Digital Revolution

An immersive exhibition of art, design, film, music and videogames

3 July 2014 - 14 September 2014
Barbican Centre


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Digital Revolution is the most comprehensive presentation of digital creativity ever to be staged in the UK.
This immersive and interactive exhibition brings together for the first time a range of artists, filmmakers, architects, designers, musicians and game developers, all pushing the boundaries of their fields using digital media. It also looks at the dynamic developments in the areas of creative coding and DIY culture and the exciting creative possibilities offered by augmented reality, artificial intelligence, wearable technologies and 3-D printing.

The exhibition includes new commissions from artists Umbrellium (Usman Haque and Nitipak 'Dot' Samsen), Universal Everything, Minimaforms (Theodore and Stephen Spyropoulos), Susan Kare (Mac Paint designer), global music artist and entrepreneur will.i.am, Yuri Suzuki, Pasha Shapiro and Ernst Weber as well as DevArt, a major new collaboration with Google exploring creative coding. The show also features work s by Oscar-winning VFX Supervisors: Paul Franklin and his team at Double Negative for Christopher Nolan's groundbreaking film Inception as well as Tim Webber and Framestore's innovative visual effects behind Alfonso Cuarón 's Gravity.

Conceived and curated by Barbican International Enterprises, artists include:

· Rafael Lozano-Hemmer
· Lynn Hershman
· Chris Milk
· Aaron Koblin
· Lillian Schwartz
· Olia Lialina
· Björk
· Pauline van Dongen
· Studio XO
· CuteCircuit
· Amon Tobin

Visit the Digital Revolution microsite to find out more and watch the trailer.











Digital Revolution Events
In-depth and entertaining events with a digital focus
 

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