Review: Coco Screening “a child friendly, toe-tapping journey”

The cinema screen was festooned in a garland of bright orange petals, a fixture of Mexico’s traditional Día

How would you interpret this principle? Sustain Your Errors 

Sustain your errors is a series of workshops and events re-interpreting a set of ideas by artist and musician David Cunningham first used for his 1976 album Grey Scale. The project is based on conversations between Cicely Farrer and David Cunningham around ways of interpreting the scores and their guiding principles. Originally designed for sound, this project

Fictional Tales of Imaginary Lifespans

Beginning with a writhing naked woman, the NEoN Artists’ Shorts Screening Programme was a cosy affair which took

Last chance to see AL and AL’s “new nativity”

There’s only a few days left to see AL and AL’s specially commissioned work as part of NEoN

Pecha Kucha Night Dundee Vol 22

Kung fu, Brazil, alcohol festooned string trails, dinosaurs, fractals and roller derby: it was one of those nights where you could find yourself talking about anything. Dundee Rep was packed solid for Creative Dundee’s NEoN themed Pecha Kucha event, a performative ‘Hey, this is what I’m into’ style get together. Pecha Kucha is a presentation

Review – Citizen of Nowhere

I toss the teddy bear from side to side with my blocky virtual reality hands as I sit

Review: ‘Being Radiotropic’

Unfortunately the day I visit Tega Brain’s exhibition ‘Being Radiotropic’ there’s a new moon and I can’t connect to the WiFi. The frustration I feel is immediate and slightly embarrasses me, surely I can exist without internet access for a little while? Luckily, there’s a peace lily that is giving off a strong enough signal

Travel Blogging with the Leishmania Parasite

Para-site-seeing is a travel blogging portal for the Leishmania parasite, created by Jen Southern and Rod Dillon and

Review: ‘Flesh and Finitude’

As the frozen faces passed across the screen I felt a profound sense of unease. Though the pulsating

A Rough Day-by-Day Guide to NEoN Digital Arts Festival 2018

Are you overwhelmed by the amount of events, activities, exhibitions, and talks taking place this week as part

An Endless Forest from Tale of Tales

The significant early networked game The Endless Forest by Tale of Tales is a meditative repose, perhaps a remedy to the neverending digital deluge, as you roam aimlessly around a beautiful landscape in the form of a deer. You play as a magical human-faced deer and frolic through a beautiful forest landscape. You can communicate with

Data As Material – Julie Freeman’s We Need Us

Julie Freeman is interested in using data – particularly ‘life data’ – as an art material. She develops

A Brief Introduction To Xerox’s Paradox

“3D software is very particular and not all of it is that accessible especially in a short session,”

UCracking – generative art from Marius Watz

Marius Watz is a Norwegian artist and curator who works in the field of generative art. He will

Our Programme is Live! 6 – 11 November 2018

NEoN Digital Arts Festival: Lifespans 6 – 11 November 2018 Today we launch our online programme! Celebrating our tenth year, NEoN digital arts festival’s theme in 2018 is “Lifespans” – addressing both our socio-digital lives online and real-world lives offline. In this, Scotland’s Year of Young People, NEoN is envisioning the paths of ‘digital natives’,

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