Montreal, the beginning of May, a dark performance space illuminated by an otherworldly glow; this combination of factors could only mean one thing – Elektra! CAN was on hand at the 14th edition of the venerable Canadian digital arts festival to soak up the proceedings and we’ve prepared the following overview of some of the (well, our) highlights.
Exhibition in Berlin’s Olympus Photography playground explores sound in visual form combining simple interaction with speaker and liquid waves.
Last December 3 artists were working at The University of Salford, as part of the ScreenLab artist in residence initiative by Elliot Woods and Kit Turner. The initiative aims 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) spent over 2 weeks developing open source tools and methods […]
In November last year ECAL University of art and design Lausanne in Switzerland was the host to two very interesting workshops aimed at their Media & Interaction and Industrial Design students. One workshop was led by Yuri Suzuki and the other by Roel Wouters. Having visited ECAL last year for end of year reviews it is one […]
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Making it Real is both the title and aspiration for an upcoming juried digital fabrication exhibition that is accepting submissions of 3D print ready objects. Taking place at OCAD University between May 14-28th, the exhibition currently has an open call for material to be submitted, considered and – if selected – printed and displayed. CAN […]
Currently on show at the Bitforms gallery in NYC are the three new mirror pieces by Daniel Rozin. The exhibition titled Angles features “Angles Mirror”, a piece that builds a picture based on relative lightness and darkness. It explores a system of linear rotation that indicates the direction of an object’s contour. A wall-mounted sculpture, the Angles Mirror […]
A strangeness abounds when people are asked to theorize and elucidate something so untethered and rhizomatic as the Internet. At its basic structure, networks connect us to the images, data and knowledge we draw upon every day. Yet what is at the heart of these connections and what separates or integrates our In Real Life (IRL) and digital personas?
Vector festival, a self-described “game+art convergence” touches down in Toronto for four days later this week with a program of screenings, performances, panel discussions and exhibitions. CAN tracked down Skot Deeming of Vector’s curatorial team (pictured above, to the right of Clint Enns, Katie Micak and Christine Kim) to get the lowdown on the first edition of the festival.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]