Tag: digital art

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


CalArts Expo is set to showcase innovations in technology and digital art

The California Institute of the Arts’ annual Digital Arts an Technology Expo, which is held on 8th May 2014, is set to showcase some of the most creative concepts for digital art this year. Many have cited the event as one of the best ways to gain access to upcoming trends in the digital world, due to the fact that the work showcased includes prototypes made by digital art students at the university. Continue reading


New digital photography and art festival in Texas opens

U.S. actor Kevin Page, well-know for his role in ‘Dallas’, is the co-founder of a new festival that celebrates digital art in Texas. The festival, PhotoTXcetera, will open this weekend, to showcase digital art and photography produced by Texan photographers, artists and “image innovators”. Continue reading


The Fitchburg Museum creates digital catalogue of permanent collection

The Fitchburg Museum in Massachusetts has pledged to create digital access to all the pieces on permanent show in their exhibition space. The museum is home to over 4,000 art pieces and historical artefacts, which are all to be digitally catalogued onto a database, thanks not least to the support and dedication of the museum’s director, Nick Capasso, and the director of marketing and community relations, Eugene Finney. Continue reading


ICT & Art Connect so far: elements to orient the future

ICT & Art Connect sets out to bring together artists and technologists to explore new ways of working. Collaborative acts of co-creation, together with an open and multidisciplinary discussion, foster the bringing together of Art and Technology. The coordination action FET-ART has played a crucial role in helping advance this initiative; the event will close the activities of the FET-ART project and present its major achievements. Continue reading


Art, Science and Technology Topic @ IPCAM 10

An Art-Science-Technology special session will be held during the 10th International Conference on Physics of Advanced Materials between 22 to 28 September 2014, Iași, Romania, at the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University. This session focuses on presentations (oral and poster) related to: NanoArt, Scientific Photography (metallography, … Continue reading


DigiPlaySpace in Toronto for children

The TIFF digiPlaySpace in Toronto, now in its 3rd year, is currently on show at the TIFF Bell Lightbox space. The game-space is designed in order for children to engage with new digital games during the yearly March break from school. The games are provided by multiple artists working in the field of digital art. Continue reading