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 Work Placements’ that can inform best practice across the digital arts creative and cultural sector. This manifesto aims to articulate best practice for internships, volunteering and research collaborations in a way that can help set up and

Diversity Is Not The Enemy Of Quality


Diversity and equality, in a city as diverse as Dundee, are still surprisingly undeveloped in the creative industries sector . It is important that the institutions providing platforms for creative workers and artists in the city are able to acknowledge how our processes are still informed by historical injustices which consistently alienate key creative voices,

The 16 year old looking to make a career in GIFs


In case you couldn’t tell, we love GIFs at NEoN! Not only can the endless loop of images be amusing when they’re clips from you’re favourite TV show or film, but they can also be pieces of digital art as mentioned in a previous post: GIFs as digital art. However, how many of you think about who has

Interacting with holograms: The future is here!


Holograms nowadays are a bit dated. Sure, the Michael Jackson hologram which has appeared in concerts, in music videos and at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards was pretty cool but it seems a bit like the type of technology you’d expect in a film from the 80s. But, that could soon change. Yoichi Ochiai, Principle

GIFs as digital art


Whilst preparations are well underway for NEoN’s 2015 festival, we’ve been reminiscing about our previous festivals. If you attended NEoN 2014, you may have went to Click Click Click – an evening which surveyed contemporary digital moving images practices that span GIFs, augmented performances, green screen keying and more. This has got us thinking about GIFs as

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