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THIS BURNT EARTH

Exhibition
Jamie Brannan, Robert Meek, Daniel Boyd, and Angelo Paonessa

This Burnt Earth is a Narrative-led Role Playing Game (RPG) adventure where you play as a young girl name Eiladh on a mission to find her lost brother.

Dundee Science Centre

Greenmarket
Dundee DD1 4QB

Saturday 5 October - Sunday 10 November, 10:00am - 5:00pm

This venue has full disabled access

Genetic Automata, and Sensor

Exhibition, Highlights
Larry Achiampong & David Blandy, Toby Jackson

These two exhibitions discuss the insidious ways in which narratives can be altered and sculpted in order to disseminate ideas which negatively influence collective thinking.

GENERATORprojects

25/26 Mid Wynd Industrial Estate
Dundee, DD1 4JG

Saturday 2 - Sunday 17 November, Thursday - Sunday, 12:00pm - 5:00pm

This venue has full disabled access. Bathroom facilities partial access.

Activity Room

Workshop
Various Artists

A friendly and fun space for everyone to explore the NEoN theme: React. Drop in to find out information about the festival programme and events or just come in to chat to one of our festival team.

Wellgate Shopping Centre

Level 1, Space 1
Dundee, DD1 2DB

Monday 4 - Sunday 10 November, 10:00am - 4:00pm

This venue has full disabled access

“Sous le web, la plage!”

Exhibition
Various Artists

This online exhibition explores the work of artists who critically engage in digital contexts in order to react against and move beyond the aesthetics of the online realm

Online

Going live on 4 November

Monday 4 - 10 November, 24hrs

The (Not) Listening Project

Talks/Panel
Sam Gonçalves

This new series of podcast episodes will include a mix of passion, humour, desperation, anger, complacency and affection.They are a secretive look into uncovered emotions and a varied gathering of things that might get you fired up. 

Online

Soundcloud

Everyday, 24 hours

Capitalism Works for Me! True/False

Highlights, Installation
Steve Lambert

A 20-foot by nine-foot red, white and blue retro-styled illuminated scoreboard, with the slogan “Capitalism Works for Me!” with a podium to allow viewers to vote whether “in my life,” the statement is true or false.

Steeple Church

Nethergate
Dundee, DD1 4DG

Monday 4 - Sunday 10 November, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Outdoor location. Please check https://www.accessable.co.uk

Take (to) the streets

Exhibition
Various Artists

The street is a site of protest, hope and democracy. Remember, the street belongs to us all!

Various Locations

Across Dundee

Monday 4 - Sunday 10 November, 24 hrs

Outdoor locations. Please check https://www.accessable.co.uk

Day of Access

Exhibition
Alec Finlay

Day of Access by Alec Finlay is a powerful exhibition supporting the campaign which encourages estates to open their land to allow access for people affected by disability.

Various Locations

Across Dundee

Monday 4 - Thursday 7 November, 10:00am - 4:00pm

This venue has disabled access

Re:make/Re:sist

Exhibition, Highlights
Various Artists

Bringing together emerging and established digital artists/activists whose work comments, reflects and challenges ideas relating to socio-political issues and events.

Wellgate Shopping Centre

Level 1, Space 2
Dundee, DD1 2DB

Monday 4 - Wednesday 13 November, 10:00am - 4:00pm

This venue has full disabled access

TO CALL A HORSE A DEER

Installation
IP Yuk-Yiu

An experimental video game about language, hand-eye coordination, truth-bending and acts of complicity.

The Bach

31 Meadowside, Dundee DD1 1DJ

Monday 4 - Sunday 10 November, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Partial accessibility. Please do get in touch for full details.

Utopia Generator 1.1

Screening
Julia Schicker

A video which was created using deepfake1-algorithms. In the video the Swiss right wing politician and journalist Roger Köppel can be seen talking about climate politics. Roger Köppel is well known for his ‘climate-scepticism’.

Wellgate Shopping Centre

Level 1
Dundee, DD1 2DB

Monday 4 - Sunday 10 November, 10:00am - 4:00pm

This venue has full disabled access

Opaque Documents

Exhibition
Valentina Bonizzi

This exhibition shows the results and failures of persistent attempts by the artist to preserve a story, whether its of a small bird, or of the photographs from a family album.

