Saturday, December 26, 2015

An Istanbul show explores digital art and the beauty of monochrome works

This is among the most unsettling exhibitions of the year. Its title, "Monochrome," hints at a show devoted to black and white drawings, but once you enter the Aksanat gallery on İstiklal Avenue, you realize that is not quite the case.  Read more.

Sunday, December 20, 2015

As Digital Art, Contaminated Water Looks Beautiful

Obviously, environmental issues are at the heart of many of today's debates. Turning one into an eye-catching digital art project, new media artists Nicolas Sassoon and Rick Silva contribute to the discussion in the best way they know how: the second iteration of SIGNALS, an ongoing video project which not only raises awareness about the worrying state of the world's water, but also depicts how human beings and new technologies affect natural landscapes. In a way, they question today’s non-friendly symbiosis between natural and synthetic elements.  Read more.

Sunday, December 6, 2015

'Polygon Graffiti' Turns the World into Digital Art

What if the monotony of your daily commute was broken up, not by the radio playing Justin Bieber's latest, but floating, 3D digitial sculptures? That's what Japan-based "nature/tech cult" AUJIK envisions in the latest iteration of their ongoing Polygon Graffiti project, Karakuri Cores. Their mesmerizing videos conceptualize a world where augmented reality has freed artists from canvases, specific spaces, or walls, and instead allows them to create unfiltered artwork in the world through augmented reality.  Read more.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Welcome To The World's Largest Digital Art Biennial

When the inaugural digital art biennial The Wrong launched in 2013, it was the first of its kind. A massive undertaking, the online art show organized by David Quiles Guilló, founder of the São Paulo-based arts organization ROJO, aimed to bring together the best of net art and display it not on the walls of galleries or museums, but in its native medium. Two years later, and the biennial has just launched its...read more.