Tag: digital art

Unesco Digi-Arts Africa

UNESCO is the general contest of this project that is working to create relationships between experts and different regions of the Third World, like Kenia, Senegal and South Africa. It aim to contribute to the development of a program of digital arts that reflect the specificity artistic practices of the African continent. Continue reading


Interactive digital art opens New Zealand’s 31 day festival

A new interactive digital installation is set to open this year’s Matariki Festival in New Zealand, which celebrates Maori New Year. The installation works through a virtual performer on a digital screen who interacts and responds to viewers’ behaviour as they approach the screen. The artists of the project have stated that traditional dances and battles of the Maori communities and from the Pacific Islands inspired the project. Continue reading


Art residencies in India promote contemporary artistic creation

Various art residencies in India are giving digital, new media and contemporary artists the opportunity to create original work away from the pressures of galleries and market relations. We could even see these art residencies, particularly those that work with digital media, as organic ‘hackathons’, as creatives get together to produce something new and innovative. Continue reading


A Digital Revolution comes to London’s Barbican

Digital Revolution is a series of art-projects and events lasting up until 14th September at the Barbican in London. The series of exhibitions also demonstrate to us how new media and digital technology have influenced and developed a wide range of art forms, including cinema. Continue reading


Previously unknown drawings found on the walls of Angkor using new digital methods

New technological methods have been used in the discovery of drawings, or ‘graffiti’, on the walls of the temple, Angkor, in Cambodia. Every year, thousands of tourists visit the 900-year-old temple, but we can suspect that digital enthusiasts and those interested in historical sites will have even more of a reason to visit the site after this new discovery. Continue reading


New digital art exhibition helps viewers to relax the mind

A group of digital artists from Newcastle University in the UK have developed a new digital exhibition, Eye Resonator, which aims to help viewers focus their minds, using visual displays and moving images. Continue reading


Tate Modern launches first ever ‘hackathon’ as part of new project, ‘The Space’

‘The Space’, a new digital arts project at London’s Tate Modern funded by the BBC and the Arts Council, has been launched with a vision of ““promot[ing] freedom of expression and the combination of art and technology”. The project, which united over 140 artists from all over the world. Continue reading


British Media Awards 2014 recognises the achievements of Tech Media

The award of ‘Content Team of the Year’ has been presented to the editorial team which works to produce Digital Arts, Mac World, Tech Advisor and PC Advisor. The award was presented to the team at the British Media Awards 2014, which recognises innovation and excellence in the media within the UK. The team, known as Tech Media, is one of the leading names in technology, events and research in the digital world. Continue reading


Lan Lan’s stunning digital art using natural history collections

‘Subnature’ is a digital arts exhibition currently on show in London, which aims to highlight modern technological interventions into the natural world. British artist, Lan Lan, who studied Fine Art at UCL, has used digital manipulation techniques to create contemporary pieces out of images of natural, animal bones. Continue reading


Summer Digital Art Workshops 2014

Initiated in 2005, the Summer Digital Art Workshops go on with this 10th edition! The various courses address techniques and expressions increasingly used in visual arts, installations, performing arts, audio-visual or digital art (net art, code art, interactivity, …) and introduce practices based on open source softwares. Continue reading