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Digital Revolution at The Barbican

exhibitions, technology

Digital Revolution at The Barbican: 3 July – 14 Sept, Barbican Centre, London. Discover the rise of digital creativity across the arts in this immersive exhibition.

Interact with a three-dimensional laser light field, pet robotic snakes and see the future of wearable tech. Contribute to new commissions or go back in time to play classic video games and check out vintage music hardware. Artists, film-makers, designers, musicians and game developers, all pushing their fields using digital media, unite for the first time in Digital Revolution.

This immersive and interactive exhibition brings together for the first time a range of artists, filmmakers, architects, designers, musicians and game developers, all pushing the boundaries of their fields using digital media. It also looks at the dynamic developments in the areas of creative coding and DIY culture and the exciting creative possibilities offered by augmented reality, artificial intelligence, wearable technologies and 3-D printing.

Contribute to new commissions including Google’s DevArt, an installation by global music artist and entrepreneur will.i.am, Yuri Suzuki, Pasha Shapiro and Ernst Weber and works by artists Umbrellium, Universal Everything, Minimaforms (Theodore and Stephen Spyropoulos) and Susan Kare (Mac Paint designer). Experience Oscar-winning visual effects behind Christopher Nolan’s Inception and Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity, or go back in time to play classic videogames like Pacman and Space Invaders.

This event is now closed.