Sunday, February 22, 2015

Galleries around the world are finally "starting to take digital art seriously"

de zeen Magazine - "Digital art has been around since the 1950s," claims writer and curator Conrad Bodman. "But not many museums and galleries have focused on it as a serious subject matter."

"In the last ten years that's really changed. Many venues around the world are now having a serious look at this area and the artists that are working in it."  Read more.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Africa remix: the artists subverting colonial imagery

Guardian UK - Share, click, repost, send. These are the daily habits of hundreds of thousands of Africans living parts of their life online, connecting them to regions, histories and people that, like for all of us, were previously inaccessible.

Africa’s major urban centres have since 2000 become rapidly digital ready: investment in mobile broadband, fibre-optic cables, and the expansion of power supplies has enabled millions of people across the continent to get online. Coupled with the declining costs of smartphones and tablets...read more.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

French Digital Artist Claire Sauvaget 3D Prints Her Own Mental Maps

Debra Thimmesch @ 3Dprint.com - French digital artist and sculptor Claire Sauvaget takes us along with her on her daily commute. We trail behind her down stairs, around corners, onto crowded train platforms, and through narrow corridors. We speed in a train car underneath the busy streets of Toulouse, France, Sauvaget’s home, and emerge into daylight after scaling yet another flight of stairs from the underground.  Read more.