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Festival Artists Announced 


NEoN Digital Arts Festival 10th-13th November 2021 Wired Women*  WARNING: This article contains strong language Under the theme ‘Wired Women*’, NEoNs annual festival will look to address the digital gender divide and highlight the contribution of female and nonbinary artists in shaping the digital and technology-driven arts sector. Its 4-day festival will be a hybrid

What’s the point in a roundtable?


When I was in art school, there was a constant push forward towards a new now we were all being asked to co-create. That meant we had to quickly get a grasp on what had come before in order to not repeat ourselves, but we couldn’t linger in that history. We could only dip into

Surely, it’s not that hard?


An EDI research project. Carried out by Saoirse Amira Anis. Commissioned by NEoN Digital Arts. Project completed April 2021. Research undoubtedly ongoing. ___________________________________________________________________________ Having spoken to several arts practitioners, and reading several inspirational texts, this research project has led me to conclude that the art world would benefit from the following:  “EDI” is replaced with “equity”. (By

Coded Bias – Screening and Q&A


Virtual Screening of Coded Bias, followed by Q&A with the film’s director Shalini Kantayya NEoN is excited to present its first event to launch the start of this years programme and theme for 2021  – Under the theme, ‘Wired Women’ NEoN will invite female and nonbinary artists from across the world to investigate how we

Diversity Is Not The Enemy Of Quality


Diversity and equality, in a city as diverse as Dundee, are still surprisingly undeveloped in the creative industries sector . It is important that the institutions providing platforms for creative workers and artists in the city are able to acknowledge how our processes are still informed by historical injustices which consistently alienate key creative voices,

DJCAD Masters Show 2019 Review: Guided With Touch


How do I even start to determine the quality of a particular work of art? Versions of this question bounced around in my head as I made my way to this year’s Masters Show at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, which presented the work of graduates from a variety of MFA, MSc

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