Artistico – Art world goes mobile gaming

Artistico – Art world goes mobile gaming

July 30th, 2013 | Art History, Games, Mobile

PlayArt Labs, a developer of cultural-themed mobile games, today launched its first app Artistico, which is a game set in a world of visual art. PlayArt Labs created Artistico to entertain and stimulate cultural awareness as players progress through a series of fun and challenging… Read More

The winners of the AppArtAward 2013

The winners of the AppArtAward 2013

July 15th, 2013 | Apps, Awards, Mobile

For the third consecutive year the ZKM presents the AppArtAward for the best creative developments in the field of mobile applications. This year, the sponsors and patrons CAS Software AG, GFT Technologies AG, GRENKELEASING AG, init AG and the Sparkasse Cultural Foundation Karlsruhe, present the… Read More

App Art Award 2013

App Art Award 2013

April 10th, 2013 | Apps, Awards, Mobile

Successfully launched in 2011, this year the AppArtAward competition is already being held for the third time! In 2013, as in past years, the ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, the CyberForum and their partners are again looking for the best artworks in… Read More

Google Glass – First Look at the new Übergadget

Google Glass – First Look at the new Übergadget

February 20th, 2013 | Mobile, News, Technology

Google Glass is here! The funky new glasses let you record your life while you live it. It can be commanded by voice and will probaby change the way we look at the world. It’s only a matter of time until the first art project… Read More

Photophore – Interactive Light Installation Operated by Phones

Photophore – Interactive Light Installation Operated by Phones

November 19th, 2012 | Installations, Interactive Art, Mobile

In celebration of the Luminale 2012 in Frankfurt Germany, Kollision [kollision.dk], together with Martin Professional [martin.com], and light designers Katja Winkelmann [licht01.de/] and Jochen Schröder, developed an interactive media facade, Photophore (2012). Photophore is a five storey veil of light situated along the river Main… Read More

Talk: Art Books and eBooks – A Difficult Conversation?

Talk: Art Books and eBooks – A Difficult Conversation?

November 6th, 2012 | Books, Mobile, Talks, Videos

Even as scholarly publishing in most disciplines makes the transition from print to digital, art ebooks have encountered hurdles in providing the same measure of reward to publishers, libraries and researchers. Issues of format, content, pricing, selection and user-friendliness persist. Are these hurdles real or… Read More

Launchpad – A museum’s Platform for the Ipad

Launchpad – A museum’s Platform for the Ipad

October 30th, 2012 | Apps, Mobile, Museums, Technology

The Art Institute of Chicago‘s Department of Digital Information and Access and the Department of European Decorative Arts unveiled a new gallery interactive that revolutionizes the museum experience while improving public access to art. LaunchPad is a specially developed platform for the iPad–containing engaging and… Read More

The Widget Art Gallery – A Gallery in Your Pocket

The Widget Art Gallery – A Gallery in Your Pocket

October 29th, 2012 | Apps, Curators, Mobile

The Widget Art Gallery (WAG) is a mini 3-dimensional, single room gallery that fits into people’s pocket ’cause it was developed for Iphone, Ipod Touch and Ipad. Every month, directly on the user’s mobile, the “WAG” hosts a solo digital art exhibition related to the… Read More

PlayArt – When Art becomes child’s play

PlayArt – When Art becomes child’s play

October 10th, 2012 | Apps, Education, Kids, Mobile

PlayArt let’s you learn and create your work of art with elements taken from the original paintings of five important artists: Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Cézanne, Claude Monet, Henri Rousseau and Paul Klee. Recreate the original painting or have fun composing your own masterpiece. Free… Read More

ARART – Connecting Art and Augmented Reality

ARART – Connecting Art and Augmented Reality

October 8th, 2012 | Apps, Interactive Art, Mobile

ARART is an application that breathes life into objects. When overlaying ARART onto a well-known masterpiece, a new story will unfold, as if time trapped inside the painting had been stirred alive. ARART presents a new platform of expression connecting artistic creation with reality. The… Read More