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The opening of the exhibition at the MoA is now 8 of October.

The DAW is gearing up for a new edition in Seoul, South Korea. Combined forces from Singapore, Canada, and Seoul will bring a new team to the DAW for the events in 2014.

- Arthur Clay

DAW sends out "WindowZoos" Open Call

WindowZoos: Open Call

About WindowZoos

For the exhibition "Window Zoos", the DAW International is looking for a few additional artworks that use Augmented Reality and Geo Tagged images. The project "WindowZoos" is inspired by an image of a car driving down Singapore’s legendary Orchard Road with its windshield plastered with stickers of popular cartoon characters. In keeping with the idea of the car and the experience it provides those inside it, a concept was developed to transform Orchard Road into a virtual exhibition by overlaying the entire road with geo-tagged media common to game technologies and augmented reality systems. Like the car's windshield, participants' mobile device screens become windows onto the virtual world that is emerging around us, expanding our notion of what constitutes public space and how art can be exhibited. Whether traveling by vehicle or by foot, artworks will augment the "stop and go" journey down the road adding to the hustle and bustle of the people and the glare and flash of window displays and neon signs.

Submission Procedure

Thematically, the theme and content of the works is open. We particularly welcome works that are suited for presentation in Singapore. All artworks must be finished and submitted and peer reviewed by the appointed jury. Only the best-finished and publicly accessible work will be accepted and included in the show. All accepted works will be included on a comprehensive tour map of the works will be provided with QR Code keying so that visitors can easily select the works positioned along the segments of Orchard Road in Singapore.

Submission deadline: March 17, 2013 Application by Email attachments should not exceed 4 MB, image files in 300 dpi

Material to be submitted

Object Title, Public Layar URL (such as,, 128 x 128 pixel Icon Image, 100 to 200 word Project Description, Print-Ready Publicity Image, 100 Word Biography,

For inquire and additional information:

DAW Singapore.

The next edition of the DAW will take place in Singapore in 2013

Hosting the DAW

While we are already all excited about DAW plans for 2011 and 212, we would like to advance on the planning of the DAW conference and festival for the coming years and especially for 2013.

Don't hesitate to discuss any ideas with the DAW steering committee and let us know about anything that may help you make your decision and assemble your hosting proposal.

Please refer to the "Hosting DAW" page on the DAW website for additional information and submission forms.

Digital Art Weeks 2009/2010 took place in Xian, China in June/July of 2010.

Social Media Tagging for Digital Art Week's

For conference participants that are active on Twitter, Facebook, etc. please use the hashtag #daw10 to connect your postings to the Digital Art Weeks program. Search twitter now for mentions of #daw10 and connect with other DAW participants.

Digital Art Week's Exhihibtion "PlayTime wins prize in China in 2008

The PlayTime Exhibition consisted of an exhibtion of technology based projects that focused on creating public understanding in areas of computer science research, Outside of the five projects that were exhibted in the Pudong Expo, China Gates, a satillite based public artwork by Art Clay, was performed as part of the exhibition. The event provided a fertile ground for international networking on both the culutral, politcal and scientific levels and brought Swiss cultural and technology to China in a blend of culutral exchange in reagard to tradtion and innovation.

The exhibition was crowned with a prize for „Innovation in Science & Art“ awarded by Shanghai Association for Science and Technology.

Transdisciplinary Digital Art published by Springer

The book Transdisciplinary Digital Art, edited by Randy Adams, Steve Gibson, and Stefan Müller Arisona, has just been released as part of Springer's CCIS (Communications in Computer and Information Science) series. The book contains selected papers from Digital Art Weeks 06/07 and from Interactive Futures 06/07.

More information is found at the Springer site. The book is also available online at Springer Link.

«Digital Art Weeks 2007» - A Report

Andrew J. Jones

"The Digital Art Weeks (DAW), an annual event organized by the ETH Zurich, presented a variety of art, technology and the ideas that bridge both through workshops, symposiums, exhibitions, soundscapes and performances. A Finnisage held at the former power plant ewz- Selnau wrapped up the events. From 10-14 July 2007 the city of Zurich was transformed into what the DAW set out to create, “a meeting point between art and technology.”
→ Full article (Offsite, English)

«Digital Art Weeks 2007» - an der Schnittstelle zur Wissenschaft

Villö Huszai

"Während das Zürcher «Tweakfest» diesen Frühling die Medienkunst mit der (Kreativ-)Wirtschaft engführte, sind die vom Lehrstuhl Computersysteme der ETH Zürich organisierten «Digital Art Weeks» an der Schnittstelle der Medienkunst mit Natur- und Computerwissenschaften angesiedelt. Das Festival überzeugte in seiner vierten Ausgabe durch die Vielfalt der medienkünstlerischen Positionen und die Konsequenz, mit der Symposium, Ausstellungsorte und Abendveranstaltungen aufeinander bezogen waren"
→ Full article (Offsite, German)

HZ Journal Publishes Interview by Rachel Watts with Art Clay (Posted 2007-06-14)

Available online: → HZ Journal.

Preliminary Symposium and Festival Programme Published! (Posted 2007-05-16)

We are happy to announce the preliminary programmes for DAW07. Information will be updated and completed incrementally, so please visit the homepage on a regular basis!
→ Preliminary Symposium Schedule?
→ Preliminary Festival Schedule?

The DAW Steering Committee (Posted 2006-11-01)

We are happy to announce that the DAW Steering Committee is complete and thank all members for their participation.
→ Steering Committee Information

DAW07 Partnership with Artists in Labs Project (Posted 2006-10-15)

We are happy to announce a partnership with HGKZ's Artists in Labs project for 2007.
→ Artists In Labs Homepage

Virtual DJ Movie by Steve Gibson (Posted 2006-09-15)

Steve Gibson has edited a video recording from his Virtual DJ show to together with Corebounce. The movie is available offsite. Thanks Steve!
→ Steve Gibson's Video Gallery

The Digital Art Weeks Mailing List

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→ Mailing List Subscription.

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