Release the Hounds

It’s a classic tale of good versus evil, of four-legged fecundity and enviable spots, of great escapes and the struggles of housebreaking. And now 101 Dalamations has received a digitally illustrated update, courtesy of Saint Petersburg, Russia-based artist Varya Kolesnikova. The action from Dodie Smith’s mid-century novel and Disney’s successive films is re-imagined with a glossy sheen, and…

Say Hi to the York Mediale

With just a year to go before the opening of the first York Mediale, the team behind the new digital arts festival has revealed the festival’s monogram on an interactive webpage that hints at what is to come. Tom Higham, York Mediale’s creative director, worked with Leeds-based design agency Something More to create the branding…

Carl Burton's Technocracy

Perhaps I’ve read too many internet articles lately — on how automation is going to leave loads of us jobless and prone to civil unrest right quick; about the mathematical probability that this universe we call home is really just a computer simulation, but it doesn’t even matter anyway; interviews with a company of office workers…

Fan Art of Ice and Fire

So, it’s August, but as the best-informed lords and ladies among you are aware, winter has come. All the smallfolk out there prone to snidely professing, “I’ve never even seen an episode of Game of Thrones,” can go back to minding their bowls o’ brown and self-loathing now. This is a post for those bannermen and lady knights…

Glitching Out with PFunkus

In a crowded pizza parlour in downtown Minneapolis, a series of precise-yet-fluctuating artworks caught my utmost attention. The artist had taken public domain photographs of the British Library, superimposed them over other photographs he’d taken on his world travels, exported them as sound and reimported them as images. I was so intrigued that I hauled the…