D I G I T A L D E C A D E 5 : C Y B E R I A /// L O N D O N U G L Y D U C K /// 2 5 - 2 7 A U G U S T /// P O S T R E L E A S E ///
Designcollector Network presented 5th Innovative Exhibition of Digital Art in London “Digital Decade: Cyberia” that took place at Ugly Duck, 25 - 27 August #digitaldecadecyberia
Curator, Arseny Vesnin invited 50 emerging artists, working in the field of digital art, to explore the intersections digital and physical forms (“phygital”) in art as part of the annual event Digital Decade. This year’s theme of “Cyberia” encourages artists to reflect on the concept of the newborn digital-native that is changing our common value systems.
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Salomé Chatriot (above)
"QUALIFY YOURSELF", 2017
For French artist and graduate of Swiss ECAL exhibition was not a new thing but a perfect experimental platform to deliver personal project "Qualify Yourself" based on exploration of human breathe and sound. The installation was a real point of interest during the Digital Decade 5.
Aristarkh Chernyshev (above)
It was a personal call for curator to bring the work of prominent contemporary artists and leader of Electroboutique The last place this work has been displayed was at Whitechapel's "Electronic Superhighway" before our exhibition
Mélanie Courtinat (above)
"I NEVER PROMISED YOU A GARDEN", 2017
Mélanie is also a fresh graduate from Swiss ECAL and was responsible for the Digital Decade 5 Interactive Heart or really immersive VR Installation imitating an interaction with a beautiful but dying garden. All inside your head.
"VIRTUAL AWAKENING", 2017
"Death is Only the Beginning" was the VR installation brought by Jose (together with Bec Abdy) as a part of his ongoing project "Virtual Awakening". Jose also did a talk about the Near-Death Experience and various techniques of VR Therapy
Danie Armegnol Altayó (above)
"I AM A STRANGE LOOP", 2017
A mirror mirroring a mirror. A selfie as a projection of the self. Artificial intelligence proficient at recognizing its surroundings, capable of learning and even dreaming. Psychedelia. The result is an aesthetic reflection, executed with hardware and software with the default factory settings, which correctly aligned have the power to hypnotize us with a visual effect, strangely organic. The most visited and interacted installation of the Digital Decade 5, people loved it!
"CHOOSE YOUR EMO(JI)TION", 2017
Digital Decade resident artist Desislava brought her unique kinetic and really fun experience to the event by installing "Choose Your Emo(ji)tion". She was also one of Selected print artists representing "Cyberia" at the event
"LIVING COTTON", 2017
Recent graduate from RCA Textiles, Anna exhibited and made a talk about the future of materials presenting her personal near-scientific and research&development project "Living Cotton".
KingDeluxe x Beeple VR Contest
Real Time VRChat Experience
The most unexpected and immersive VR experience run by Kingdeluxe Label was an Online VRChat room inhabited by Metaverses created by winners of VR Contest run by famous 3D Artist Beeple
"Mass Migrations Builder" VR Interactive Wall
Interactive Artist MARPI presented his recent work "Mass Migration Builder" a Multiplayer digital mecha graffiti
The Sedition Art Video Wall
5 Video Aritsts selected by Designcollector and Sedition Art
We were pleased to collaborate with leading online art platform Sedition to present an Open Call for video artworks where 5 selected artists were projected on the wall at event:
Quantum Fluctuations by Markos Kay
Turmoil by Joëlle Snaith
Of Soil by Yoshi Sodeoka
When Hell Freezes Over by Carla Gannis
Nearfield by Overlap