Rendering the Past with AND Festival

Abandon Normal Devices is a roving biennial of new cinema, digital culture and art, which will be based in the heart of the Peak District between the 21-24 September 2017. Across four days, the festival will see a host of site-specific installations, world premieres and performances take-over the village of Castleton. From satellites to neutrino

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Sound Art with VOID

NEoN caught up visual sound art collective VOID, who will be taking part in the festival this November. Comprised of Mauro Vitturini and Arnaud Eeckhout, the collective are known for their installations, which explore the different ways silence and sound can be visualised. You seem to be interested in subtle sounds, like a drop of

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Call for Proposals from Furtherfield and NEoN Digital Arts Festival

The CryptoDetectorist – coins, trades & hoards Call for Proposals from Furtherfield and NEoN Digital Arts Festival Deadline for submissions 4th September For exhibition 9th November Fee and production costs £2500 While archaeology has often understood cultures through excavations of hoards and coins, what will today’s digital currencies tell future archaeologists about the way we live

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NEoN caught up with Scott Kildall

NEoN caught up with Scott Kildall, an artist from San Francisco who has been working with a high-pressure waterjet cutting machine to recreate the dispersal patterns of meteorites and etch them into stone. The pieces, collectively entitled ‘Strewn Field’ will be exhibited during the festival in November. What is a Strewn Field? A strewn field

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Daring Curating forum for Fak’ugesi Festival

The Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival is an electrifying ten day program, from the 6th to 16th of September, celebrating innovative collaboration and digital practices. The Festival, as well as the name Fak’ugesi, represents urban youth culture, innovation and creativity in technology for Africans. This annual festival was first launched in 2014, aiming to bring

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Sarah Cook Talks About This Year’s Festival Theme

Coded After Lovelace, 2014 Hannah Maclure Centre  NEoN Digital Arts Festival 2017 will expand on it being Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, and through its arts program will unveil hidden histories using the current (and controversial) practice of Media Archaeology. NEoN proposes we understand artists as future Media Archaeologists, as recorders of our

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