Thursday, June 18, 2015

Digital artists wins first prize in premiere of Grimsby regional art competition

Grimsby Telegraph (UK) - A Humberston artist scooped joint first prize in a regional art competition which had a record number of entries.

The Humber To The Wash open art exhibition at The Ropewalk art gallery held in Barton-Upon-Humber, attracted 356 entries from the region.  Read more.

Danny Rose digital art collective celebrates triumphant return to Vivid Sydney 2015

Broadcasting & Cable - Danny Rose, the award-winning Paris-based art and design collective, celebrate their return to the seventh annual Vivid Sydney festival, the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, with the true “synaesthesia” of Mechanised Colour Assemblage.

The group’s latest large-scale digital art installation will transform the...read more.

East Harlem Teens Offered Free Classes In Digital Art

Fader Magazine - Unless you're in possession of a titanium-plated level of self-esteem, everyone needs a little encouragement to get into something new.  Read more.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Indian American Explores Police Gun Battle Deaths through Digital Art

India West - Indian American digital artist and educator Roopa Vasudevan has produced an interactive multimedia installation to explore the problem of deaths in police gun battles in the U.S. The “Hands Up” digital exhibit is about “generating empathy,” said Vasudevan, who created it with fellow Pakistani American artist Atif Ateeq.  Read more.

Monday, June 1, 2015

Kids are replacing hospital sterility with colour and creativity through digital art

The Courier Mail (Australia) - The Sydney Children’s Hospital School has begun an engaging new digital art class which aims to ignite kid’s imaginations while they or their siblings undergo medical treatment.

The classes have replaced the crayon with the iPad in an effort to “speak their language”.  Read more.

‘Intelligent Objects’ at Creative Arts Workshop explores digital art realm in New Haven

New Haven Register (Connecticut) - Here’s an idea, based on a new art exhibit: Attach a sensor to a Roomba robotic vaccum as it cleans a room and have it beam back a pattern that’s depicted on a huge screen in bold colors.

OK, we might need some help with the technology (or the logic), but the result would fit in with the new exhbit “Intelligent Objects: Empathetic and Smart Art,” which is Creative Arts Workshop’s national juried show for 2015 that explores artworks at the intersection of analog and digital media.  Read more.