Tag: digital art

“The Digital Sign” by Riccardo Muroni

Today we talk with Riccardo Muroni, Italian digital artist and art scholar. He tells us about his work and the monograph he is writing, “The Digital Sign”, which is the result of his research. Continue reading


Tate Britain launches new prize for digital art

by Lucia Ruggiero The IK Prize 2014 is a new award for digital artwork by Tate Britain, with the support of the Porter foundation. Named after the philanthropist, Irene Kreitman, the prize aims to award the contribution to digitised experiences … Continue reading


Pictoplasma Festival Berlin

by Lucia Ruggiero The Pictoplasma Festival has announced the line-up of the event in Berlin in 2014, which will mark its 10th anniversary. The festival will include conferences and art exhibitions from artists from all over the world, including the … Continue reading


2013 Short Film Showcase breaks boundaries between advertising and digital art

Rather than digital art being taken in on its own, it is here put with TV ad-campaigns, which though are nothing new in terms of advertising, are now being considered ‘short films’ rather than just adverts. Continue reading


Pause Fest 2014: be creative and stay connected!

Third edition of Melbourne’s digital festival is being held from the 13th to the 16th of February 2014 and this time its theme will be “Connected”, because staying connected to the present and to the past is vital for the creative community: by recognizing how each step taken before has influenced the state of the digital world today, we can understand how every great innovation made now will influence the thinkers of tomorrow. Airspace animation is the second collaborative project of Rich Nosworthy and SonoSanctus from Auckland, New Zealand. The project aims indeed to create an animation on Pause Fest 2014’s theme, “Connected”. The result is ending up to be an ambitious creative execution. Continue reading


Arts Brookfield aims to ‘Set Art Free’

Art Set Free is a campaign that aims to put artwork into contact with the public without costs, via the platform of digital media. Arts Brookfield, the organiser of this project, brings many arts events to communities, based on the idea of the democratisation of culture. Contributions can be submitted by all members of the public years 18 and over, by using the hashtag “#artsetfree” and uploading the piece from a Facebook , Twitter or Instagram account. Continue reading


Innovate digital video of Bob Dylan’s ‘Like a Rolling Stone’

Using interactive technology that belongs to the 21st Century, the song has been transformed into a video that acts as a vintage TV set. Viewers can flick through channels while ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ plays in the background, choosing between news broadcasts, a game show, what appears to be a TV sitcom, and a black and white video of Bob Dylan’s own performance of the song. Continue reading


Artist spotlight:
Pereira presents “Musictronics”

“Musictronics” is Brazilian digital artist Acacio Pereira’s latest series. While working with painting, projected images and photography, he draws on influences from cinema, theater, art and music Continue reading


Tumblr takes centre stage in Diesel’s Reboot campaign

The use of Tumblr to commission pieces for a campaign indicates the growing importance of social media networks and blogging sites in the production and dissemination of artistic creation in new media. Creators of consumer products are really paying attention to the uses of blogging in their discovery and exploration of artistic talent. Continue reading


Brighton Digital Festival 2013 is a huge success

There really isn’t much more you could ask for from a digital festival and the Brighton Digital Festival demonstrates the huge range of ideas, activities and experiences that can be incorporated into a digital arts event. In terms of events and activities offered, it is estimated that the festival grew over 60% in size, as an average of 6 events were held each day. Continue reading