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Digital Discussions Episode 10

Episode 10: Creative Bondage in Digital Phenomena This the tenth episode of our podcast titled ‘Digital Discussions’, in which we discuss topics about the digital, humanities, and digital humanities. As the host of this episode, Emma introduces a discussion about differences between ‘classical’ and digital in art, artspaces, artistic approval and artistic standards. How does art and it’s creation develop in the…

Digital Art: Expression Beyond Capability

“Digital design is like painting, except the paint never dries…” – Neville Brody Last weekend I had the amazing opportunity to visit NXT Museum in Amsterdam, a first of its kind concept museum dedicated entirely to digital media art. What I walked away with was a broadening of my artistic horizons like I’ve never experienced before.  Digital Art is a very fluid…

Digital Discussions Episode 9

Episode 9: Anime Culture and its International Influence This the ninth episode of our podcast titled ‘Digital Discussions’, in which we discuss topics about the digital, humanities, and digital humanities. As the host of this episode, Gijs presents four closely related topics about anime and Japanese culture, their influence and history in different parts of the world, idol culture and its flaws…

Digital Communities: A Pandemic Era Lifeline

In April of this year, Nintendo unveiled Animal Crossing: New Horizons for its highly popular Switch console. A revamped version of its series, Animal Crossing can be best described as a “social simulation game” that revolves around a players character interacting with the digital environment, constructing the island they inhabit, making friends, visiting others and typically being an engaged member of a…