Interact Magazine

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

Welcome to the Dark Ages

After a 23 year absence Jimmy Cauty and Bill Drummond aka The KLF, The JAMs, K Foundation etc. returned with a three day event in Liverpool called …

REND386 World

As part of the Cyberculture exhibition in Leicester I've launched my first Google Cardboard Virtual Reality app. REND386 World takes classic VR …

Cyberculture Pt3: 25 Years Later

Twenty five years on and the era of 'cyberculture' seems like a long time ago. The internet (no capital 'I' any more) is now an integral part of our …

Gravitate: Esther Rolinson

Venue: Watermans, Brentford, London<p>In <i>Gravitate</i> Esther Rolinson is exhibiting her drawings and light installation <i>Flown</i> together for the first time. …

Phorward feat. Higher Intelligence Agency and the Oscillate Sound System

Venue: LCB Depot, Leicester<p><b>8pm - 11pm</b><br>Higher Intelligence Agency + Oscillate Sound System<p><b>6pm - 7pm</b><br>Talks by Matt Black, William Latham, Ivan Pope and …

Virtual Reality

Cyberculture Pt2: ...and the Birth of Cyberculture

The rise of the Internet was not just about technology. For many people it was part of a vision that saw digital technology as having the potential …

Digital Culture

Cyberculture Pt1: The Rapid Rise of the Internet...

In the late 1980s and early 1990s I was a researcher at Loughborough University specialising in "co-operative computing". It was interesting work and …

Amazing

Cyberculture: The Beginning of the Modern World

The Art of William Latham<p>William Latham's digital artworks use genetic algorithms to create complex and beautiful forms. His company Computer …

Digital Culture

Ernest Edmonds (2017)

Steve Ignorant at LCB Depot 18th May 2017

After a great 2016 show as part of The Art of Crass exhibition in Leicester in 2016 Steve Ignorant's Slice of Life are back to to LCB Depot on the …

The Arts

Interanerki Zine Issue 1

Anerki is a multi-disciplinary arts collective that was established in 2011. They hold a monthly event of underground artistic expression in …

Design

Constructs, Colour, Code: Ernest Edmonds 1967 - 2017

Friday March 25th saw the opening of Ernest Edmonds' "Constructs, Colour, Code" exhibition at the DMU Gallery in Leicester. The location of the …

Design

Anerki 1.4

Venue: The Font, Leicester<p>Anerki is a monthly event of underground artistic expression: Music, Spoken Word, Rap, Visual and Digital Live Art, Dance, …

Leicester

Constructs, Colour, Code: Ernest Edmonds

Venue: The Gallery, De Montfort University, Leicester<p>Exhibition of 50 years' of work by pioneering digital artist Ernest</b> …

Art

Leicester Digital Artists Group

On Monday evening we held the first Leicester Digital Artists Group meeting at Interact Labs. The aim of the group is to provide an artist-led …

Virtual Reality

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 …

Art

A Cybernetic Ecology Exhibition Opening

My Arts Council England supported 'A Cybernetic Ecology' exhibition opened on Tuesday with an evening event attended by about around 50 people. The …

Singularity

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 …

Singularity

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 …

Scientific Research

Page Not Found | Phoenix – Cinema, Art, Café Bar – Blister Cinema

Silent Signal artists Genetic Moo are running a drop-in workshop based on their interactive app 'Multiple', which you can use to generate your own …

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. …

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 …

Travel

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 …

Public Policy

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 …

Café

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 …

Cool Stuff

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 …

InterAct

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 …

Project Management

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 …

Health