Prix Cube 2016: Lukas Truniger

Reference center for digital creation in France, Le Cube continues with this 3rd edition of the Prix Cube (International Digital Art Prize for Emerging Artists) to promote and support emerging artists and innovative practices in today’s art. This international award for young designers in digital art distinguishes a digital artwork under 2 years performed by artists under 36 years in the fields of interactivity, generativity, network, the Internet or mobility. A sele...

OPEN CALL InShadow 2016 | Deadline > May 31st

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InShadow - International Festival of Video, Performance and Technologies is an initiative of Vo'Arte, in co-production with São Luiz Teatro Municipal, which has established itself as a reference in contemporary artistic creation and programming, with emphasis on the convergence of language between body and image, based on technology. It has obtained the  prestigious recognition of EFFE – Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe, 2015-2...

Open Call: CYNETART Competition 2016

Open Call: CYNETART Competition 2016 Deadline: 1st of May, 2016 CYNETART International Festival for Computer Based Art, November 10th – 16th, 2016 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of the CYNETART International Festival for Computer Based Art in November 10th – 16th is held at its main venue HELLERAU – European Centre for the Arts Dresden and many satellite venues around the city. 20 years of CYNETART Festival is the reflection of the zeitgeist, the presentation...

ELECTRON 2016: Electronic Cultures Festival in Geneva

Exhibitions, concerts, performances and contemporary dance… From Brian Eno to Carl Craig, from a Torture Garden party to sound-systems, Electron Festival offers an outstanding line-up for its 13th edition; perhaps the best since its 10th anniversary. Listed below are the main features of this event that will take place from 24th to 27th March over the Easter weekend in Geneva. Without a doubt, the crux of Electron 2016 is Brian Eno’s installation, The Ship. Presented ov...

Prix Cube 2016 : Barthélemy Antoine-Loeff

Reference center for digital creation in France, Le Cube continues with this 3rd edition of the Prix Cube (International Digital Art Prize for Emerging Artists) to promote and support emerging artists and innovative practices in today’s art. This international award for young designers in digital art distinguishes a digital artwork under 2 years performed by artists under 36 years in the fields of interactivity, generativity, network, the Internet or mobility. A selection committee...

Daito Manabe & Motoi Ishibashi glorify the invisible at the MCJP

  Transphère, a series of installations presenting the work of contemporary Japanese artists, is on the programme at the Japanese Cultural Centre in Paris in 2016. While waiting for creations by the Atelier Bow-Wow & Didier Faustino to be exhibited this summer, followed by Rei Naito this autumn, the famous Datoi Manabe & Motoi Ishibashi, exceptional artist/programmers, unveil Rate-shadow. This is a new digital work, halfway between real and virtual, on view ...

The collaborative “Archive of Digital Art”

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Since its foundation in 1999, the “Archive of Digital Art” (ADA) (www.digitalartarchive.at) documents the evolving world of digital art and its related disciplines. With direction and scientific conception of Prof. Dr. Oliver Grau (DanubeU, Austria), today ADA is the most complex scholarly archive in the field. It represents an evaluated selection of thousands of artworks at the intersection of art, science and technology. Artists and scholars are able to actively contribute document...

The Library at Night: virtual reality immersion into libraries

  The Library at Night is a virtual exploration of 10 of the world’s most fascinating libraries. It was designed by the Ex Machina production company and its artistic director, multidisciplinary artist Robert Lepage, based on an original idea by BAnQ. This ambitious project uses the Oculus Rift virtual-reality technology to propose a voyage through time, and around the world, to 10 mythic places—an immersive and sensory adventure that involves both our intelligence a...

FutureEverything Festival 2016 in Manchester

    FutureEverything 2016 Manchester, UK / Wednesday 30th March – Saturday 2nd April     For twenty years, FutureEverything has looked at big questions facing society    through the lens of art and digital culture.      The FutureEverything 2016 festival will feature a two day conference, new    commissions and world class performances that use art and invention to help ...

Algorithmic Art: the age of the automation of art

At the heart of the unmistakable upheaval caused by digital technology in accessing art and culture (and in our relationship with the world in general), Algorithmic Art, in the same way as Data Art, is thought of as the unruly new kid on the block. A sign of the current growing mathematisation of the world, following the advent of programmer art and the growth in the use of computers in all fields of artistic creation, machines and their servers, algorithms, now produce art independently. ...

Rimbaud, le dernier homme

  Rimbaud, le dernier homme is an interactive multimedia fiction of a new kid published by Le Gaulois Nomade. Specially designed for android tablets and smartphones, it projects Arthur Rimbaud’s life in a futuristic universe. The reader actively participates to the adventure and enjoys both pleasures of reading and audiovisual experimentation. With this work, a new dimension, mixing art and literature, is opened in the digital edition world.   Rimbaud, le dernie...

Exhibition Big Band Data in London

Big Bang Data at Somerset House is now extended until 20 March. Every day, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data... The exhibition Big Bang Data  makes ‘big data’ easier to conceptualize to the public explaining all positive and negative aspects of Internet, exploring the idea of clouds, mass surveillance, differents issues resulting from our connected and digital practices. The exhibition in a way demystify data. The exhibition, which is due to finish on the 20th...

Digital Choc 2016: spotlight on Franco-Japanese creation

From 19th February to 21st March 2016, Digital Choc is back for its 5th edition. Responsible for organising the Tokyo festival, the Institut français in Japan has a strictly Franco-Japanese programme lined up. Through a theme called “futurama,” the artists invited explore the future and raise questions through their disparate perspectives. This bi-national combination and the resulting cultural differences, make it a particularly interesting event. Digital Ch...