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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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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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

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The 16 year old looking to make a career in GIFs

In case you couldn’t tell, we love GIFs at NEoN! Not only can the endless loop of images be amusing when they’re clips from you’re favourite TV show or film, but they can also be pieces of digital art as mentioned in a previous post: GIFs as digital art. However, how many of you think about who has

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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

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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

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