Past Events

DS2 | Leicester XR: Virtual and Augmented Reality

DS2 | Leicester XR: Virtual and Augmented Reality

Sat, 19 Oct 2019, 11:00 - 17:00

Phoenix, Leicester

Join us at Phoenix for an opportunity to experience the latest Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality projects created in Leicester. Work on show will include projects by MBD, CATS are not PEAS, NSC Creative, Ben Fredericks, Leicester University, DeMontfort University and others. The event is being organised by Interact Digital Arts and Phoenix. FREE. If you are interested in being involved in the event please contact seanc@interactdigitalarts.uk.

DS2 | Design, Location and Place Identity

DS2 | Design, Location and Place Identity

Wed, 09 Oct 2019, 18:00 - 20:00

LCB Depot, Leicester

How does graphic design in the urban environment affect your sense of place? How is this changing through increased use of Augmented Reality technology? What new opportunities does this create for artists and designers? These questions and more will be discussed during this free session involving Dr Robert Harland from Loughborough University, Sean Clark from Interact Digital Arts and the directors of Graff.io Arts. There will also be the launch of Cuttlefish Mapps, a new locally-developed platform for distributing location-based content. FREE.

Event Two at the V&A Digital Design Weekend

Event Two at the V&A Digital Design Weekend

Sat, 21 Sep 2019 - Sun, 22 Sep 2019

V&A, London

Interact Digital Arts is happy to be supporting an exhibition of artworks and materials from Event Two at this year's Digital Design Weekend at the V&A. Work on display with include artworks from the CAS50 Collection plus contributions from Flux Events artists.

Interact Live @ Last Friday

Interact Live @ Last Friday

Fri, 26 Jul 2019, 19:00 - 22:30

LCB Depot, Leicester

To celebrate the opening of the CAS50 Collection 2019 exhibition, we are organising an evening of live multimedia performances by Leicester artists and musicians. The full line-up and details will be posted soon. The event coincides with LCB Depot's Last Friday food night.

CAS50 Collection 2019 @ LCB Depot, Leicester

CAS50 Collection 2019 @ LCB Depot, Leicester

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 - Wed, 07 Aug 2019

LCB Depot, Leicester

We are pleased to be showing twelve new digital artworks by internationally recognised artists in this year's CAS50 Collection exhibition. As well as images, there will be sound works and video, together with a live event and workshop.

Event Two @ Royal College of Art

Event Two @ Royal College of Art

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 - Wed, 17 Jul 2019

Royal College of Art, London

In 1969 the Computer Arts Society organised an event at Royal College Art entitled Event One. It was a pioneering exhibition that brought together many early practitioners in the field of computer and digital arts. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of this show, we are helping to organise Event Two at the same venue.

Algorave @ Cognitos

Algorave @ Cognitos

Thu, 14 Mar 2019, 19:00 - 20:00

Cognitos, Loughborough Student Union

An evening of live electronic music and visuals, glitch art, lasers and digital experimentation.

Sound Responsive LED Light Workshop

Sound Responsive LED Light Workshop

Thu, 14 Mar 2019, 16:00 - 18:00

Loughborough University

Award-winning digital artist and Loughborough Computer Science graduate Sean Clark will be running a workshop exploring the create uses of Arduino, 3D printing and programming. He'll provide some background on his own work and then show attendees how to make a sound responsive LED light-work using an Arduino, pixel LED and microphone. The light-works will then be shown as part of the Algorave event in Cognito's in the evening.

Interact @ Create-a-con

Interact @ Create-a-con

Sat, 09 Mar 2019, 11:00 - 16:00

LCB Depot, Leicester

Create-a-con is Leicester's regular event for digital makers and STEM/STEAM education. On Saturday 9th March it will be back at LCB Depot with a wide range of activities to get involved in.

In The Dark

In The Dark

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 - Sun, 20 Jan 2019

Cello Factory, London

Details coming soon.