Friday, November 25, 2016

In the UK a new building gets a sleek digital art wall

Artist Brendan Dawes has been commissioned to create the first installation for the digital art space at Bruntwood’s Neo building, launching in early 2017.

The wall will be made up of 30 55-inch screens and will feature a series of regularly changing exhibitions from established and emerging artists. The display will be open to the public during office hours.  Read more.

Monday, November 21, 2016

'Oculus Medium': Sculpt Anything With Digital Clay

Oculus Medium is Oculus' answer to Google's Tilt Brush. Medium puts a new twist on creating digital art in virtual reality. Whereas Tilt Brush is a 3D painting application, Medium is more like a digital clay sculpting app.

The experience of painting in a 3D space is surreal, but it's not the same as building a 3D model. In Tilt Brush, you aren’t limited...read more.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Wacom connects with digital artists for gallery, mag

Ever wonder if digital art can look and feel just like the real thing? There may not be any imprints of pen or paintbrush markings, but a new push aims to show just how digitisers may be the best way to keep illustrators, well, illustrating.  Read more.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Surface Dial is a physical scroll wheel for your digital art

During its big event today, Microsoft introduced a new Surface-centric peripheral alongside the new all-in-one Studio desktop. The Surface Dial is a wireless, brushed aluminum puck that adds new gestures and functionality to a variety of Surface-friendly apps.  Read more.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Electric Objects slims down its digital art display and unveils a subscription art club

Electric Objects is announcing new ways to bring art into your home, with an affordable price tag.

The New York City startup, led by Jake Levine (formerly of Betaworks), launched a Kickstarter campaign for its digital art displays in 2014, then started shipping them a year later.  Read more.

Monday, October 17, 2016

918 IS THE DIGITAL ARTIST RENDERING THE EXISTENTIAL STORIES

Sometimes you just stumble upon a piece of art that so strangely provoking, so bizarrely disaffected, that you aren't really quite sure what to make of it. And one of the best recent examples of this sort of surreal, alienated work comes from 918, the anonymous digital artist behind a couple of viral, digitally-rendered narratives that garner their power from their dreamlike aesthetic and acute sense of existential dread.  Read more.

Monday, October 10, 2016

History is not being made; it is being interrogated. Some of it is being wrecked. Some of it is being considered, while some of it is being left where it belongs – in the past. This is the tone at the Digital Art Festival in Nairobi, which kicked off on Tuesday night with an exhibition at the Shifteye Gallery and a screening of PressPausePlay, a documentary that captures the dynamic times we are living in, thanks to the digital revolution. In a video installation titled What the Fuss?, Melisa Allela and Lenny Njagih explore privacy, identity, narcissism, absurdity and isolation on Facebook using profile updates to create a gripping visual experience...read more.