Events

CreativeApplications.Net was launched in October 2008 and is one of today’s most authoritative digital art blogs. While the site tirelessly beat reports innovation across the fields of art, media and technology, CAN is an active visitor, participator, curator, host and organiser of many events around the world, bringing artists/creators with their audience and facilitating forward looking debate about the position of technology in art and culture.

Upcoming Events:

24/05 – 25/05 / CH / Mapping Festival
26/06 – 29/06 / US / Eyeo Festival
26/06 – 02/07 / DE / NODE
17/08 – 20/08 / CA / A-B-Z-TXT
22/08 – 27/08 / CA / MUTEK

A-B-Z-TXT 2017 – Call for Participants

A-B-Z-TXT is back as the ‘school for 21st century typography’—and it is looking for international applicants. Apply to join Zach Lieberman, Mindy Seu, Ali S. Qadeer, and others in Toronto Aug 17-20 for four days of masterclasses, workshops, and lectures.

28/06/2017

Expo, Lab, Live – Digital Shifts at Mapping 2017, May 11 to 28

Join us at the 13th edition of Mapping festival (May 11 to 28) in Geneva, Switzerland, for an eclectic exhibition, workshop, and performance program and – a Mapping first – the two-day forum “Paradigm Shift”.

22/05/2017

Apply for the VERTIGO STARTS Artistic Residencies Program

Apply for a grant to collaborate on an R&D ICT-Project and access emerging technologies to produce an original artwork.

26/04/2017

Unhanded – A symposium about ‘making’ under the influence of digitalism

Unhanded was a symposium about ‘making under the influence of digitalism’ that took place in Ottawa last September. CAN was on hand to facilitate one of the discussions, and to mark the publication of the videos online we offer some highlights and thoughts on the proceedings.

22/03/2017

Art && Code Returns with WEIRD REALITY

Pittsburgh’s Art && Code returns with a much-needed consideration of “new and independent visions for VR, MR, and AR.” Taking place from Oct 6-9th, and deliriously titled WEIRD REALITY, the four-day symposium gathers many of the best and brightest working in and at the fringes of immersive media.

21/09/2016

A-B-Z-TXT – Call for Participants

Registration for A-B-Z-TXT, the ‘school for 21st century typography’ we are collaborating to present in Toronto this August is now open. Join us for four days of masterclasses (with LUSTlab and N O R M A L S), workshops, and incisive lectures and discussion!

06/07/2016

Bass Bins, VR Headsets, and Beyond – MUTEK 2016

CAN’s report on the audiovisual highlights (and our participation) in the 17th edition of Montréal’s venerable MUTEK festival.

22/06/2016

A-B-Z-TXT – A School for 21st Century Typography

Building on the experience of our past educational programming at ACT Festival, Resonate, and Circle of Light, CAN has partnered to launch a new initiative in Toronto this August. Our first North American event, A-B-Z-TXT is a school for 21st century typography.

18/05/2016

Encounters & Revelry at MUTEK 2016

The CAN/HOLO team is headed to Montréal for the 16th edition of MUTEK. A celebration of the best and brightest in audiovisual performance, we’ll be having ‘HOLO Encounters’ with several of the festival’s featured artists.

17/05/2016

Facets of ‘New Making’ – Tektonics at ACT Festival

Huge stroboscopic datastreams, hypnotic human-machine choreographies, a cacophony of Korean, Japanese, English, German, and French – ten weeks ago, from November 25th to 28th 2015, an unlikely cross-cultural exchange took over the all new ACT Center in Gwangju, South Korea. More than a hundred artists, designers, curators, and educators answered our invitation to add their work and voice to the inaugural edition of ACT Festival, an opening celebration for the center’s monumental facilities.

05/02/2016

Two weeks till Gwangju: ACT Festival / November 25-28, South Korea

As the ACT Center in Gwangju, South Korea, and an all-star cast of more than sixty international artists, designers and cultural producers gear up for the inaugural edition of ACT Festival, the details of our four day program have begun to roll out – here are the highlights.

08/11/2015

MUTEK_IMG – Take a Deep Dive into VR and Immersive Media

Taking place in Montréal on Oct 1st-3rd, the second edition of MUTEK_IMG takes a deep dive into the creative possibilities of VR and immersive media.

24/09/2015