Digitalis Commissions

20.07.11
Image: Digitalis, Sebastian Buerkner Animate Projects, with support from the Jerwood Charitable Foundation, is pleased to announce a call for proposals for animated works that – in a broad sense – explore, question, subvert or confound our expectations of art and the ‘digital’. We are looking to commission four works, at a budget of £2000 each, including artist’s fee. The commissions are available to UK-based artists, animators ...
Screening of One Minute Volume 4

03.02.11
Cloud Mime by Gordon Dawson The fourth in the series of programmes of artists’ image is curated by Kerry Baldry. The programme includes an eclectic range of techniques, media and processes including stop frame, video, Super8 and 16mm, split screen, superimposition, animation, digital and live action all constrained by a time limited of 60 seconds. This touring programme has already screened at Artspace in Sheffield, Meinblau in ...
Hito Steyerl speaks to Rosemary Heather

22.09.10
The War According to eBay, Hito Steyerl Hito Steyerl’s In Free Fall premiered at Collective Gallery, Edinburgh and is showing at Picture This, Bristol from 1-30 October 2010, and at Chisenhale Gallery, London from 4 November to 19 December 2010. For some summer lulz, I chatted on email with German artist Hito Steyerl over a couple of weeks in August. A somewhat protracted process, I found it ...
How public funding peddles a private agenda: Adam Pugh reflects on The State of Things
07.09.10
The real issue for those starting out in the moving image? The path from business to central government is a well-trodden, visible though grubby one, and the step onto funding agencies, in the case of the moving image, is only a couple of paces further on. Government is in thrall to big business, and the policies handed down to quangos make sure that business gets ...
FilmCamp 10

31.08.10
Date: Tuesday 28 September 2pm– 6pm | Location: Glasgow Film Theatre With a line-up of leading speakers and presentations from programme and filmmakers, game developers and web designers and people behind emerging creative digital media technologies, FilmCamp 10 explores the future of moving image, multi-platform content and the increasing convergence of technology. Aimed at freelancers in broadcast and digital industries, as well as final year students, ...
Robots and Avatars

16.06.10
Robotsandavatars.net Robots and Avatars is a brilliant project that invites today’s techno savvy young people to consider how we may present ourselves online and how we might interact with robots in the future. On the project’s website you can follow the blog, which is full of amazing insights into robotic innovations, and you can watch insightful presentations given by specialists such as Professor Noel Sharkey from ...
The State of Things: Mark Cosgrove

28.04.10
Mark Cosgrove, image courtesy of Watershed APEngine talks to Mark Cosgrove, Head of Programme at Watershed Media Centre and Creative Director of Encounters International Film Festival in Bristol, about connecting audiences with artist’s film. Before Watershed you worked at Cornerhouse in Manchester, didn’t you? And before that I was Plymouth Art Centre – also a cinema within an arts venue. Three places with what used to be called ‘arthouse’ ...