Graphic Design

“William Kentridge: O Sentimental Machine”

William Kentridge brings his works into dialogue with the collection of the Frankfurt museum, which spans 5,000 years. Showing over 80 works and installations, the exhibition exemplifies the whole range of the South African artist’s oeuvre, focusing on his fundamental interest in the phenomenon of movement and its material-mechanic and optical-illusionist generation.... READ MORE...

New Imaginaries for Crypto Design

Many of us use the Deep Web on a regular basis. How can we begin to understand the structures that facilitate all of these every-day actions? What visual interpretations shine a light on the deep waters to reveal a more nuanced metaphor than that of an iceberg? Curated by Patricia de Vries an exhibition in Cyprus NeMe Arts Centre dives into lesser-known parts of the web.... READ MORE...

Lorna Mills: The great code

TRANSFER presents the gallery's third solo exhibition with Lorna Mills animated gifs, a suitable analogy for the heterodox and nonlinear manner we now consume information, that could be a new model for the Western tradition of thought. The exhibition will include a closing screening event coinciding with TRANSFER's 5-Year Anniversary.... READ MORE...

The world is a pattern. Interview with Nicolas Sassoon

GIFs have been accepted and adopted by new users who rely on animated pictures thanks to their planned pervasiveness in their digital communication habits. The practice of Nicolas Sassoon, a French artist who makes art with GIFs since 2011, suggests creative strategies to exploit the features of this format in order to make works that couldn't be made with any other medium.... READ MORE...

Catharina van Eetvelde: Ilk

The Folkwang Museum in Essen is currently hosting an exhibition dedicated to the work of Catharina van Eetvelde, which has expanded the traditional method of drawing on paper to include the new possibilities created by digital technology, questioning the link between all things and living beings.... READ MORE...

Job Opening: Lecturer in Animation at University of Salford, Manchester | DEADLINE 22/10/2017

The School of Arts & Media of the University of Salford, Manchester, is looking for a Lecturer in Animation who has a strong professional profile and recent experience in animation production and teaching, to join a team of industry professionals in delivering a fresh and stimulating learning experience to the animation makers and craft specialists of tomorrow. Deadline 22/10/2017... READ MORE...

Open Call – Piet Zwart Institute Media Design & Communication | DEADLINE 15/05/2017

The Piet Zwart Insitute Master Media Design & Communication is a research orientated master programme, with a strong emphasis on the connection between practice and theory. The course focus on practice-led research through project-based work will equip you to create a distinctive voice as an artist/designer in the contemporary media landscape. Choose between two study paths: Lens-based Media or Experimental Publishing. Application Deadline for EU students only: 15/05/2017... READ MORE...

Graphical Abstracts: the visualization of science

The focus on operational modes of design understood as project attitude for problem solving and innovation in economic and marketing fields, translated as design thinking, is starting to spread also in scientific environments. Design can show science directions on how be present in new fields of activity, propose new themes answering the needs of society and the market, or stimulate the “creative capacity” of science.... READ MORE...

Prix Ars Electronica and STARTS Prize 2017 | Deadline: 03 / 03 / 2017

The Prix Ars Electronica is the world’s most time-honored media arts competition. Winners are awarded the coveted Golden Nica statuette, prize money ranging up to € 10,000 per category and an opportunity to showcase their talents at the famed Ars Electronica Festival in Linz. On behalf of the European Commission, Ars Electronica issues an open call for entries to a competition: STARTS, in which encouraged are innovative projects at the interface of science, technology and art.... READ MORE...