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The Bloomberg Arts Engagement Initiative

From June 2013, five cultural centres will receive from the Bloomberg Arts Engagement Initiative 15 million dollars to improve the accessibility to their museums through the use of mobile technology, including 3D imaging and GPS. The five centres to receive funding are the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, The New York Botanical Garden, and the Museum of Modern Art. From our correspondent Lucia Ruggiero. Continue reading


Digital sculpture at Sónar Festival, Barcelona

A 12-metre-tall, digital, audiovisual sculpture has been unveiled for viewing at the National Museum of Catalonia in Barcelona. The digital sculpture, by Italian artist Davide Quayola, is based on an sculpture of Rodin, and is part of the International Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Arts, Sónar. Continue reading


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Gentleman Scholar artists’ QF Radio campaign ‘Anthem’

Gentlemen Scholar are a group of artists with a studio based in Los Angeles. A group of solution driven artists situated at the intersection of story, style and technology. Gentleman Scholar describes the spot, Anthem, as at once an exercise in motion control, a stirring visual representation of radio, and a tribute to the distinct cultural elements of Qatar that the station covers. Continue reading


‘Jellyfish Eyes’

The first animated feature film by renowned Japanese artist of the 90s, Takashi Murakami debuted in L.A’s County Review of Art on Tuesday. “Though a children’s film that mixes live action with CG animated characters, Jellyfish Eyes is deeply personal to Takashi Murakami, and may serve as an introduction to his artwork. The movie tells the story of Masashi, a young boy living in a post-Fukushima world who moves to a mysterious town where children battle remote-controlled pets called “Friends.” Continue reading


The Light Show

The exhibition, in this way, also demonstrates that despite technological and digital advances, a physical presence can still be essential in gaining a real feel for an exhibition such as this one. The exhibition, which is on at the Hayward Gallery, part of the Southbank Centre, will be available to the public until May. Continue reading


Hussein Chalayan’s “Place to Passage” in Madrid

While the designer Hussein Chalayan is known for his conceptual and experimental approach to fashion, this video piece takes his artistic abilities to a whole new level. Continue reading


Collection of short animation films

“RECON Digital also closed investment and as part of their growth plan took on 6 apprentices for a 9 month apprenticeship that would culminate in the production of a body of work for the young animators” Continue reading


Kudzanai Chiurai’s artwork

The Zimbabwean artist Kudzanai Chiurai uses a mixture of digital photography, editing and printing in the creation of these posters which make a powerful, political and social statement about conflict and violence. Continue reading


Vincent Fournier’s ‘Post Natural History’ photography

“Synthetic biology might be a futuristic idea, but when photographer Vincent Fournier made it the theme for his new art project he looked to the past.” Continue reading


Igor Corzh’s gif photography

The flickering, moving effect, added by turning the photographs into gif images, really brings them to life and shows that gif images can be used to create new, refreshing approaches to digital photography. Russian photographer, Igor Corzh, using photo manipulation, has created beautiful moving gif images of his own photographs taken on the streets of Morocco. Continue reading