This weekend ArtEngine & Impact Hub Ottawa host a forum on how planning our cities and our communities is impacted by digital technology.Continue reading
Ice cream or traffic ticket, it’s never fun to get pulled over by the police – especially if you’re black.
This article, The Digital Afterlife of Lost Family Photos, is a thoughtful reflection on how something as seemingly benign as an old polaroid separated from its owner can create an ethical entanglement when an art project includes digitized images of people uploaded in social sharing platforms. Continue reading
(IMAGE: Quartz Africa)
In the satirical Instagram account for Savior Barbie, Barbie is in Africa running an NGO that provides drinking water to locals. “Harnessing broken white hearts to provide water to those in Africa, one tear at a time,” the tagline for her organization reads. The account, started a month ago by two 20-something white women who have worked in East Africa, now has over 18,000 followers.
5 Reasons Why Artists Fail with Social Media (And How to Succeed) – this is a digestible article on how artists can use social media published over on Artwork Archive. The idea of wading out into the sea of social media can be daunting but it doesn’t have to be. Start small and apply K.I.S.S (keep it simple sweetheart ;)). Continue reading