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

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

NEoN the Digital Donator


DYW Digital Donator _____________________ NEoN is partnering with Developing the Young Workforce (DYW), St Paul’s Academy and their very proactive Computing Department.  St. Paul’s Secondary School serves some of the most deprived areas of the east and west of Dundee city. During the lockdown, it became apparent to teachers and support staff that a number

Fictional Tales of Imaginary Lifespans


Beginning with a writhing naked woman, the NEoN Artists’ Shorts Screening Programme was a cosy affair which took place in a packed George Orwell on 7 November. Over the course of several films it explored the lifespans of imaginary insects, our electronic waste, female fertility, and more. The first film ‘Infected’ by Gina Czarnecki was

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,” says John Butler, a Glasgow-based artist as he introduces himself for his Animation & Digital Design Workshop at Bonar Hall on the University of Dundee campus on October 20th. John begins by apologising for not changing into

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