On the heels of Sundance and its New Frontier section every year comes transmediale, the Berlin-based festival more singularly focused on interactive film, video art, transmedia, virtual reality, and other forms of new media. Founded in 199, transmediale also excels at maintaining a clear focus on how these new works engaged with broader societal issues; traditional artwork, panel discussions, academic papers, and other offerings are always an integral part of the proceedings along with films and videos. Read more.
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Sunday, February 18, 2018
The intersection of graphic design and politics is taking a front seat with the rise of social media and the role it plays as our main source of news. For most of us, social media shapes our understanding of modern protest, activism and power too. Read more.
Turns out you don't always need to be an amazing photographer to create photographic art. I came across graphic designer Bashar Hjooj's work on Instagram, where he combines two to three photographs shot by complete strangers to create art full of imagination with his own take. Read more.
Saturday, February 3, 2018
Since 2015, the artist Nestor Siré has been curating a selection of contemporary art in El Paquete Semenal, a one-terabyte collection of files transmitted person-to-person throughout Cuba every week. Read more.
every time we publish one of teamlab’s immersive art installations, we can’t help but wish we were there. and although here at designboom many of us have had the pleasure to experience them personally, we are very excited to share with you that in the summer of 2018, tokyo will host a full-scale digital art museum called ‘MORI building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM: teamLab borderless.’ the space will showcase the japanese collective’s first permanent exhibition and flagship facility. Read more.