Thursday, June 29, 2017

New digital art exhibition unveiled at Craven Gallery in Skipton

A NEW digital art exhibition, showing artefacts from Craven Museum in a completely different way, has been unveiled at Craven Gallery in Skipton Town Hall.

The work ‘New Light: Illuminating Artefacts’ has been created by Paul Miller, who has used projection mapping, video and an...read more.

Electric Objects shutters digital art display business and sells app to Giphy

In a Medium post today, Electric Objects founder and CEO Jake Levine announced that his digital art display company is shutting down. The hardware business will completely cease to exist while Giphy has acquired the Electric Objects iOS / Android app. The news comes less than a year after the launch of its second-generation EO2 display, which I reviewed here. At the time, I had hope for Electric Objects. In addition to revenue from the displays themselves, the company had just launched Art Club, its subscription-based service that provided users with quality digital art. In some cases, the company even commissioned artists to design for the electronic displays.  Read more.

ArTecHouse: A digital playground that’s perfect for mature children and immature adults

My friend Miriam peered into a screen and waved at it, as if it was the first TV she’d ever seen. Perplexed, she clapped and puffed air at it, trying in vain to get the images on the screen to respond to her movement. This kind of behavior, though likely to get you kicked out of a Best Buy, is accepted and even encouraged at ArTecHouse (1238 Maryland Ave. SW), a new D.C. gallery devoted to digital art.  Read more.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

IdleBeats' Nini Sum on Digital Art and Her Mood Mad Zine

Collaboration can be complicated; it’s why bands change line-ups or break up, why artists so often work solo. But when a partnership is right, it can propel both parties toward unexpected innovation.  Visual artist Nini Sum, the co-founder of longstanding Shanghai art collective IdleBeats, has worked with...read more.