Thursday, December 29, 2011

Trendsetting Art for 2012

Mutual Art - It would be difficult to say that 2011 signified a full crossover success point for new media art, but this year certainly did see increasing momentum for mainstream awareness (both inside the art world and out) of art and artists that deal with new technologies, digital production, and the Internet. Here, ARTINFO looks at three trends that manifested themselves in 2011, and will continue to define new media art in 2012.  Read more.

Three Trends That Defined New Media Art in 2011

Art Info - It would be difficult to say that 2011 signified a full crossover success point for new media art, but this year certainly did see increasing momentum for mainstream awareness (both inside the art world and out) of art and artists that deal with new technologies, digital production, and the Internet. Here, ARTINFO looks at three trends that manifested themselves in 2011, and will continue to define new media art in 2012.  Read more.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Louvre and Nintendo aim to make art child's play

Agence France Presse @ Google News - The Louvre said Thursday it has teamed up with Nintendo to hand out 3D game consoles to guide visitors through its vast art collections, as part of a stepped up digital drive at the Paris museum.

Starting in March, the world's most visited museum will gradually replace its traditional audio-guides -- used by just four percent of its 8.5 million annual visitors -- with 3DS pocket consoles.  Read more.

Digital artist wins first CERN, Ars Electronica joint-residency competition

Symmetry Breaking - CERN and international cyberarts organization Ars Electronica declared Julius von Bismarck the winner of their first digital arts joint-residency program today. The 28-year-old German artist will spend two months at CERN near Geneva, Switzerland, and a third month at Ars Electronica in Austria, collaborating with scientists and digital experts to create a physics-inspired artwork as part of the Collide@CERN program.  Read more.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Vast Vistas: Landscape in New Media

Press Release - Boston Cyberarts presents its second exhibition in Atlantic Wharf's new dedicated art galler,Vast Vistas: Landscape in New Media, an exhibition of work by four artists: Julia Hechtman, Georgie Friedman, Jane Marsching and Luke Strosnider.

Landscapes are more the product of culture than nature. When artists try to reproduce the world in its natural state, they create a vision of how they wish nature would be.  Read more.

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Microsoft Tag combines technology with art

Ubergizmo - Technology has been used to create art in so many different ways – it’s nothing new. But it’s always refreshing to see it being used in a brand new way that hasn’t been done before – and I think the Tag: We’re It digital art installation pulls it off successfully. This digital art installation that was recently shown off in Austin, Texas; made use of Microsoft Tag technology to add a twist to the interactive art show.  Read more.