Human vs Machine

Held at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin, the topics of humans, machines and the arts were brought together at Configurations as part of the Salon für Ästhetische Experimente #2. Artist, scholar and research fellow Marco Donnarumma hosted an evening of lectures, investigatory discussions and an exciting insight to an autonomous robotic limb. Speakers Professor…

The Magic of Virtual Design

Following from my previous article about the creation of music through human movement by use of the mi.mu gloves, I came across another mind-blowing innovation in technology. This fantastic tool again, allows the user much more freedom for their creativity and design. Innovation and Creativity The C-HR festival of innovation and creativity was brought to…

Embody the Music

Music is a powerful outlet, expressive and immersive, an emotional and passionate journey for both the performer and the listener. For many artists, they communicate personally and directly through their music, whether using organic instruments or electronic and digital handles to create the sound. In both cases, the musician uses a tool to help them create their music. But imagine the magic of…

Soundscapes at the National Gallery

The National Gallery invites a group of composers to collaborate in creating a unique and innovative exhibition. Having chosen a painting each from the collection in the National Gallery, these composers have gone on to create six sound installations in response. At the start of the exhibition, the audience is able to watch a documentary…

Nature Late at the Horniman Museum & Gardens

As part of the Museum Lates last week, the Horniman Museum & Gardens conducted a unique, interesting and eventful evening that tickled all the senses. Visitors are pleased to have a variety to experience, including concerts in the Gallery Square throughout the evening, live street graffiti art, live typewriter art in the gallery currently host…

The latest movement of Motion Photography

I was pleased to be invited to the VIP launch of the Motion Photography Prize with Google + at the Saatchi Gallery the other night. The launch showcased the finalists of each of the six categories in the competition, which had been judged by a panel of forward-thinkers including film director Baz Luhrmann and artists…

Momentum, in the long, dark Curve…

Ever since it was advertised, I was intrigued and wanted to visit the United Visual Artist’s  experience, Momentum, at the Barbican. I finally got a chance to go during the late night opening last week and was very glad that I did. When you enter into the Curve, you find a huge dark tunnel, with…