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The Internet of Art Things

The Internet of Art Things

Mon, 23 Oct 2017, 19:30 - 21:00

Loughborough University

Sean Clark is an award-winning digital artist whose current work is focussed around digital connectedness and the use of, so-called, "Internet of Things" technology. During this workshop he will be demonstrating his digital artworks, explaining the concepts he is engaging with and giving an overview of how the technology functions. It will be of interest to artists who are interested in engaging with digital technology and technologist who are interested in the application to new technologies to arts practice.

Create-A-Con Autumn 2017

Create-A-Con Autumn 2017

Sat, 21 Oct 2017, 11:00 - 16:00

Queens Building, De Montfort University

Creat-A-Con is back for the SECOND time this year!

Featuring Raspberry Pi, Arduino, drawing machines, virtual reality, 3D printing, and more, this free event has something for everybody!

Gallery Without Walls GWW02 Opening

Gallery Without Walls GWW02 Opening

Fri, 29 Sep 2017, 18:00 - 22:00

LCB Depot, Leicester

Gallery Without Walls is a collaborative platform for the distribution of curated artworks across multiple traditional or untraditional spaces.

Myoptik Summer Art Sound Ceremony

Myoptik Summer Art Sound Ceremony

Sat, 26 Aug 2017, 13:00 - 23:00

LCB Depot, Leicester

It's time for another 12 hour music, comedy, visual and art extravaganza from Myoptik, featuring more than 20 live acts for all ages throughout the afternoon and evening... Leicester's finest creative underground artists in one indoor and outdoor place, all day!

EVA'2017

EVA'2017

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 - Thu, 13 Jul 2017

BCS, 5 Southampton Street, London

Bringing together artists, designers, researchers and technologists from all over the world.

Phorward feat. Higher Intelligence Agency and the Oscillate Sound System

Phorward feat. Higher Intelligence Agency and the Oscillate Sound System

Sat, 17 Jun 2017, 13:00 - 23:00

LCB Depot, Leicester

All day event (1pm until 7pm) with Music and Spoken Word by Anerki, Retro Video Games, Virtual Reality Systems, Talks and Video Showings. Evening event (8pm until 11am) with Higher Intelligence Agency and the Oscillate Sound System. Daytime until 7pm free, evening £10 (£8 in advance).

Gravitate: Esther Rolinson

Gravitate: Esther Rolinson

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 - Wed, 26 Jul 2017

Watermans, Brentford, London

In Gravitate Esther Rolinson is exhibiting her drawings and light installation Flown together for the first time. The exhibition includes the key drawings made as part of Flown and three new series; Gravitate, Signal and Facets that she is currently developing into three dimensional structures with funding from Arts Council England.

Virtual Saturday

Virtual Saturday

Sat, 27 May 2017, 12:00 - 16:00

LCB Depot, Leicester

Come and visit the Cyberculture exhibition at the LCB and play retro video games of the era! Nintendo, Sega and Virtual Reality games from the early 1990s will available to play free of charge. Lots of other activities will be happening around the Cultural Quarter as part of the Spark Festival and Bring the Paint.

Unlimited: Lumen Prize Tour

Unlimited: Lumen Prize Tour

Sat, 27 May 2017 - Fri, 07 Jul 2017

Modern Art Museum, Shanghai, China

A version of Esther Rolinson and Sean Clark's award winning artwork "Flown" is on show in Shanghai, China as part of the Lumen Prize touring exhibition.

Cyberculture: The Beginning of the Modern World

Cyberculture: The Beginning of the Modern World

Fri, 26 May 2017 - Sat, 17 Jun 2017

LCB Depot, Leicester

In the late 1980s and early 1990s something strange was happening. Early Virtual Reality and Internet were combining with house music, neo-psychedelia and cyberpunk fiction to produce a cultural movement that would herald the new hyperconnected world. Cyberculture: The Beginning of the Modern World is a exhibition of material from this era that explores this brave new world from the perspective of those who were there.