Tag: digital art

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


Simon Starling’s Phantom Ride

‘Phantom Ride’ is a video piece featured on an enormous video screen in the Duveen Galleries of the Tate Britain. Stemming from this idea of combining history in one space, Starling has used the ‘phantom ride’ genre to create a visual journey through the history of the gallery. Continue reading


Are digital spaces the new graffiti walls?

Overnight the video had over 1 million views, and so the piece was likely to have been watched and shared by more people than if it had been created on a wall. As with many of Banksy’s graffiti pieces, the implicit message of this piece is not completely clear. Most newspapers have interpreted the piece as a satire of conflict in Syria. But… Continue reading


Digital portraits of famous sportsmen

Artist Bram Vanhaeren has recently created a series of portraits commemorating sports legends, such as Muhammad Ali and Serena Williams. The pieces are proud, digital works, which always require real expertise and talent to produce. Continue reading


IBM Zoo Animation

The new IBM Zoo animation demonstrates how digital art is becoming more and more relevant across all different sectors, not just for the art and design world. Artists and designers ‘Plenty’, based in Buenos Aires and part of the Jelly London team, were asked to create a new short animation for IBM to advertise business analytics to medium-sized businesses. Continue reading


Hal Lasko, the pixel painter

The work of Hal Lasko (98-years-old) shows that no matter how many innovative, artistic programmes are created for computer-based artwork, sometimes going back to basics really can get an artist some recognition. After all, a software as basic as MS Paint surely shows an artist’s natural ability and talent to make something incredible out of something so average, more than a software with hundreds of different effects and buttons to mask up a less-able artist. Continue reading


The Pacific Art League exhibition: ‘Taking Digital Art to the Streets’

Blurring the gap between digital art and traditional art: the integration of traditional art forms with digitally created artwork at the Pacific Art League exhibition demonstrates that rather than digital art being seen as a separate or lesser entity to fine art, it may actually become accepted as a standard art form in the future. Continue reading