotlight. Continue reading


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Modern Street Art: when Unconventional Art encourage People

Street art can be a powerful platform for reaching the public, and many of the artists use social media (Facebook, Flickr) to maintain their fan base and to spread their art work further. In recent years, from being aggressive, street artists have mellowed down and a lot of them have taken the modern street art revolution to a more mature and humanist level, to encourage people to feel better about themselves every day. Continue reading


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Editech – Editoria, Innovazione, Tecnologie

Book publishing today is a market where digital and traditional coexist, where borders and frontiers blur and at the same time defy each other. It is a world where the roles of readers, publishers, authors, distributors refuse to be rigidly … Continue reading


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IPhone will bring you to discover Florence during Dante Alighieri’s era.

There are many ways to visit a city, and Florence, owing to its artistic richness, can be visited in many alternative tours. Concurrent to the performances of Roberto Benigni in Florence (Piazza Santa Croce), “TuttoDante”, 12 events during which the … Continue reading


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Image & Research – 12th International Conference

“Image & Research”, a two-days meeting in Girona, is a good opportunity to be in contact with colleagues with different backgrounds but with a shared interest: the photographic and audiovisual documentation. The meeting, organized by Centre for Image Research and Diffusion (CRDI) of the Girona City Council and the Association of Archivists of Catalonia, with the support of the Department of Culture of the Generalitat of Catalonia, is in progress… Continue reading


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Murder Goes Mobile at the Met!

Through the smartphone app, Met visitors are transported back in time to 1899, where they are attending an evening gala and are shocked to learn of the murder of Virginie Gautreau–who has since been immortalized in the painting Madame X by John Singer Sargent. Thanks to the app, every visitor becomes a detective! Continue reading


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EMERGENCES, a Festival for digital arts

Our correspondents from France inform about a biennal international festival dedicated to electronic cultures and emerging artistic forms. Emergences festival presents innovative projects (hybridization of the artistic forms, new writings, scenography and the relationship to public, way of production) by giving a particular attention to the “emergent” artists. Continue reading