Tagged With_Archive 2016
NEoN | All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace
10th Nov 2016 to 24th Feb 2017. Mon-Fri 10am-5pm.
Hannah Maclure Centre, 1-3 Bell Street, Dundee DD1 1HP
This exhibition asks if machines are now recognising and understanding the spaces they inhabit. NEoN’s festival theme, ‘The Spaces We’re In’, questions the differences between virtual and physical space, but are machines and digital technologies programmed to also understand those differences? The works in this group exhibition show us these spaces from the machine's point of view.
NEoN Digital Arts Festival
9th-13th November 2016. FREE
Across the City of Dundee.
The Spaces We’re In
Physical urban space and virtual information space are inseparably intertwined. How does being digital change our sense of our spatial surroundings? Can we play in or animate the hybrid or glitched spaces in-between? Is there negative space in cyberspace?
NEoN, now in its seventh year, emcompasses exhibitions, workshops, talks, performances and screenings. It has established itself as a international platform to showcase digital art. Dundee, always a city in transition, continues to show how digital is an important part of it's reinvention.
Atmosphere | Wreck-it Ralph
Friday 11th November 2016, 7:30 for 8pm. RSVP
Hannah Maclure Centre, 1-3 Bell Street, Dundee DD1 1HP
On the 30th anniversary of the Fix It Felix Jr. arcade game, Ralph is still playing the bad guy. His only job is to wreck the Niceland apartment building, so that Felix can fix it back up again. But there's no piping hot power-up pies for Ralph. He dreams of one day being the hero, and winning a medal.
Rich Moore's brilliantly conceived 2012 Disney animated feature appeals to all ages, with references to video games old and new. With prizes for high scores and best costumes, come explore the spaces inside and between the arcade machines. It'll be everyone's duty to have a sugar rush.
Alt-w | Edinburgh Art Festival 2016
28th July to 28th August 2016, 10am-5pm. FREE
City Art Centre, 2 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 2DE
12th August to 2nd December 2016. FREE
For this year's Edinburgh Art Festival we present two group exhibitions of new work by artists supported by the Alt-w Fund. On level three of the City Art Centre you'll find work by Nicky Bird, boredomresarch, Alan Brown, Dennis & Debbie Club and Kirsty Hendry, Jake Watts & Dave Young.
Our second exhibition, Alt-w: Blush Response will kick off it's national tour on board the Travelling Gallery from outside the Assembly Rooms on George Street on the 12th August. Here you'll find work by ~ in the fields, Dennis & Debbie Club, Torsten Lauschmann and Charles Young.
NEoN | JODI: Variable Art for the ZX Spectrum
1st-28th August 2016, Thurs to Sun, 11am-6pm. FREE
VRC, DCA, 152 Nethergate, Dundee DD1 4DY
As part of the DiGRA FDG games conference, NEoN is proud to present the work of JODI. The artist duo, also known as Jodi.org, is considered one of the most influential artist groups working on the Web and they are important pioneers in the artistic manipulation of videogames.
The exhibition features JODI’s experiments based on the ZX Spectrum, the 8-bit home computer that was manufactured in Dundee. It includes their programmes written in the computer language BASIC and their modification of ‘Jet Set Willy’, the 80s platform game.
PechaKucha Night was devised in Tokyo in February 2003 as an event for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public. It has turned into a massive celebration, with events happening in hundreds of cities around the world, inspiring creatives worldwide.
It is curated in Edinburgh by Gordon Duffy, Principal of architecture practice Studio DuB. Drawing its name from the Japanese term for the sound of "chit chat", it rests on a presentation format that is based on a simple idea: 20 images x 20 seconds.
Atmosphere | La Jetee
In the aftermath of World War III, survivors live underground in a post-apocalyptic Paris where scientists research time travel to rescue the present. Glasgow Film Festival 2017 presents our Atmosphere of the acclaimed short by Chris Marker, the inspiration for Terry Gilliam’s 'Twelve Monkeys'.
With narration by Alasdair Hankinsson, sound artists Tim Shaw & Sébastien Piquemal will re-score the film in this special live performance that explores digital mobile technology for surround sound diffusion. Ensure you bring your devices fully charged, and keep them switched on.
Alt-w | /vaporents
25th June to 3rd July 2016, 12-6pm.
VoidoidARCHIVE, Eastvale Place, Glasgow G3 8QG
Cycle 10 Alt-w Production Award -
/vaporents consists of two exhibitions of art, performance, music and fashion. They trace some of the more speculative vectors associated with the exponential advancement and ubiquity of digital technology, illuminating contemporary sociopolitical complexities.
This happened... #11
This happened... is a series of events focusing on the stories behind interaction design. Having ideas is easier than making them happen. Each event delves into projects that exist today, how their concepts and production process can help inform future work.
Sponsored by Edinburgh Napier University.
Cryptic Nights | Materials and duration 1.2
Questioning magic, illusion and the idea of the physical versus the virtual, Materials and duration 1.2 is a development of artist Heather Lander’s award-winning work from her Glasgow School of Art MFA Degree Show.
Playing with our perceptions of space, this imaginative video installation moves between light and dark, silence and sound to challenge our understanding of physicality and its perpetual movement through time.