Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Cool digital art hits Copenhagen’s train stations

Copenhagen is known for its excellent transport systems, but you’ll get more than you bargain for if you ride the rails in the coming days.

That’s because – from Thursday – more than 50 Danish cultural institutions are joining together to celebrate...read more.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Greystone Hotels Unveils "SmArtGallery" Digital Art Gallery

San Francisco based Greystone Hotels announces the completed installation of their first digital art gallery in the lobby of the Empress Hotel in La Jolla, CA. “SmArtGallery” features four HD digital art screens installed and curated on a monthly basis by Daylighted, a San Francisco based art consultancy company. The Empress SmArtGallery features three 50” HD portrait screens and one 55” HD landscape screen.  Read more.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Digital art is limitless, says Dubai-based artist Samy Selim

Philosophy and poetry are motifs in the works by Samy Selim. The Egyptian architect showcases his talent for design and graphics to the diverse range of digital artworks he creates. The 31-year-old has lived in Dubai since 1993, and his finely crafted, eye-catching works fuse a contemporary outlook with traditional sources of inspiration, including poetry and calligraphy.  Read more.

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.