Living In the Gap: In Conversation with Peter Burr

Spanning physical and virtual space, Peter Burr’s exhibition, Responsive Eye, examines contemporary life in the grid. Taking cues from minimalism and op art, the work pushes the limits of a viewer’s perception and awareness, thrusting them into that gap between what is seen and what is felt. In this interview by Daniel Glendening, Burr digs into history, things that are not there, and what it means to be fleshy bodies gathering in digital space.

13/03/2021
CAN 2016 – Highlights and Favourites

At its best, creative inquiry offers intellectual nourishment, empowerment and solace. At the end of 2016, we need all of those, which is why remembering – and celebrating – the outstanding work done this year is all the more important. Over the past twelve months we’ve added more than 100 projects to our archive – and with your help we’ve selected the favourite ones!

24/12/2016
Round 2 – Absolut Art Exchange + Selected Works

The second round of the world’s largest art exchange is now under way. Having started with the first round on the 1st October, over 2000 users from 70 different countries have submitted artworks. Currently over 4,500 artworks have been created and 1,600 saved.

11/11/2014
Considering Virtuality: Theorizing the Web 2013

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?

06/03/2013

The first post of a series on the state-of-the-art of live media performance curated by Federica Patti, focus on live stream. With three live shows to see and follow here.

CURRENTS New Media is now accepting submissions for our 2022 art and technology festival in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.

Created by media artist and creative director Dalena Tran, Incomplete is an algorithmically visualized music video for UK musician Ash Koosha’s track from his 2018 album Aktual.

Spanning physical and virtual space, Peter Burr’s exhibition, Responsive Eye, examines contemporary life in the grid. Taking cues from minimalism and op art, the work pushes the limits of a viewer’s perception and awareness, thrusting them into that gap between what is seen and what is felt. In this interview by Daniel Glendening, Burr digs into history, things that are not there, and what it means to be fleshy bodies gathering in digital space.

At its best, creative inquiry offers intellectual nourishment, empowerment and solace. At the end of 2016, we need all of those, which is why remembering – and celebrating – the outstanding work done this year is all the more important. Over the past twelve months we’ve added more than 100 projects to our archive – and with your help we’ve selected the favourite ones!

The third and final round of the world’s largest art exchange is now under way! Launched in collaboration with CreativeApplications.Net, Absolut invites digital artists around the globe to submit artworks for the art exchange.

The second round of the world’s largest art exchange is now under way. Having started with the first round on the 1st October, over 2000 users from 70 different countries have submitted artworks. Currently over 4,500 artworks have been created and 1,600 saved.

We are excited to announce that starting today, Absolut in collaboration with CreativeApplications.Net and 1X is calling for entries for The Andy Warhol Art Exchange, an online initiative inviting you to unleash your creativity by creating and exchanging digital art.

Every once in a while a project comes along that will change how we think, discuss and produce digital art. Four+ years in development, FRAMED* will not just be a canvas, but a platform and a community hub for the art of our generation.

For the third time, KIKK Festival will take over Namur (Belgium) to showcase the latest movers and shakers in the worlds of digital art and design. KIKK brings together the world’s most talented creative coders, innovators, designers, artists and researchers.

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?

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