Interact Magazine

By Sean Clark | News and views about digital arts and creative technology. Based in Leicester in the UK.

Archive of 2016

At this time of the year I always try to make some time to review the past 12 months and update my online archive. This archive has materials …

A Cybernetic Ecology Exhibition Opening

My 'A Cybernetic Ecology' exhibition opened on Tuesday with an evening event attended by about around 50 people. The exhibition is a major milestone …

Meet the Machines

Venue: LCB Depot, Leicester<p>Come and meet the machines, robots and other digital technologies created during the development of Sean Clark's "A …

Cinema, Art, Café Bar – Boredomresearch Artist’s Talk

LUMEN Prize 2016 winners boredomresearch will introduce their practice and talk about how they created their generative work <i>AfterGlow</i> for the …

Art

Cinema, Art, Café Bar – Blister Cinema

<i>Silent Signal</i> artists Genetic Moo are running a drop-in workshop based on their interactive app ‘Multiple’ <i>–</i> used to make their animation ‘Battle of …

Café

A Cybernetic Ecology

Venue: LCB Depot Lightbox, Leicester<p><i>A Cybernetic Ecology</i> is a new exhibition of interactive digital artworks by Leicester digital artist Sean Clark. …

Lightbox

Flown at Caerphilly Castle

One of the great things about receiving a Lumen Prize is that you get to exhibit the winning piece as part of a touring exhibition. The first …

Design

Responsive Lighting at Guangdong University of Technology

I've started doing some work with the School of Art and Design at Guangdong University of Technology in China (just above Hong Kong). It's proving to …

Design

Cinema, Art, Café Bar – Speaking Spaces

Speaking Spaces is an offsite programme of workshops and an exhibition of new artwork in the Lightbox Gallery at LCB Depot developed by three …

Lumen Prize 2016

The Lumen Prize is an annual digital arts award and touring exhibition. It started in 2012 and has gone one to establish itself as one of the world's …

Microworld Leicester 2016

Between the 20th and 29th August at WotSpace, in Highcross in Leicester, Interact Digital Arts hosted 'Microworld Leicester' - a digital arts and …

Methods for Misunderstanding the Nature of Things

On Sunday 4th of September 2016 we saw the final performance in the current phase of Ashok Mistry's project 'Methods for Misunderstanding the Nature …

Silent Signal

Venue: Phoenix Cube Gallery, Leicester<p>Silent Signal is an ambitious group exhibition that brings six artists working with animation together with six …

POP! Science!

Venue: National Space Centre, Leicester<p>POP! Science! is a unique new event celebrating science and music at the National Space Centre, Leicester. …

Methods for Misunderstanding the Nature of Things

Venue: Attenborough Arts Centre, Leicester<p>Where do we draw the line between human and technological intervention?<p>Driven by the tweets from the …

Connected Art at EVA16 and HCI16

In mid-July at the Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA) conference in London and the Human Computer Interaction (HCI) conference in …

HCI

Welcome to Microworld Leicester

Join Interact Digital Arts and Genetic Moo at Wot SPACE in Leicester's Highcross for a week of digital art experimentation and free workshops. …

Art

BBC Micro:bit at Creat-A-Con 2016

Yesterday was the latest Creat-A-Con, organised by SideFest and held in the Queens Building at De Montfort University. As with the previous events, …

Gear & Gadgets

Leicester Hackspace Moves Home

Leicester Hackspace has found a new home. Having started life meeting at Interact Labs, before moving to it's own room at The Makers Yard, it now has …

Illuminated Crass Symbol

Going to San Jose for the the Art.CHI exhibition was something of a treat. However, attending CHI was not the only thing I did while I was over …

IOCT Masters Student Showcase

Venue: Innovation Centre, Leicester<p>As areas 'between' traditional' disciplines grow, the modern Master's student needs a portfolio of skills and …

Cinema, Art, Café Bar – Framed Expanse – Luci Eldridge & Meg Rahaim

Phoenix has commissioned artists Luci Eldridge and Meg Rahaim to make new work exploring the relationship between digital and print for this …

Art

Cinema, Art, Café Bar – Spark Festival 2016

<b>We’ve added the amazing Big Blue Interactive Pool by Brendan Oliver to the lineup as Cave Aux Bulles may be a little delayed in joining us</b><p>Come down …

Travel

Ruth Gibson Talk Video Now Available

The video of Ruth Gibson's Computer Arts Society talk at Phoenix in Leicester on 13th April 2016 is now available. This will be of particular …

Sean Clark - Sean Clark and Nemeton Website Updates

Sean Clark and Nemeton Website Updates<p>At the beginning of the year I began to use the name "Interact Digital Arts" as a focal point for all of my …

Web Design

Fight War Not Wars: The Art of Crass

Running from the 1st until 18th June 2016, Fight War Not Wars: The Art of Crass will be a unique exhibition of artwork from members of the …

Entertainment

The Image Is The Servant / Myoptik's Leap Year Jamboree

It's been a busy weekend with two great events taking place in the Leicester.<p>The first, on Friday, was the third annual "Image Is The Servant" …