TECHnique Meetup – Networking for Artists that use Technology
Nov04

TECHnique Meetup – Networking for Artists that use Technology

First networking event for artists hosted by Create Hub Create Hub’s first networking event for artists, called TECHnique Meetup, was hosted at IBM Southbank in London.   There are an increasing number of artist that use, explore or respond to technology in their work. Create Hub decided to bring these people together at their first ever networking event for artists, TECHnique Meetup. TECHnique Meetup was a free networking...

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MozFest 2017 – Review
Oct29

MozFest 2017 – Review

Mozilla Festival 2017 at Ravensbourne Samuel Fry   This weekend I went to MozFest, Mozilla’s festival for advocates of a healthy, open internet. Held at Ravensbourne, in North Greenwich, the event explored the intersection of the web with civil society, journalism, public policy and art through interactive sessions. This was the eigth MozFest; yet, it was also my first. I soon discovered that the festival, held across nine...

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We Are Now Festival – Review
Sep04

We Are Now Festival – Review

We Are Now Festival at RichMix Samuel Fry   We Are Now Festival was a weekend of theatre, interactive installations and immersive virtual reality experiences at RichMix in London. The event took place on the 1st and 2nd September 2017, where a number of artists used technology in performances and interactive experiences. I attended the Saturday of the Festival and started by looking at a couple of student installations.  ...

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Kano Pixel Kit – Review
Sep03

Kano Pixel Kit – Review

Maker Kit Lets you Build Light Shows and Games Samuel Fry   This was the first time that I have ever played with a Technology Maker Kit, essentially a DIY kit aimed to allow people of all ages to build their own piece of technology. Luckily for me, the guys at Kano were happy to lend me one of their new Pixel Kits to get me started. The Pixel Kit is a box full of pieces, with a LED board, buttons a battery a few other pieces....

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FuturePlay Tech Zone – Review
Aug06

FuturePlay Tech Zone – Review

An interactive playground where art met tech Samuel Fry   A space full of interactive games and gadgets is on show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year. The concept of bringing cutting-edge work at the intersection of art and technology at the fringe was originally launched last year, when it was called the Edinburgh Digital Entertainment Festival. This year’s showcase has been rebranded as FuturePlay and it is being...

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Review – Foreign Radical
Aug06

Review – Foreign Radical

Theatrical game explores security, profiling, privacy and freedom of expression Samuel Fry   The Terrorist Watchlist is a database of people who are “reasonably suspected” of being involved in terrorist activity. Theatre Conspiracy‘s Edinburgh Fringe show Foreign Radical asks its audience to put themselves in a position of power, where they decide whether or not a man accused of extremist sympathies should be...

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