Tag: digital culture

The Prix Ars Electronica

The Prix Ars Electronica, which has been happening every year since 1987, is considered to be one of the most prestigious media arts competition in the world. The 2020 edition received proposals from 90 countries, for a total of 3,209 … Continue reading


The virtual showcase of UC Davis graduate students for the Arts & Humanities 2020 Graduate Exhibition

The Arts & Humanities 2020 Graduate Exhibition, the annual exhibition of the UC Davis graduate students, is an essential component of the Master of Fine Arts programs in art studio and design and is also open to visual, performing, and … Continue reading


Interfaces Conference: Cultural Synergies, Creativity and Innovation

Cultural practitioners, policy makers, cultural managers, artists, curators and creative entrepreneurs are invited to a 2-day international event that explores how cultural synergies could contribute to innovation and creativity in the field of culture. In this final international activity of … Continue reading


Have your say: EC consultation about digital culture

img. from Europeana Pro blog. The European Union is now consulting on what the priorities will be for the first two years of the Digital Europe Programme, the new funding programme currently preparing for 2021-2022. Sufficient support for digital culture … Continue reading


Culture 4D: Digitization, Data, Disruptions, Diversity / 3rd Council of Europe Platform Exchange on Culture and Digitisation

The high-level international digital culture conference “Culture 4D: Digitization, Data, Disruptions, Diversity” is taking place on 29-30 September in Tallinn, Estonia. The event is organised in the framework of the Estonian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council … Continue reading


Agua for the Earth at EXPO Venice

On 15 July 2015, at EXPO Venice, a press conference was held for the world launch of “Agua for the Earth”, social responsibility campaign promoted by the Chinese cosmetic multinational Wetherm in collaboration with Only Italia, Italian platform chaired by Irene Pivetti. Other important topic of the conference was the introduction of an ambitious cultural project: the Digital Cultural Heritage School (DiCultHer), networked school for the development of digital culture. Only Italia and DiCultHer presented then their catalogue of cultural events being held in the Only Italia pavilion at EXPO Milan and EXPO Venice Aquae. The conference concluded with the presentation of the project for a “Week of Digital Culture”. Continue reading


African digital collages of past and present

Jepchumba of Africandigitalart.com presents us the digital collage, in Africa a growing form of art that utilises technology to produce a range of artworks, incorporating digital video, animation, photography, animated gif’s and digital photo manipulation. Through digital new stories of Africa emerge, setting an alternative – and often critical – narration against the image of Africa we think to know. Continue reading


Brighton Digital Festival has announced two new commission strands for 2015

Brighton Digital Festival has announced two new strands of arts commissioning to be launched for the 2015 festival, which will run from September 1 to 27. These commissions, aimed at encouraging artists and technologists to produce ambitious works, will support a curated contemporary digital arts programme to run throughout the Festival. «For these new commissions in 2015, we want the weird and the wonderful» Jesse Black Mooney, Manager of Brighton Digital Festival, says. 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