Graphic Design

Aaron Koblin: Aesthetic Evolution Of Data Visualization

A couple of years ago Lev Manovich, famous guru of new media, was introducing the concept of Information Aesthetics, referring to the ways of visualizing emerging information and based on the creativity and alternative representations. On the basis of this concept, quantitive and qualitative data have become the main interest and desire of artists and designers, who have already begun to experiment new techniques and ways to generate shapes and fabulous software... READ MORE...

Medi/action And Mediam(bi)ent. The Nuformer Digital Media Method

Projectable surfaces in metropolis have become big buildings' facades. We already wrote on this subject in the previous Digimag issue and this time we are putting forward our interview with Rob Delfgaauw from NuFormer, a Dutch firm which has diffused worldwide the sensationalist technique of mapping and screening 3d videos on edifices thus precisely reflecting existing volumes and altering in the public the way of perceiving the static object. Performances, advertising campaigns, big public events. Their promotional video, Projections on Buildings, a video-live performance in which buildings seem to be flaking off in front of spectators or else to be filled up with colorful small balls, was everywhere on the web. NuFormer style gets popular and turns into an example for many... READ MORE...

Decode Digital Design Sensations

Decode: Digital Design Sensations showcases the latest developments in digital and interactive design, from small, screen-based, graphics to large-scale interactive installations. The exhibition includes works by established international artists and designers such as Daniel Brown, Golan Levin, Daniel Rozin, Troika and Karsten Schmidt. The exhibition features both existing works and new commissions created especially for the exhibition.... READ MORE...
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Prof Bad Trip: La rivoluzione visuale di Gianluca Lerici

L'arte di Gianluca Lerici, l'indimenticato Professor Bad Trip scomparso nel 2006, fa ingresso al CAMeC della Spezia. La mostra presso il Centro d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, promossa dall'Istituzione per i Servizi Culturali del Comune della Spezia, rende omaggio al genio creativo di uno dei più importanti artisti underground degli ultimi vent'anni, tra i massimi talenti dell';arte visuale contemporanea.... READ MORE...

Chasing Stillness

Catch boredomresearchs' latest computational systems in their solo exhibition Chasing Stillness at [DAM]Berlin until the 24th October 2009. Their new artworks Lost Calls of Cloud Mountain Whirligigs have a cycle where it gradually shifts from daylight to nighttime. It is the first time boredomresearch have used lighting in a system which really affects the Whirligigs appearance and their environment... READ MORE...

Offf 2009

Since 2001, OFFF festival has been held in Barcelona, becoming the globally recognized and trendsetting event it is today. The three-day festival showcases top digital artists, web, print and interactive designers, motion graphics studios, and new music adventurous.... READ MORE...

Computer Baroque

Computer Baroque is an online exhibition at Animate Project webiste, a selection of defining works in the history of artists’ digital moving image. Rarely seen, they represent a period – the late eighties and early nineties - in which computer animation was the focus for the most audacious and exuberant experiments across all areas of new media, art and technology.... READ MORE...

Minitek

minitek is new york 's electronic music + innovation festival , taking place on september 12-14 . minitek is a new concept and combines the best of electronic music (featuring international top headliners as well as emerging talent) as well as innovation projects in the areas of art, design and technology .... READ MORE...

Dislocate 08

Dislocate is an ongoing project examining the relationship between art, technology and locality. Exploring the impact of new media upon our experience and expression of place, Dislocate08 examines the creative potential of the technologies which surround us to heighten our awareness of our locality, transforming our encounter with our direct environment and the manner in which we attempt to communicate this to elsewhere.... READ MORE...

Node 08

NODE08 is dedicated to the arts of digital media. Whether its about media art, controlling lighting systems, interactions with the real world, synaesthetic experiences or video projections into 3d spaces – either way, software becomes the central working media.... READ MORE...