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 The Lumen Prize, a global award for digital art

September 29th, 2016, Lumen Prize launches its fifth annual global tour, exhibiting the winners and shortlisted works in London, Shanghai, Leeds, New York City and Caerphilly Castle Wales. The tour will also include one-night Lumen Highlight events in London, Swansea and Cardiff.  ...

Animaze explores the world of animation in Montreal

Animaze is an international film festival and conference exploring the world of animation in all its diversity. Filmmakers and professionals from over 45 countries will converge on Montreal from August 18-21 to celebrate the art and science of animation.  ...

10 places around the world for digital art events

From Switzerland to Mexico, Spain to Japan by way of Greece or Germany, Digitalarti Media comes back on 10 digital art events our editors have covered in 2015 and 2016. Thank you to all the partner festivals for your trust.  MAPPPING FESTIVAL & ELECTRON FESTIVAL - GENEVA ...

BIAN AUTOMATA: Montreal in AUTOMATIC mode

Are we now fully immersed in the age of machines? This is the question that we will all be asking, from 3rd June to 3rd July 2016, during the international cultural rendezvous organised by ELEKTRA and the Arsenal Contemporary Art space in Montreal, as part of the major exhibition for the 3rd International Digital Art Biennial (BIAN). An exhibition with as theme AUTOMATA: art made by machines for machines. ...

What is there to see and do at the (sprawling) Sónar Festival 2016 ?

The Sónar Festival in Barcelona has brought multimedia artists, musicians and performers together from all over the world since 1994. With several hundred digital events squeezed in from 16th to 18th June, it is a mean feat to pick out the most interesting. Let’s take a closer look at the 3 buzzing days. ...

ADAF: Athens in alternative digital mode

Baptised Digital Pop, the twelfth Athens Digital Arts Festival (ADAF) aims to highlight the different aspects of a new pop culture underway at the height of the digital age, when new practices linked primarily to new technology and the internet generate new behavioural and creative trends affecting us all on a daily basis, and tinged with an underlying sensitive militant tone. ...

Kinetic Mapping in Geneva

Mapping Festival 2016 in Geneva has once again exuded a refreshing, pioneering spirit with kinetic installations deconstructing space, a wealth of interactive workshops and an incandescent live AV performance. ...

Whistleblowers, virtual reality, robotics and the future of culture at European Lab 2016

The Arty Farty team (Nuits Sonores) has achieved a superb European Lab Forum centred on attentively and proactively involving the youth of Europe in terms of cultural policy against a European backdrop under strain. Is culture a factor for democracy? This is no longer an issue for the organisers of the biannual event (winter edition in Paris), leading by example at the heart of a definitively political and connected forum. ...

The mutant abstractions of Quayola

  Aesthete of connection between figurative art and digital abstraction, the Italian artist Davide Quayola turns classical Western tradition of pictures and landscape to new audiovisual dimensions, in direct contact with technological disruptions of our time. ...