Tag: technology

CalArts Expo is set to showcase innovations in technology and digital art

The California Institute of the Arts’ annual Digital Arts an Technology Expo, which is held on 8th May 2014, is set to showcase some of the most creative concepts for digital art this year. Many have cited the event as one of the best ways to gain access to upcoming trends in the digital world, due to the fact that the work showcased includes prototypes made by digital art students at the university. Continue reading


‘Charley Says’ animation remake with David Walliams voiceover

Comedian and ‘Little Britain’ actor David Walliams recently collaborated with Electricity Safety First, a UK charity that promotes awareness of the dangers of electricity, in order to revive a much-loved, UK cartoon from the 1970s and 80s. ‘Charley Says’ was an animated film series about a boy and his cat, which helped children understand how to use electricity safely. Continue reading


CONVERGENCE: International Summit on Interdisciplinary Arts and Technology

Convergence is an arts summit dedicated to exploring the ways that arts practices intersect with each other and with technology in a complex physical and social ecology. The summit will explore what happens when contemporary professional practices in all forms of music, visual and digital art, film, theatre, dance, literature or interdisciplinary arts cross-pollinate with emerging production and dissemination technologies. Continue reading


‘Mind Mirror’ at the Copenhagen Re-New 2013 Digital Art Festival

‘Mind Mirror’ is a digital art installation that was recently showcased at the Copenhagen Re-New 2013 Digital Art Festival. Multimedia artists Albert Kim, Francesca Castelli and Yining Huang collaborated on the project, which creates a digital representation of a spectator’s face on a screen, using face tracking technology. 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


dArtboard annual competition

The Vilcek Foundation dARTboard has called for participants of this year’s digital art competition from immigrants living in the United States. This initiative aims to support the contribution to contemporary art and technology that immigrants make to the United States’ creative community. 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


Italian Virtual Heritage School: Virtual Archaeology 2013

The 2013 edition of the school focused on the following main areas: processing of 3D/2D sampled data, technologies enabling easy production of multimedia presentation for the web or for museum kiosks, interpretation and reconstruction of the archaeological and ancient landscape, through Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics techniques. Continue reading


“Sensorium” project at York University, Toronto

Sensorium is an ambitious new research cluster based in the Faculty of Fine Arts at York University that supports cross-disciplinary work in application and content creation, artistic and scientific inquiry, policy development and critical discourse in digital media arts. A catalyst for new ideas and development, linking creative expertise, supporting cross-disciplinary and collaborative research, and fostering community and industry partnerships in the field of digital media arts. Continue reading