The first Internet Age Media Weekend connects the future of niche communication in Barcelona.
Leading Austrian digital artist, LIA is one of the 13 artists currently showing their work on StillReel. Nick Darcy-Fox, Founder of StillReel talks with LIA about her art
StillReel launched recently with 13 exciting international contemporary artists providing a curated selection of 34 pieces of still, video and even interactive digital art all on Stillreel.com.
Curated in collaboration with EWHA’s Cross Media Lab, Kimchi and Chips and CreativeApplications.Net, The Distortion Field is a discussion concerning the connection between artists and audiences within emerging media.
Landscape Futures is a recent book edited by Geoff Manaugh that unpacks the wildest intersections of landscape architecture, technology and perception. CAN interviewed Manaugh about the book last week to provide a window into this ambitious curatorial (and now editorial) project.
Scottish artist and filmmaker James Houston utilises dead media as a musical instrument in this latest video with Julian Corrie who wrote and performs the song.
As you enter the Evil Media Distribution (EMDC) centre you’re faced with a central seating arrangement of stacked palettes. Flanking either side of the ad-hoc settee are walls festooned with clipboards, some of which have a second clipboard positioned beneath cradling a sealed baggie with objects inside…
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.
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RGB-D and “Clouds” needs no introduction on CAN but it is exciting that the project authors, James George and Jonathan Minard have just launched a Kickstarter to complete their interactive film and they need our support! CAN featured the project a number of times already. First time on the interwebs back in February 2011, then only […]
In MP3: The Meaning of a Format, Jonathan Sterne observes “that it is no accident that so many media technologies are built around spinning mechanisms” while pointing to the grooves of a vinyl record and wound-down rolls of audio tape as examples of ‘compression technology’. Cassette tapes were expedient as a medium because they compressed an album’s worth […]
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 […]