Topic: art and new media technologies

The first sound of the future: Hatsune Miku

Hatsune Miku is a singing synthesizer application with a female character, developed by a well-known Japanese company. She had risen as a virtual idol with thousands of real followers, and – as the company decided to replace her with a new software – her farewell concert series went sold-out. Continue reading

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“The term ‘digital art’ becomes virtually meaningless”

Scott Ligon, award-winning digital artist and filmmaker, coordinator for the digital foundation curriculum at the Cleveland Institute of Art, shares his idea about digital technologies and the contemporary art world. Continue reading

Gap Project – Generations Compared

7-8-9 March 2012 Sala incontri MAXXI B.A.S.E. Curators: Micol Di Veroli and Giovanna Sarno   The Gap Project – Generations Compared aims to provide evidence to the medial and imaginative power of video art, a means to transmit sensations and … Continue reading

deviantART [dee•vee•un'nt•ART]

deviantART is a platform that allows emerging and established artists to exhibit, promote, and share their works within a peer community dedicated to the arts. The site’s vibrant social network environment receives about 140,000 daily uploads of original art works of any genre, from all over the world. Continue reading

European Collected Library of Artistic Performance

ECLAP fills the gap between digital libraries of performing arts and the high demand for access to this content by creating a considerable, and yet missing, online archive for all the performing arts in Europe, and providing solutions and tools to help performing arts institutions to enter Europeana. Continue reading

Powerless Structures, Fig 101

A beautiful new sculpture which is set to change the way digital media communicates and connects with traditional art forms was recently unveiled on the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square in central London. Continue reading

“How I learned to stop listening and love the noise”

“How I learned to stop listening and love the noise”: Christopher Baker’s artwork ‘Hello World’ is a compilation of 5000 home-made videos from all over the world, to celebrate digital communities and the possibility for anyone to share opinions and thoughts. From our UK correspondent Lucia Ruggiero. Continue reading

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Indiana US, art teachers and art students

They believe that the computer is another creative art making tool and teach their students to explore art also through digital tools. The students are enthusiast for the opportunities that digital art offers to creative process. In these article their true voices witness their positive experience. Continue reading

Ladies and gentlemen, Benoit Paillé.

Benoit Paillé’s impudent use of Photoshop and other digital tools is intended to show the emotion behind the unmistakable artifice of digital touch-ups. He’s witty enough to presents himself as auto-proclaimed genius but he reveals a deep sensibility. Keep an eye on him as he’s becoming a celebrity. Continue reading

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More than interactivity, it’s Public Art

Everyone can make digital art, and can have it displayed on bus shelters around London: it is a wonderful opportunity that project Bus-Tops, in cooperation with TFL company (Transport for London), offers to the public. Beside the submitters’ pieces, the project includes artworks from renowned artists. Continue reading