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

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,

How would you interpret this principle? Sustain Your Errors 


Sustain your errors is a series of workshops and events re-interpreting a set of ideas by artist and musician David Cunningham first used for his 1976 album Grey Scale. The project is based on conversations between Cicely Farrer and David Cunningham around ways of interpreting the scores and their guiding principles. Originally designed for sound, this project

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

Pecha Kucha Night Dundee Vol 22


Kung fu, Brazil, alcohol festooned string trails, dinosaurs, fractals and roller derby: it was one of those nights where you could find yourself talking about anything. Dundee Rep was packed solid for Creative Dundee’s NEoN themed Pecha Kucha event, a performative ‘Hey, this is what I’m into’ style get together. Pecha Kucha is a presentation

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