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Winter Programme 2022

NEoN is very proud to be presenting its winter programme, which continues with our new approach to supporting digital care. This programme is also responding to the Global 16 Days Campaign.

Rethinking Symposia … as Systems

Reflecting the diversity and complexity of the digital and technology-driven art scene is a core value of NEoN. We believe the arts can be a powerful platform for social change, and we strive to include a multitude of voices and perspectives in the planning and implementation of our artistic work and operations. Bringing together like-minded

From Cloud to Crowd

From Cloud to Crowd: A residency in the Kieller Center The Institute for Technology in the Public Interest This summer, NEoN hosted a small but significant gathering of cultural organisers wanting to shift their dependency on commercial cloud services. A previously unused market unit at The Kieller centre, a 1970s indoor shopping mall in the

Winter Programme 2022

Full programme of events HERE NEoN is very proud to be presenting its winter programme. It continues with our new approach to supporting digital care and the feminist ethics embedded since our ‘wired women*’ theme, started in January 2021 and co-curated by Ailie Rutherford. Our winter programme sees development on our Counter Cloud Action Plan

Shifting the focus on CCTV and women’s safety – Monash Lens

Closed-circuit television cameras on trains and city streets are meant to reassure us that we’re not in danger – but women don’t always see them that way. Technology-enhanced surveillance, such as CCTV, is often used as a forensic tool after an incident, but there are some risks to this deployment that can negatively affect women’s

Seeing Double: Quantum world (un)shaping #3

Paid opportunity for artists to participate in a Sci-fi & fantasy world-building research workshop with artist Libby Heaney

New Approaches

We live in a neoliberal world that requires high productivity in a short period of time, which has the effect of isolating employees and creating work conditions so unrealistic and stressful that burnout is commonplace. This often adversley effects audiences too. For high-quality, fruitful creative experiences, you need time: time for engaging, innovating, experimenting, organising,

Creative workshop with artist Libby Heaney

CALL OUT FOR WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS Seeing Double: Quantum world (un)shaping Sci-fi & fantasy comic-style creative workshop with artist

Not Totally Digital but …

We thought it was worth mentioning that NEoN Digital Arts has moved banks!! So what? Currently, NEoN is doing its best to clean up its digital act, see our Counter Cloud Project. Alongside this, it was essential in making more conscientious choices regarding our day-to-day processes.  NEoN has banked with Santander since it officially constituted

NEoN Archive

Since the first lockdown in March 2020, we have considered our online presence. Along with considering our ‘Digital

Counter Cloud

How could a digital practice become more ethical? And what does it mean to say “Digitally Ethical”? NEoN invited The Institute for Technology in the Public Interest (TITiPi) [1] to “audit” their daily computational operations, with a view to imagine other environmental and socially “just” digital practices, as part of a rethinking of their internal

2021 Round-up

It’s already February, can you believe it? We are working on our plans for 2022, however, we thought

Bread, Roses, Coal, Water and the Ecosexual Position

Galen, a physician in ancient Rome, has been credited in attesting that “bread is food for the body, but flowers are food for the mind.” A version of Galen’s claim became a trade unionist call to action and reflection in the early 20th Century. The assertion that there must be “Bread for all, and roses

CODED BIAS & the Algorithmic Justice League

Back in March 2021, we screened the documentary CODED BIAS, distributed by Women Make Movies. We also had


ALGORITHMIC ENCOUNTERS – SIRI BLACK  MACHINIC PERCEPTIONS – MARION CARRé  AS PART OF THE RESIDENCY: New Form of Togetherness Artists Siri Black and Marion Carré are presenting the outcome of their residency ‘New Forms of Togetherness’ at The Briggait in Glasgow. Considering machine learning systems and real-world experiences, artists Siri Black and Marion Carré will present

Exploring women’s safety online

Taking Space: Digital – exploring women’s safety online 29th November – 17th December 2021  Online & Offline Interactive Exhibition across the city of Dundee  To raise awareness of the worldwide campaign ‘16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’, NEoN Digital Arts and Dundee based theatre company hidden route open an interactive public poster exhibition exploring