In this age of computer literacy, with esoteric knowledge only a click away, it would be easy to assume most people know exactly what new media arts are.Thursday, 13 November, 2008, 12:00am
Now in its 12th year, the Microwave International New Media Arts Festival has once again brought a new selection of mind-blowing exhibitions, workshops, performances and artefacts to Hong Kong.
Artists, scientists, computer scientists, designers and engineers have come together to examine how biotechnology affects human life.12 Nov 2008 - 12:00am
Microwave's media arts show features interactive LED installations by local artist Teddy Lo (below) and London-based collective UnitedVisualArtists (UVA). Daily, 11am-11pm (closed 8pm-8.30pm), Avenue of Stars and the outdoor area of HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST. Inquiries: www.microwavefest.net/aglowglow. Ends Apr 20.13 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
New media artist Teddy Lo Yeung-man thinks Hong Kong's evening skyline looks good, but something is lacking. 'None of the buildings project any information about the city,' says the 33-year-old, adding that they could do with some lighting design that goes beyond mere aesthetics.8 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
Artists from around the world present digital works, performances and videos that explore light and sound, including Beijing's electronic duo FM3 (above), the US Graffiti Research Lab and local Web designer Henry Chu. Also features seminars, artists' talks and workshops. Various venues and times. Inquiries: www.microwavefest.net. Ends Nov 1811 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
In one of the most brightly lit, noisy cities in the world, the two main themes of this year's Microwave International New Media Arts Festival - the art of light and sound - might just whoosh over our heads.8 Nov 2007 - 12:00am