Theme 2021/22

Wired Women*: Bridging the Digital Gender Divide

Under the theme ‘Wired Women*’, NEoN will look to address the digital gender divide and highlight the contribution of female and nonbinary artists in shaping the digital and technology-driven arts sector.

Surely, it’s not that hard?

An EDI research project. Carried out by Saoirse Amira Anis. Commissioned by NEoN Digital Arts. Project completed April 2021. Research undoubtedly ongoing. ___________________________________________________________________________ Having spoken to several arts practitioners, and reading several inspirational texts, this research project has led me to conclude that the art world would benefit from the following:  “EDI” is replaced with “equity”. (By

Lets have a good conversation about arts

Hello, we are Gabrielle and Zarina from The White Pube. We are really excited to be working with NEoN this year. We wanted to write a little introduction to ourselves and give NEoN’s audience a sketch of how we’ll be working together over the course of 2021. Based between Liverpool and London, we are two

Manifesto for digital arts work placements

As part of the ReGrowing Digital Arts research project with Dr Michael Pierre Johnson, a creative economy researcher based at the Innovation School, The Glasgow School of Art, NEoN recently appointed Beatrix Elizabeth Livesey-Stephens to develop a ‘Manifesto for Digital Arts Work Placements’ that can inform best practice across the digital arts creative and cultural

Round the Virtual Table

Roundtable debate When: Day 1, 3rd May – invited guests, Day 2, 6th May 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm – open debate  Where: Online. Book your ticket here Under the theme ‘Wired Women’, NEoN will address the digital gender divide and highlight the contribution of female and nonbinary artists in shaping the digital and technology-driven

Re:Sisters – Pioneering Women of Electronic Music

During 2021 under the theme ‘Wired Women’, NEoN is highlighting the contribution of female and nonbinary artists in shaping the digital and technology-driven arts sector. So NEoN was delighted to be invited to work with Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA) and MASH Cinema and be part of their amazing Re:Sisters programme, which tells the untold stories of

Welcome to our new trustees

NEoN is delighted to announce the appointment of 8 new trustees. The new trustees will support NEoNs Director Donna Holford-Lovell to implement its newly developed plans that aim to provide the most effective support for the sector at a time when it couldn’t be more needed. The Director and NEoNs trustees are keen to find

Trojan Horse/Robin Hood or traitor?

In November 2019, NEoN worked with Dundee based artist and curator Saoirse Amira Anis to develop the first workshop in our Change:Debate series addressing the work that must be done to champion, support and nourish the work of artists of colour. The workshop was led and delivered by Black artists, makers and activists who work

VIRTUAL STUDIO VISIT with Libby Odai

NEW FORMS OF TOGETHERNESS – Virtual studio visit With visual artist Libby Odai moderated by curator Sabrina Henry

Thinking about feminist leadership

At NEoN, we’ve been thinking about the role and representation of women and non-binary artists in the digital arts. As a women-led organisation, championing women’s work since our inception, we want to be setting the best example of feminist leadership. As part of that aim, we asked our network what “good feminist leadership” means to

Coded Bias – Screening and Q&A

Virtual Screening of Coded Bias, followed by Q&A with the film’s director Shalini Kantayya NEoN is excited to

Opportunity – ReImagining the Digital Arts Symposium 

NOW CLOSED ReGrowing Digital Arts – Creative Growth NEoN is commissioning to develop a ‘Digital Arts Symposia Provocation’ that can push the boundaries of what academic and arts-based conferences can be. This ‘provocation’ is a researched digital arts symposium proposal that aims to experiment with the format by incorporating performance, multi-media, and wider disciplines while

Opportunity – Manifesto for Digital Arts Work Placements

NOW CLOSED ReGrowing Digital Arts – Creative Growth NEoN is commissioning to develop a ‘Manifesto for Digital Arts

Re-Growing Digital Arts

Re-Growing Digital Arts: Launching three new research collaboration projects  Two open calls launching this Friday Despite the difficulties of the last year, and the reduced programme of digitals arts activities, NEoN has been collaborating with Dr Michael Pierre Johnson from The Glasgow School of Art’s Innovation School as part of his AHRC-funded Innovation Leadership Fellowship

New Forms of Togetherness

A new cultural collaboration between the Goethe-Institut Glasgow and the Alliance Française Glasgow (together with the Institut Français d’Ecosse) aims at uniting technology

NEoN is looking for new Trustees

NOW CLOSED NEoN is a SCIO based in Dundee and aims to advance the understanding and accessibility of

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