Digital Art Festival In Full Swing In Titusville
By Space Coast Daily // October 10, 2013
ART & ALGORITHMS
ABOVE VIDEO: The Art & Algorithms Festival, going on now in Titusville, will continue through Oct. 13.
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA — Now through October 13, 2013 Titusville is a Digital Downtown for Art & Algorithms—an arts festival featuring first-run films from 30 countries and holographic and lenticular imagery from the UK, select Florida digital artists, hands-on digital fun and large-scale 3-D digital projection on the side of a 2-story building.
The Holographic and Lenticular Exhibit, in Digital Gallery 300, is a collection not available anywhere else in the United States.
Coming here directly from the UK, this exhibit, called “Dystopia”, is accompanied by Martin Richardson, an innovator in art holography, who worked with rock star David Bowie on a most significant piece which is featured in the exhibition.
The International Film Festival (a festival within a festival) is a driving force, with different short films screened each day, and along with five Digital Galleries; 9:30-5p weekdays, Noon- 10p Friday and Saturday, Noon to 5p on Sunday,provides festival fun during the week.
Clifton Stewart curated the film festival like an art exhibition, sourcing the work, inviting film makers to participate and programming a wide and varied week of international short films especially selected for Art & Algorithms
On Friday and Saturday this week the festival goes into its final weekend. The festival brings together contemporaries in international digital arts from U.S. and Europe (first U.S. showings) within an interactive
street party atmosphere. Art & Algorithms runs through Sunday, October 13.
Wednesday, October 9 – – 4p; 6p; 8:30p – Death by Taxes – France; Lost in Space – Belgium; I’ll Tell You – UK; The Bride – Australia; I Can’t See You Anymore – Ireland; Sacrifice – Iceland; Black Christmas – Finland; Varmints – UK
Thursday, October 10 — 4p; 6p; 8:30p – The Hatch – Ireland; Czech Please – Colombia; Something Left Something Taken – USA; All Souls Day – Poland; Shirin & Farhad – Co-production USA & IRAN; Guns, Bees & Tadpoles – Northern Ireland; ASAD – South Africa; Tsuyako – Japan; A Pretty Funny Story – Canada
Friday, October 11 — 2p: 4p; 8p – Lester – Switzerland; A Doctors Job – Peru, Cheung – South Korea, Tears of Steel – Netherlands, Life of a Dog – USA, By Night – Colombia, Alijuna – Colombia, Amstel – Netherlands, Available Men – USA
Saturday, October 12 — 6p; 8:30p – Noreen – Ireland, The Lobster’s Cry – Belgium, At The Opera – Argentina, Luminaris – Argentina, Crimson Jade – Netherlands, Sintel – Netherlands, Love You More – UK, Suiker/Sugar – Netherlands This screening contains films with scenes of a sexual nature and adult themes/issues.
Sunday, October 13 — 2p – One Rat Short – USA, Jericho – Ireland, HUMBOLDT – Chile, Le Lac Noir/The Black Lake – Switzerland, Shift/Vahetus – Estonia, The Railway Watchman – Poland, L Train – USA, La Tarea/The Homework – Colombia, A Curious Conjunction of Coincidences – Netherlands
Highlights of Friday October 11 and Saturday October 12 include: — Friday, October 11 at 7p: Special Lecture at Titusville Playhouse by Clifton Stewart, Films Curator.
Saturday at 3PM an International Symposium SPECIAL EVENT moderated by Ben Noel, executive director of the Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy, University of Central Florida, with Clifton Stewart, Martin Richardson, Mark Franz, Daniel Kovach, David Montgomery and Nathan Selikoff.
‘THE VALUE OF DIGITAL ART
Come and hear our UK and Florida artists debate ‘The Value of Digital Art’ and if and how its accessibility (and unique challenges) changes things forever.
Come and hear our UK and Florida artists debate ‘The Value of Digital Art’ and if and how its accessibility (and unique challenges) changes things forever. 3-D DIGITAL MAPPING on the hour, on the weekend, after sundown– Action-packed, larger than life projection is the anchor, a large scale, 3-D presentation on the side of a building in downtown Titusville. Custom content was created only for Art & Algorithms by Ninjaneer Studios.
3-D DIGITAL MAPPING on the hour, on the weekend, after sundown– Action-packed, larger than life projection is the anchor, a large scale, 3-D presentation on the side of a building in downtown Titusville. Custom content was created only for Art & Algorithms by Ninjaneer Studios.
Martin Richardson and the Holographic and Lenticular Images Exhibit, in Digital Gallery 300
Digital Artists from around Florida display digital work on large screens. Several exhibiting artists will be on site to answer questions.
Digital Galleries, including Holograms and Lenticular Images Exhibit (9:30-5p weekdays, Noon- 10p Friday and Saturday, Noon to 5p on Sunday)
Films ongoing from more than 90 award-winning digital short films from more than 30 countries brought to us by curator, Clifton Stewart, at the Titusville Playhouse.
Hands-on interactive activities, on iPads and on the Graffiti Wall where personal creations can be created and then emailed to a home address.
$25 FULL-FESTIVAL PASS – all days, all events; $10 Single-Day PASS; or $5 Single-Day FILM SCREENING only Ticket. Film enthusiasts can pick date or dates with new films each day.
Tickets available online at ArtAndAlgorithms.com or at the festival at the Titusville Playhouse Box Office at 301 Julia Street.
Full film schedule and descriptions of the films online at ArtAndAlgorithms.com