Filter Magazine

mobile technologies

March 16th, 2010

Futuresonic produced its first festival in 1996, primarily celebrating the famous Manchester music scene. Over the years the festival has integrated visual and interactive works, leading to this year’s 50/50 music and media art split. (more…)

January 27th, 2010

Exhibitions are often about product rather than process. Like a trade show demo, the curated exhibition is the opportunity for artists to showcase their research, innovation, and general creative endeavour alongside that of their peers. (more…)

January 26th, 2010

Stick your leg out in the streets of Adelaide and you are likely to trip over someone who’ll tell you they have an excellent idea for a short film. (more…)

September 4th, 2009

There is no doubt about the breadth of effect the mobile phone (a small disrupter with a widespread impact) is having on creative fields and social practices. (more…)

July 31st, 2009

Increasingly in the world of social response, artists’ and creative practitioners are able to produce both lo-fi or big budget artistic responses to social, cultural or political issues that will have equal gravitas and exposure to the public. (more…)

July 31st, 2009

Australia has a rich artistic history in mobile technologies using lo-fi and Do It Yourself (DYI) principles to produce everything from locative audio units, such as John Jacobs’ Wheelie Bin Sound System through to zero-ecological-footprint mobile entertainment units, such as the Lab Rats pioneering Wind Powered Cinema Caravan. (more…)

July 6th, 2009

I hold an image of bigger hands holding a fish bowl (nestled on my mobile phone screen). Behind the bowl, clouds roll over a dry outback – a shuddering bumpy backdrop for a road movie. (more…)

July 6th, 2009

In Melbourne’s newest technologically focused commercial precinct – Digital Harbour at the Melbourne Docklands – a new interactive installation is extending urban art to the Internet and mobile phones. (more…)

July 2nd, 2009

Digital worlds, existing both in lived (pocket inhabiting mobile phones) and virtual (amorphous and online) spaces, prompt new ways of thinking about community and connection, cultural memory and individual voice. (more…)

June 5th, 2009

Artists are known for intrepid innovation, exploring new platforms and paving the way for the mainstream. (more…)

January 26th, 2009

Big screens give us those grand spectacles that don’t seem to stuff back down to the dimensions of everyday life: an imaginary car crash, the curve of a planet, wide-screen love.  (more…)

January 26th, 2009

Our daily lives are mediated by technology. Interpersonal relationships are facilitated by phone, txt and email and our perspectives on the state of local, regional and global affairs are delivered via public video screens, radio, broadcast TV, net lists and blogs.  (more…)

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