Digital Media

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 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…

Work in progress- EP. 3: The Nostalgia Strikes Back

In this weeks episode of Work in progress, we talk everything lo-fi. We discuss some of our favourite lo-fi artists and songs, the general lo-fi aesthetic online and on digital platforms and what encompasses it, and even a tiny bit of the philosophy behind the lo-fi aesthetic. Music and artists discussed in the podcast (in order of appearance): Macintosh Plus – リサフランク420…

The Kaltura Experience

In the last months and the previous semester I have become acquainted with on-line classes. In this blog I want to share some of my experiences with this form of teaching. Most of the lessons are using the Kaltura software so that explains the name of this blog. At the moment it works fine but that took some time. In my first…

Digital Discussions Episode 1

Pilot Episode This the pilot episode of our podcast titled ‘Digital Discussions’, in which we discuss topics about the digital, humanities, and digital humanities. In this episode, Cosima introduces a discussion about the advantages and disadvantage of the digitilization of humanities. In future episodes, we’re going to rotate the role of host that introduces a topic and a discussion around it with…

How a non-existing person became part of Parliamentary elections in Lithuania

The Parliamentary elections in Lithuania are approaching and will be held on 11 October 2020. Oleg Šurajev, a comedian, YouTube content creator, decided to use these circumstances for a social experiment. Oleg Šurajev and his team from the 1k YouTube channel created a non-existing candidate and agitated for him, both on the streets and the internet. The physical image is of an…