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 […]
Golan Levin Following the success of the first Resonate festival that took place in March 2012, Magnetic Field B in collaboration with CreativeApplications.Net and Dom Omladine in Belgrade are pleased to announce the new edition of the festival, taking place 21-23 March 2013 in Belgrade, Serbia.
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 […]
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 […]
The Japan Media Arts Festival is a comprehensive festival of Media Arts that honors outstanding works in the four divisions of Art, Entertainment, Animation, and Manga, as well as providing a platform for appreciation of the works that have won awards. The 15th Festival received a record 2,714 works from 57 countries and regions around […]
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 […]
Visualizations are created to make data more legible. They are intended to give us a neutral portrait, so to speak, of how collections of data relate to each other. In so doing, they make information accessible to us that would otherwise be obscured by its scale in a manner that is easily comprehended. Data is […]
Flash on the Beach is back again this year but with a new name and a whole bunch of great new speakers. Taking place in Brighton, UK between 3rd and 5th September, today and tomorrow are the last 2 days to get your tickets at special price. If you are a student, you can get […]