Topic: art and new media technologies

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

Sign after the X

Sign after the X is a project from 3 Canadian artists: Marina Roy (content), David Clark (animation) and Graham Meisner (music). It is an interactive website revolving around the letter X and its meanings, and it is the digital extension of Marina Roy’s book: “Sign after the X______”.
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Maurice Benayoun @ Streaming Museum NYC

Streaming Museum is on-site installations and on-line streaming performances. “Emotion Forecast” and “Occupy Wall Screens” are the birthday-exhibition of the Museum. The installation was at Big Screen Plaza in New York City, and will be displayed for the whole 2012 in the Streaming Museum website. Continue reading

Do you like skinny Venus??

Thanks to Photoshop, 10 Venus masterpieces (Botticelli’s, Gentileschi’s, Tiziano’s…) are updated according to nowadays beauty standards. Ancient painters made their artpieces keeping in mind the beauty ideal of their times, which had been considerably changing up to today’s thinness obsession. Continue reading

Watermans International Festival of Digital Art

To celebrate the London 2012 Olympics, as part of the Watermans International Festival of Digital Art in London there will be a series of six installations from artists located all over the world. The festival will focus on how digital art can … Continue reading