Saturday, July 23, 2016

Young digital artists take on weighty, timely subject matter at UMC workshop

In its 20th year, Fresh Voices is a two-week summer digital art workshop at the University of Minnesota Crookston for Latino youth and artists from Crookston, and this summer, the young artists are tackling some timely, serious subject matter.  Read more.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

DIY Motion Control Camera Rig Produces Money Shots on a Budget

Motion control photography allows for stunning imagery, although commercial robotic MoCo rigs are hardly affordable. But what is money? Scratch-built from what used to be mechatronic junk and a hacked Canon EF-S lens...read more.

Scientists create 'world's smallest hard disk' with 500x more storage space than best hard drive

Dutch scientists have created the world's smallest hard disk by manipulating chlorine atoms in order to store a kilobyte of data on a microscopic storage drive. The invention means every book ever written could be stored on an itty-bitty device. 

The team at Delft University's Kavli Institute of Nanoscience wrote 1 kilobyte (8,000 bits) of data in an area just 96 nanometers wide and 126 nanometers tall. The tiny hard disk proved to be 500 times better than the best hard drives currently on the market.  Read more.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Teamlab stages its largest immersive digital art exhibition in tokyo

From now until the end of august, japanese collective teamlab presents its largest digital art exhibition to date. in tokyo, the 3000 square meter showcase is structured as a labyrinth of virtual experiences, where visitors engage in a sequence of immersive artworks. major pieces — both new and previously exhibited — are scaled up to larger-than-life proportions, inviting the audience into a kaleidoscopic and multi-sensory expanse of color and light. viewers can experience works like...read more.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Curioos goes beyond the digital art prints with die-cut aluminum prints

Curioos has experimented with other formats in the past, but its core product hasn’t changed much over the past few years. The New York-based startup sells art prints from digital artists. And it’s a great way to decorate your home or office. Curioos is now taking things a step further with two additional formats.  Read more.