- One of the museum’s crown jewels is now available on the web: consulting it opens a new world.
by Caterina Sbrana. In my latest article I have been talking about the digital collection of the New-York Historical Society. During my research I was really captivated by a collection containing over 8,000 sheets, collected since 1816, that you can … Continue reading →
- Thanks to information technology, today and even more so in the future, the heritage that past generations have left us will be at our fingertips.
Text by Caterina Sbrana. This is my third report from New York, specifically from Central Park where the New-York Historical Society is based. In New York I visited other museums, such as 9/11 Memorial & Museum and MOMA and after … Continue reading →
Laure Prouvost has won the 2013 Turner Prize for her video installation “Wantee”, inspired by the German, 20th Century artist Kurt Schwitters, signaling a triumph for digital art in the contemporary art world as a whole. Continue reading
From early Aboriginal art through to work by some of today’s most established Australian artists, this exhibition is a journey through a nation’s history and its people. The concept of this exhibition is to shed light on a period of rapid and intense change; from the impact of colonisation on an indigenous people, to the pioneering nation building of the 19th century through to the enterprising urbanisation of the last 100 years. Continue reading
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
The winning pieces are all incredibly diverse in content and concept. While some feature more abstract images and shapes, others concentrate more on the use of light and images to capture particular sentiments. Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach is the world’s first projection art festival, with artists using the latest technologies to project their original works onto the town’s iconic white walls. Continue reading
SEA2013 is a symposium of electronic arts currently taking place in Sydney, Australia, and featuring more than 35 art exhibitions, public, talks, conferences, performances and workshops. The main theme of the event is ‘Resistance is Futile’, incapsulating the idea that society has been unable to resist electronic art as an intrinsic part of our contemporary world. Continue reading
A 12-metre-tall, digital, audiovisual sculpture has been unveiled for viewing at the National Museum of Catalonia in Barcelona. The digital sculpture, by Italian artist Davide Quayola, is based on an sculpture of Rodin, and is part of the International Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Arts, Sónar. Continue reading
The exhibition features three artists who use digital images and tools to make their art. “The resulting work transcends the medium and rewards the viewer with rich narratives, intoxicating visual experiences, and reflective social commentary”. Continue reading
Fondazione Romaeuropa presents “Digital Life 2012 – Human Connections”, a journey-like modular installation developed in three different symbolic venues. At the ex-Gil Trastevere the exhibition explores the connection between creative digital languages and their fertile relationships with the most advanced technologies showing art … Continue reading
APO-CALYPSE is an ambitious project which will bring together 28 Swiss and international visual artists on the theme of the apocalypse. The exhibition will be bringing together very young artists as well as major figures of contemporary art. Einzweidrei will be exhibiting photography, video, sculpture, ceramics, drawings and installations. Continue reading
Big numbers for the Pisa event: over 65.000 people connected to the official channels for 2012 edition of the Internet Festival, which hosted 400 speakers, involved in over 150 events – including 107 meetings, 40 workshops, four exhibitions – in 22 locations. The Festival confirmed to be an international event with a strong foreign presence in conferences and meetings and with very valuable speakers from all over the world. Continue reading