Tag: London

Investing in Opportunity: Policy Practice and Planning for a Sustainable Digital Future

Registration is now open for the exciting two day digital preservation conference ‘Investing in Opportunity: Policy Practice and Planning for a Sustainable Digital Future’ which will take place at the Wellcome Trust in London on 17th – 18th November 2014. Continue reading

New Tate Britain digital arts campaign works in sync with the current weather and traffic

Tate Britain art gallery in London has launched a new campaign that displays digital art to passing traffic on the A4 road that connects London with Heathrow Airport.The digital displays can be seen on the Ocean’s Two Towers West screen, and the images change automatically according to the time of day, the weather and the incoming flights. Continue reading

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

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

SCAPE Project Demo & Information Days Agenda

The British Library and Statsbiblioteket are organising a demo day where it is possible to meet some of the SCAPE developers in their own environment. The developers will show how to integrate tools and services developed in SCAPE in your own preservation environment. Continue reading

REMIX Summit for Culture, Tech, Entrepreneurship

The event brings together world class speakers from across industries to discover, share and explore new ways to build big ideas in the cultural and creative industries. Continue reading

Digital preservation sustainability on the EU policy level

The main objective of the workshop was to provide an overview of solutions to challenges within Digital Preservation Sustainability developed by current and past Digital Preservation research projects. The event brought together various EU projects/initiatives to present their solutions and approaches, and to find synergies between them. Continue reading

Google announces winner of DevArt prize for digital art

The winning piece of the Google DevArt prize for “art made with code” has been announced. After receiving numerous contributions, some from well-known artists in the field of digital art, Cyril Diagne and Béatrice Lartigue have been selected as winners for their piece, ‘Metamorphosis of Mr Kalia’. Continue reading

Factum Arte brings Piranesi’s etchings to life using 3D printers

The Italian design company that has produced these 3D versions of Piranesi’s work, used the “largest stereolithographic printers in Europe” and “routing, milling and laser cutting” in their creation process.It remains unclear to what extent we can describe these works as Piranesi’s own, if they were constructed hundreds of years after his death. Continue reading

Meetups held in London to inspire debate on issues facing digital world

This week saw the fourth series in the Digital Conversations Meetup, which was set up in order to provide a useful space for discussion on “the current and future shape of digital”. The conversations, which take place in London, aim to reach out to the digital community in London and inspire a debate on some of the important questions that face digital professionals and digital users more generally today. Continue reading