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 digital arts festival’s ‘take over’ of the Wellgate shopping centre. In their piece, the ‘Immaculate Conception of Isaac Newton’, artists Alan Holmes and Alan Taylor, known professionally as AL and AL, propose that the birth of the

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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 software that lets her transform the movement of biological creatures, such as fish or human beings, and environments, before converting this information into stunning visual pieces. NEoN digital communications officer Ana Hine caught up with her to

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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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Parasitic Lifespans – Jen Southern and Rod Dillon Co-Commission


NEoN Digital Arts and the Wellcome Centre for Anti-Infectives Research are pleased to announce the co-commission of a new digital art work by artist Jen Southern and scientist Rod Dillon. The work will launch in Dundee and online in November 2018, as part of NEoN Digital Arts Festival under its theme of lifespans. Considering the

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AL and AL talk science fiction, homophobia, hating the phrase ‘artificial intelligence’


Al Holmes and Al Taylor, known professionally as AL and AL, met in the last 90s and started making films together after graduating from Central Saint Martins. Through experimental and surreal films they explore science fiction and the possible futures promised within the genre. Blogger Ana Hine caught up with them to chat about their

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TADO Cityscape


In collaboration with Akinori Oishi, TADO are working on a collaborative commission that will change the landscape of one of Dundee’s main shopping streets. Venue: Union Street Date: 8th-14th November 2010 Time: 24hr

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