Nomas* Projects

9a Ward Road
Dundee, DD1 1LP

Monday 4 - Sunday 11 November, 24 hrs

Outdoor locations. Please check https://www.accessable.co.uk

Mantra Marx

Performance
Matteo Preabianca

Mantra Marx is the eighth album for the NonMiPiaceIlCirco! We are encouraging the public to download and listen whilst shopping in the city. 

Wellgate Shopping Centre

Level 1, Space 1
Dundee, DD1 2DB

Monday 4 - Sunday 10 November, 10:00am - 4:00pm

This venue has full disabled access

Leviathan: Reanimating Rubbish

Installation, Screening
Pete Froslie

In this digital video Leviathan: Reanimating Rubbish, artist Pete Froslie engages themes of e-waste, climate change, moral and political philosophy, and demonology.

Wellgate Shopping Centre

Level 1, Space 1 & Level 3, Space 5
Dundee, DD1 2DB

Monday 6 - 10 November, 10:00am - 4:00pm

This venue has full disabled access

Hello Robot Panel

Talks/Panel
Various Artists

This panel of artists and technologists explores the complex anthropomorphic relationships we have with gadgets and robots and how this shapes our world view. 

V&A Dundee

Juniper Auditorium
1 Riverside Esplanade
Dundee, DD1 4EZ

Monday 4 November, 12:00pm – 1:00pm

This venue has full disabled access

Pecha Kucha Vol.25

Talks/Panel
Various Artists

Pecha Kucha Night Dundee Vol.25 will happen on the main stage of Dundee Rep Theatre, hosted by Creative Dundee in collaboration with NEoN Digital Arts Festival.

Dundee Rep

Tay Square
Dundee, DD1 1PB

Monday 4 November, 7:30pm - 10:00pm

This venue has full disabled access

Re@ct: Social Change Art Technology Symposium

Highlights, Symposium, Talks/Panel
Various Artists, Activists and Scholars

An expanded 3-day symposium examining the impact of past and present practices, theories and strategies – to engage an uncertain future through an exploration of the creative potential of digital art.

Various Locations

Across Dundee

Wednesday 6 - Friday 8 November, 9:30am - 5:30pm

Various levels of accessibility. Please do get in touch for full details.

Art Jam

Workshop
Various Artists

Calling all students to NEoN Art Jam. In this workshop we encourage interdisciplinary thinking, out of the box ideas and conceptual creations!

Wellgate Shopping Centre

Level 1, Space 1
Dundee, DD1 2DB

Wednesday 6 November, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

This venue has full disabled access

Street Talks

Talks/Panel
Varous Artists

Street Talks is a series of quickfire public talks, part of the Re@ct: Social Change Art Technology Symposium.

Various Locations

Various Locations

Wednesday 6 - Friday 8 November, Check listing for times

Outdoor Locations. Please check https://www.accessable.co.uk

Artists Shorts

Highlights, Screening
Various Artists

Join us for a curated evening of Artist short films from around the globe. Based on this year’s festival theme REACT.

George Orwell

168 Perth Road
Dundee, DD1 4JS

Wednesday 6 November, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Partial accessibility. Please do get in touch for full details.

A Case for Play

Performance, Workshop
Ray LC

In times of protest and collective social action, documenting dynamic visual journeys can be difficult.

West Church

130/32 Perth Rd, Dundee, DD1 4JW

Thursday 7 November, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Outdoor locations. Please check https://www.accessable.co.uk

Umbilical

Performance
Niya B

In this performance piece Niya B is examining the post-reproductive body and a deep sense of longing to nurture life. Revitalising her umbilical cord, she is looking to reconnect with the m-other.

Wellgate Shopping Centre

Level 2, Space 3
Dundee, DD1 2DB

Thursday 7 November, 2:00pm - 2:30pm

This venue has full disabled access

NEoN Walking Tour

Exhibition, Talks/Panel
Various Artists

Join us for a specially curated evening tour of some of the highlights of the festival featuring happenings, conversations with selected artists and refreshments. 

Various Locations

Across Dundee

Thursday 7 November, 6:00pm - 9:30pm

Various levels of accessibility. Please do get in touch for full details.

