Topic: virtual reality

Entering the interface in DOX 24.4

Could neurophysiological and BCI (Brain Computer Interface) tools already control our mind? And could we vice versa already build an individual virtual reality using BCI systems, able to fulfill all users’ desires? And what exactly users actually desire from them? These will be the frame questions of the Friday 24 symposium with dr Aleksander Väljamäe (NGM lab), Pavel Smetana (CIANT) and artist Ivor Diosi. Continue reading


Emissary in the Squat of Gods, by Ian Cheng

From April 23 to August 30, 2015, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo presents “Emissary in the Squat of Gods”, a solo exhibition of Ian Cheng, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Director of London’s Serpentine Galleries. In Cheng’s art, the protagonist is technology, viewed as the product of the natural evolution of human nature, which today has the power to modify our bodies as well as our perceptual abilities. His works are “something that’s in-between the genre of a video game and the genre of a movie…it’s kind of like a living story” Continue reading


INNOVA Master’s Degree in Virtual Cultural Heritage

How do you prepare a professional in Cultural Heritage in the digital age? How the University can solve the gap between Science and Humanities? Is the current University ready to deal with education in Cultural Heritage? Are then Humanities a good professional option? The INNOVA Master’s Degree in Virtual Heritage, developed by INNOVA and SEAV, aims to offer an answer to these questions. Continue reading


Jornades APP, mobile applications for cultural and natural heritage and tourism

The Jornades APP,  organized by The Generalitat de Catalunya – Departament de Cultura (GENCAT), i2Cat and Kònic thtr, will be held during the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of October at the headquarters of the CaixaForum in Girona city (Catalonia). For … Continue reading


MWA2014: Museums and the Web Asia 2014

Smart Cities, Smart Museums, Digital strategies, Mobile, Museums in Asian Culture and Society, Digital Engagement and Learning and much more at #MWA2014. Continue reading


Augmented reality tattoo artworks at Wyndham Art Gallery

At Deakin University will be present the work of artist Alison Bennett in the exhibition Shifting Skin, opening in Werribee. Continue reading


Corel® Painter® 2015’s new features defy attempts to mimic traditional, hand-drawn art

The updates and new features on Corel® Painter® 2015 show a dedication of the software’s producers to ensure that it maintains its position as one of the most advanced software for the creation of digital art on the market. Some of the most important new features include ‘Particle Brushes’, which is said to use ‘physics’ to enhance the appearance of brush strokes, and ‘Jitter Smoothing’, which aids the creation of smoother lines without jagged edges. Continue reading


Augmented Reality exhibition explores a rare eye disorder through ‘Fractured Visions’

American media artist Tamiko Thiel will launch a new exhibition this September entitled ‘Fractured Visions’, which uses Augmented Reality and smartphones to explore alternate ways of viewing reality. Continue reading


‘Relative Realities’ creates an interactive gallery experience in collaboration with Samsung

Collaboration between the Yuchengco Museum in the Philippines and Samsung has led to the launching of a new exhibition that explores the work of six Filipino artists through multimedia and new technology. ‘Relative Realities’, available for viewing until the 8th of September, encourages a more interactive gallery visit. Continue reading


The LEAP – Lab for Electronic Arts and Performances

LEAP’s central concept is based on experimental research in digital technologies and media, which shape and change our present and future society and stimulate new discourses, discussions and questions. The human being (or body) is thus in performative interaction with these technologies and their impact on society and culture. Continue reading