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

Talking About Walking The #UndesiredLine


As part of Ars Electronica 2020: Festival for Art, Technology, & Society, NEoN is hosting a live screening of two new films by artist B.D. Owens and Q&A with NEoN Director, Donna Holford-Lovell, exploring the complexities of living near the Faslane nuclear submarine base.   Over the course of 50 days in 2018, B.D. Owens

Festival Producer Opportunity


NEoN Digital Arts Festival are excited to announce we are recruiting for a Festival Producer to facilitate our annual programme. This includes the management of pop-up events throughout the year and our annual festival in November.  The Producer will work closely with the core team on the development and delivery of the 2020 NEoN Digital

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,

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

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 co-commissioned with NEoN and the Wellcome Centre for Anti-Infectives Research.  This travel blogging site follows the movements of parasites between humans, dogs, insects and laboratory lives, across the world and through time. The lifespan of the Leishmania parasite

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