Month: June 2017

How can the luxury watch survive in the digital age?

The handcrafted machinations of a watch seems delightfully archaic in a world of smartphones, space travel and high-speed internet, but luxury watches are seeing a new renaissance, with sales increasing around the globe. So, how is this handmade timepiece making a comeback?... READ MORE...

Transformations: the networked artworks by Garrett Lynch

The School of Arts and Creative Industries, London South Bank University presents a solo exhibition of networked artworks by artist Garrett Lynch (IRL) titled Transformations. The exhibition presents nine networked artworks conceived over a four-year period that explore a practice involving networks. Each artwork provides an example of transformation by a network.... READ MORE...

The Value Of Libraries In The Digital Age

Libraries carry with them a certain connotation of outdated and redundant information storage. However, this is not necessarily the case. Running and maintaining a library requires a lot of skill and the digitization of information has not adversely affected this area of expertise. In fact, libraries still serve several important functions in the digital age.... READ MORE...

Hybrid Layers. The presence of the digital sphere and its effects on society

The exhibition "Hybrid Layers" focuses attention on a generation of artists who are engaging with the growing presence of the digital sphere and its effects on society. New perspectives on digital technologies, the Internet and social networks are shown, probing both virtual and physical manifestations of an artistic practice that is fundamentally influenced by the digital realm.... READ MORE...

4 Big Art Displaying Mistakes to Avoid

Whether you are displaying art at home, in a gallery or a studio, there are a lot of important factors to consider. There is nothing worse than spending good money on an excellent art collection and then doing it an injustice through poor displaying decisions.... READ MORE...

BMW Art Car reloaded: Cao Fei going digital

Following the contributions by Jeff Koons and John Baldessari, Cao Fei (b. 1978) is the youngest and first Chinese artist ever to create a BMW Art Car. By employing augmented and virtual reality, the internationally acclaimed Chinese multimedia artist addresses the future of mobility such as autonomous driving, airborne cars and digitalization... READ MORE...

How to Find & Customise an Email Template for Your Business

The days of sending out plain text emails are over. That’s so 2001. An email must catch the eye and grab the attention of the reader with both words and visual elements to be effective. That doesn’t mean scrolling text and flashing images, but it does require careful planning and a good email template that makes the information easily digestible.... READ MORE...

Top Musicians You Never Knew Had a PhD

We tend to see rock stars and musicians as who they are: amazing artists who are good at what they do. There have been a lot of big names and legendary stars over the years, as well as some upcoming ones such Passafire, whose latest video clip we recently reviewed.... READ MORE...

5 of the World’s Best Civil Engineering Masterpieces

Civil engineers are the people who design things like bridges, roads, and ports. They are also responsible for critical, though less glamorous, parts of the infrastructure. It’s an important field, and although there are a wide variety of projects, there are some pieces that stand out as masterpieces of civil engineering.... READ MORE...

First alt.barbican arts accelerator

The Barbican and The Trampery today launch alt.barbican and announce the inaugural cohort of five artists selected for the major new accelerator for innovative artists working at the intersection of art and technology. Over 230 practitioners applied to the programme and the selected artists are: Dries Depoorter, Henry Driver, Jasmine Johnson, Ling Tan and Magz Hall... READ MORE...

Digimag Journal: Digital Identities, Self Narratives. Out Now

Curated by Silvia Bertolotti and Marco Mancuso, Digimag Journal | Issue 75 "Digital Identities and Self Narratives" gathers 13 contributions from artists, researchers, theorists and curators from all over the world, who suggest critical insights about the role of digital art and technology in the shaping of identity. Digimag Journal new issue is available for free download in PDF, ePUB, MOBI and PRINT ON DEMAND on Digicult Editions.... READ MORE...
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