Topic: graphic design

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


Re-discovering Vrouw Maria: virtual reality simulation

The Vrouw Maria was a 18th century Dutch vessel, headed for Saint-Petersburg, that sank in Finnish waters. The shipwreck had been studied in many national and international projects: now, an interactive, virtual reality simulation has been created for an exhibition at the Maritime Museum of Finland. Continue reading


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


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


The 13th IASTED International Conference on Computer Graphics and Imaging

Crete is hosting CGIM 2012: this conference is an international forum for researchers and practitioners interested in the advances in, and applications of, computer graphics and imaging. It is an opportunity to present and observe the latest research, results, and … Continue reading


Sign after the X

Sign after the X is a net.art 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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Advanced Image-based Methods for Cultural Heritage – AIM4CH 2012

This special session is part of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Application GRAPP/VISIGRAPP 2012 – http://www.grapp.visigrapp.org), which is sponsored by the Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication (INSTICC). INSTICC is member of the Workflow Management Coalition (WfMC). Continue reading