Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The digital art project Bon Ami celebrates geeky nostalgia

A new digital art project launched by two Madison entrepreneurs is striving to add a splash of color to the wrist of the young, nostalgia-prone, wearable-tech enthusiast.

The mission of the project, called Bon Ami, is to create an online trove of “digital art wearables” — original pieces of digital art that have been formatted specifically with the Apple Watch in mind. The artists involved in the project have been working off of specific prompts: Their submissions have to center on themes of nostalgia, pop culture and anime.  Read more.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Digital art takes centre stage at Astana Art Fest

Astana Art Fest will bring an array of contemporary art to the Kazakh capital, with works that make use of technology playing a special role this year.

With over 40 artists from Kazakhstan and Russia due to take part, the festival will feature...read more.

Monday, June 20, 2016

A World's Fair—for Digital Art

A massive gathering of digital artists from all over the world is about to drop, transmuting the concept of the digital art gallery into an event in the style of the turn-of-the-century World's fair. Rather than, like your average social media curator, slowly trickling out a collection of curated artwork over time, Kadeem Fletcher takes a different approach...read more.

Friday, June 10, 2016

Alliance Art Gallery exhibits digital artist and jewelry maker

Hannibal's Alliance Art Gallery will host an opening reception Saturday, June 11 from 5 to 8 p.m. For the gallery's guest artist and featured member for June.

Barry Messer, the Alliance Art Gallery’s guest artist in June, finds his deepest inspiration in the work of Australian Aborigines, ancient art, and stories of Native Americans. He draws a connection to these cultures through his art...read more.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

The Space expands focus

The Space – the Arts Council England and BBC joint digital art venture – is reverting to its original brief by widening its focus to include projects that capture and distribute live art events and those using technology to enhance artworks.  Read more.