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

Interview: I.D Password (IDPW)


As our NEoN 2015 festival is in full swing this week, we decided to give you all a sneak peek at one of our events, by interviewing the group IDPW who are working with us to produce our Internet Yami-ichi on Saturday 14th at Bonar Hall between 2 and 6pm. A Yami-ichi is an internet black

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 in the professional world: The first GIF based documentary


If you’ve read our previous blog post ‘GIFs as Digital Art’, you’ll have learned that this month (June) marks the 28th anniversary of the GIF. It is also in this same month that the first GIF based documentary work was released, creating a fresh perspective of the GIF on its 28th birthday. Tapered Throne is a documentary

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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