Topic: art and new media technologies

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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


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ECLAP: 2012 International Conference

The ECLAP conference was the place where institutions, industries and European Commission and Europeana projects in the areas of cultural heritage met to collaborate and present their results. Continue reading


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TransISTor 2012

TransISTor focuses on the new technologies employed in the production and post-production of feature films, documentaries and experimental media creations, training European audiovisual professionals through a series of cross-disciplinary workshops. Since 2005 CIANT has promoted TransISTor training initiative (TransISTor2011 is … Continue reading


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The Art of Video Games @ Smithsonian

The Smithsonian American Art Museum hosts a very special exhibition, to explore the forty-year evolution of video games as an artistic medium, with a focus on striking visual effects and the creative use of new technologies. The exhibition features some of the most influential artists and designers during five eras of game technology. Continue reading


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Will computer-generated imagery transform communication and entertainment in the years to come?

from our UK correspondent Lucia Ruggiero Last night, 17th April 2012, at a concert in Coachella, California, the rapper Tupac appeared on stage in a special performance alongside Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg. The problem is that Tupac died in 1996. … Continue reading


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A True Renaissance Man In The Digital World

Artist Jared Bendis likes to make light of his self-described title as the “man of many hats,” but this innovator has many insights and opinions about the new technologies that are affecting the contemporary art world. As the Creative New Media Officer at Case Western Reserve University, he works with the latest trends concerning technologies in our “digital” existence on a daily basis. Continue reading


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CYNETART Festival 2012

CYNETART is an international festival for computer-aided art in Dresden. The festival has been the focal point of the research at Trans-Media-Akademie (TMA) Hellerau for over fifteen years now. This work has made the festival become a countrywide and internationally … Continue reading