Tag: digital art

MuDA is the Museum of Digital Art…stay tuned!

MuDA stands for Museum of Digital Art. The Museum of Digital Art is dedicated to the art of code and the questions raised by the interactions between data, algorithms and society. It will have a virtual presence, on pretty much every screen connected to the internet. And a physical presence in the ground floor of the first high rise building of Zurich, Switzerland. The MuDA is initiated by the non-profit Digital Arts Association and bound to open its doors, with your help, in January 2016. Continue reading


Rollin’ Wild, animated series by Flying Stone

If all animals became round overnight, would their daily life still run that smoothly? Kyra Buschor and Constantin Paeplow created the animation world of spherical animals under the title “Rollin’ Wild, starting from a series of four clips presented at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in 2012. The videos obtained a great success, so now Kyra & Constantin are working on giving life to more and more round animals for you entertainment! Continue reading


About Hendra Aditya Kurniawan from Jakarta

Hendra Aditya Kurniawan is a computer expert, artist and photographer from Jakarta, Indonesia. After an early career in the banking sector, he started his own business EVANIA.co with the wife. EVANIA.co specialises in photography for digital marketing and particularly in Cinemagraphs, 360 Panoramic Photography and Responsive Web Design. With is work, Hendra always aims to be an early adopter and innovator in photography & technology. Continue reading


Silvio Severino digital surrealist from Brazil

Born in Porto Alegre and currently living in Budapest, artist Silvio Severino works on photography, collage and GIF Animations/Cinemagraph, creating highly personal pieces. Exploring the notions of beauty, gender and sexuality in contemporary society, he builds surrealist works where images are diverted from their original intended purpose and creates a personal view of the relationship between the urban and the natural world. 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


Future Everything’s XX anniversary

FutureEverything celebrated its 20th anniversary. For the last two decades the festival has brought people together to imagine, shape and question the vision of a truly participatory society. A belief in the emancipatory and creative potential of new technologies runs throughout digital culture. It is found both in the open source community and in the rhetoric of Silicon Valley start-ups. In recent years, the contradictions in this vision have come to the surface. The digital age has brought a collision of positives and negatives. This year was an ideal opportunity for FutureEverything to hit pause on its headlong rush into the future, to reflect on the consequences of the past decades and the prospects for the decades to come. 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


Digital project to encourage the public to P(AR)take in contemporary dance

Jeannette Ginslov, academic, dancer and choreographer, has launched an innovative new project that is at once an augmented reality and digital archive of contemporary dance. The project, entitled P(AR)take, forms part of the 40th National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, South Africa and is the first of its kind in the country. 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


Digital replica of 14th Century Chinese map raises question of ‘authenticity’ in art and design

A digital replica of a 14th Century Chinese map of great historical importance will be on show at the Iziko Museums of South Africa. The museum is to host the World Design Capital 2014 exhibition. The exhibition, entitled ‘Patterns of Contact: Designs from the Indian Ocean World’ explores the visual artwork in East Asia, mapping historical pieces from over 1,000 years ago. Continue reading