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NEoN Digital Arts 2014

Posted on October 3, 2014 @ 3:43pm by DonnaNo Comment
NEoN Digital Arts 2014

Entering its 6th edition the NEoN festival of Digital Arts asks, how do you ensure your story is remembered in the future? One tactic is to share it more widely. With a theme of FUTUREPROOFING, this year’s festival looks back across the recent history of digital art at the same time as it tries to…

Future Proofing: Assets, knowledge and legacy

Posted on June 27, 2014 @ 3:01pm by DonnaNo Comment
Future Proofing: Assets, knowledge and legacy

Curating a digital archive is key in preserving our digital heritage and stimulating future creative thinking. NEoN (North East of North) uses a festival platform to disseminate its aim to promote digital and technology driven art. After five years we are investigating the importance of preservation, dissemination and legacy of the digital assets it creates…

Charting the Digital Lifespan

Posted on December 9, 2013 @ 10:25am by DonnaNo Comment
Charting the Digital Lifespan

During NEoN 13 Dr.Wendy Moncur FRSA gave us an interesting insight into our digital lifespan and questioned what happened to it when we die. As a reader in Socio-Digital Interaction at the University of Dundee, Dr Moncur’s research explores the bequest, inheritance and repurposing of personal data, such as emails, photos and social network site…

NEoN 13 been & gone

Posted on December 9, 2013 @ 9:39am by DonnaNo Comment
NEoN 13 been & gone

So NEoN 13 has now been and gone – it was awesome wasn’t it? We had so much fun bringing our festival to our beautiful city, there are almost too many highlights to mention but let’s give it a try. This year we welcomed the wonderful Francesca Persona to Dundee who created the magnificent Liminal…

Make:IT:Happen

Posted on November 15, 2013 @ 5:22pm by DonnaNo Comment
Make:IT:Happen

The fifth and final round of AmbITion Scotland funding for digital development saw over £100,000 awarded to 15 cultural and heritage organisations across Scotland. With a total of 64 funding requests received, this final round attracted more applications than any of the four previous funding rounds, and saw more funds awarded than ever before. Since the first Make:IT:Happen…

The Spectacle Remains

Posted on November 4, 2013 @ 4:22pm by DonnaNo Comment
The Spectacle Remains

Once the fireworks are over this bonfire night ‘The Spectacle Remains’ at the the Hannah Maclure centre as NEoN Digital arts festival continues. Morgan Cahn has plotted to fill the night with a display of experimental video from 9-10:30. The works will explore the ‘spaces in between’ a array of themes, from humour to terror, to the mediated…

NEoN Overview

Posted on November 4, 2013 @ 3:30pm by DonnaNo Comment
NEoN Overview

Since its inception in 2009, NEoN Digital Arts Festival has consistently excelled at bringing the best in digital media, performance, sound and technology-driven arts to Dundee. From new media events in multi-storey car parks to LED dance performances on the Law Hill, via installations in some of Dundee’s oldest buildings and a now worldwide network of artists…

NEoN Interview – Joel Cahen

Posted on October 30, 2013 @ 3:03pm by DonnaNo Comment
NEoN Interview – Joel Cahen

Joel Cahen is the Creative Director/Curator behind Newtoy Newtoy’s Wet Sounds is taking place at the Olympia Leisure Pool on Friday 8th November, running from 8.30 pm till late.  Tell us about yourself I work mostly with sound and music. Wet Sounds is one of my projects, and recently I have also been creating underwater…