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NODE13 – Forum for Digital Arts – CAN Panel Discussion

Almost three years since their last edition, the new edition of ‘NODE13 – Forum for Digital Arts’ takes place next year, 11-17th February, in Frankfurt, Germany. The festival comes with the key topic ‘The Rules – Examining code as shapeable cosmoplastic material’ and it invites visitors for the week-long festival of digital art and interactive culture. “After […]

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ScreenLab #2 – New work in the making

For the past week, three artists have been working at the ScreenLab / MediaCityUK, Salford University, an internal artist in residence initiative by Elliot Woods and Kit Turner to explore modes of perception and interaction under the theme ‘Future of Broadcast’. The invited artists, Kyle McDonald (USA), Joanie Lemercier (France) and Joel Gethin Lewis (UK) have been developing open source tools and […]

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ETA 2012 – A Branding Singularity

Last Friday saw the latest instalment of FITC’s Emerging Technology & Advertising (ETA) event series touch down in Toronto. While labelled rather dryly as a “one day conversation on how technology will impact brands”, ETA 2012 brought together an improbably diverse selection of speakers to think out loud about design, emerging trends in interaction, engagement […]

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OARN 2012 – The Shape of AR to Come

This past Friday marked the inaugural Ontario Augmented Reality Network (OARN) conference here in Toronto. Headed by Brock University-based Canada Research Chair Kevin Kee, OARN is dedicated to building bridges between university research initiatives, developers and cultural agencies in an effort to share knowledge, pool resources and promote business development within our fledgling local AR […]

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Voice Array and Last Breath by Rafeal Lozano-Hemmer

Rafeal Lozano-Hemmer is largely known for his large scale installations that invite audience participation. An extension of this participation is also how he takes elements of physical interaction and gives them digital or technological corollaries. His latest show at Bitforms Gallery is no different. Although, ironically, rather than taking something inherently physical, it takes the […]

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3D Printshow London – 20th-21st October

Universal Everything with Karsten Schmidt Taking place on 20th-21st October this year, the 3D Printshow will be London’s first major 3D printing trade and consumer event. They will be hosting over 70 exhibitors, ranging from major manufacturers and software developers to design studios, architects and medical companies. Aim is to showcase the extraordinary range of […]

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Zef & Santo – 3D Real-Time Performance, Workflow and Collaboration

Even when judged against its usual high standards, MUTEK 2012 was a stellar year for AV performance. In addition to the A/Visions program, there were a number of other noteworthy shows, screenings and installations that reinforced the prominence of real time graphics and ‘cinematic ambience’ across the festival. Whether it was Jeff Mills’ figure poised […]