6 Weeks in Kyiv

Performance
Adam J B Walker

This performance will explore inequalities of agency, labour, and vulnerability, as well as both the artist’s and our own subjectification in relation to these inequalities.

Wellgate Shopping Centre

Level 2, Space 3
Dundee, DD1 2DB

Friday 8 November, 1:00pm - 1:30pm

This venue has full disabled access

Atmosphere | Blade Runner

Highlights, Screening

Ridley Scott’s seminal 1982 science-fiction fantasy dystopia of replicant robots gone rogue in Los Angeles is set in November 2019.

V&A Dundee

1 Riverside Esplanade,
Dundee DD1 4EZ

Friday 8 November, 7:30pm - 10:00pm

This venue has full disabled access

Planning Your Climate Change Future

Workshop
Johanna Hoffman

This workshop will take people through a sequence of speculative futures to anticipate the impacts of climate change in coming decades and imagine alternative approaches to what our future lives could and should be.

Wellgate Shopping Centre

Level 2, Space 4
Dundee, DD1 2DB

Saturday 9 November, 10:00am - 12:30pm

This venue has full disabled access

Transient Vessels

Workshop
Kyle T. McKelvie

A workshop in collective character creation. Does your gaming avatar reflect your core values? Join the artist to explore the impact and importance of cross-game dynamics and aware technologies.

Wellgate Shopping Centre

Level 2, Space 3
Dundee, DD1 2DB

Saturday 9 November, 10:00am - 4:00pm

This venue has full disabled access

Data Union Fork: Tools for Data Strike

Workshop
Larisa Blazic

What does it mean to strike in digital domain and how can citizens mobilise and organise for collective action?  During this workshop participants are invited to explore collective bargaining in labour union tradition through ‘word & image example mapping’.

Wellgate Shopping Centre

Level 3, Space 5
Dundee, DD1 2DB

Saturday 9 November, 10:00am - 1:00pm

This venue has full disabled access

Social Engine: Virtual Utopia or Virtual Dystopia

Workshop
Violeta Vojvodic Balaz

Participants of the workshop will be invited to contribute to the HoopUp online database. The HoopUp is an art-educational-research that consists of an online tool, original educational-research methodology, and workshops focused on symbolic communication and social impact of the artistic message.

Wellgate Shopping Centre

Level 3, Space 5
Dundee, DD1 2DB

Saturday 9 November, 10:00am - 4:00pm

This venue has full disabled access

P@tch

Workshop
Janna Ahrndt

P@tch is a textile-based new media project that uses light and social media to allow the user to track their progress as an advocate for an environmental, ethical stance.

Wellgate Shopping Centre

Level 3, Space 5
Dundee, DD1 2DB

Saturday 9 November, 12:00pm - 4:00pm

This venue has full disabled access

NEoN at Night

Highlights, Performance
Field Music, BAAST, Wee Beastie & DJ RHL

The annual NEoN at Night party will feature a unique performance from the highly acclaimed band, who will bring a musical perspective to the festival’s ‘React’ theme.

Church Dundee

15 Ward Road
Dundee, DD1 1ND

Saturday 9 - Sunday 10 November, 8:00pm – 2:00am

Partial accessibility. Please do get in touch for full details.

Change:Debate

Highlights, Talks/Panel, Workshop
Various Artists

NEoN is delighted to be working with Saoirse Anis to bring you the first workshop in our Change:Debate series to support and nourish the work of artists of colour.

Wellgate Shopping Centre

Level 2, Space 5
Dundee, DD1 2DB

Sunday 10 November, 10:00am - 5:00pm

This venue has full disabled access

Get Up: A Further Reaction

Talks/Panel
Various Artists

Post-Festival Event: Extending the theme of React, GENERATORprojects will host a panel discussion and response night

GENERATORprojects

25/26 Mid Wynd Industrial Estate
Dundee, DD1 4JG

Thursday 14 November, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

This venue has full disabled access. Bathroom facilities partial access.

Sharing is Caring

Talks/Panel
Various Artists

Post-Festival Event: come along for an afternoon of sharing with, and supporting, one another to feel empowered/inspired/at ease/excited.

GENERATORprojects

25/26 Mid Wynd Industrial Estate
Dundee, DD1 4JG

Saturday 16 November, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

This venue has full disabled access. Bathroom facilities partial access.

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