:: Organizations ::
This is one of our favorite sites. They find
the best radical art intersections
between culture, design and technology. Totally fun. And they
have new content all the time.
Excellent site and a great organization. They
showcase emerging art, events, and background info on exceptional
artists. "Rhizome is dedicated to the creation, presentation,
preservation, and critique of emerging artistic practices that
engage technology. "
A great worldwide organization showcasing emerging
art with meetings and events. They have a San Francisco chapter.
As they put it, "People doing strange things with electricity".
An annual event of 50,000 people focusing on
free expression, art, fire, and technology. It's the larget art
show on earth, and much of it relies on high technology to make it happen. It's an
This non-profit organization originated from
people who were inspired by Burningman. They fund large public art projects,
and host events (such as the Fire Arts Expo, etc.) but primarily sponsor
installations that are interactive and community-based.
Turbulence has commissioned over 150 works ($600,000)
in the last 12 years and has exhibited and promoted artists' work through
its Artists Studios, Guest Curator, and Spotlight sections. Turbulence
commissions, exhibits, and archives new emerging hybrid networked art
forms. They are an impressive organization.
Great organization. A network for artists who
either use or are inspired by science and technology
Great site. Eyebeam is an art and technology
center providing tools for digital research and experimentation.
SIGGRAPH (Special Interest Group on Computer
Graphics) is the premier organization of computer graphics and animation.
They host a great yearly conference in August, yet have monthly hi-tech meetings all over the US.
Ylem is a San Francisco group that focuses on
artists using science and technology. They have a list of artists with
their links of art.
They create humorous and provocative biotech
art. We love what they do.
They have international links of artists, events,
organizations, and e-zines related to the electronic arts.
This was the class web site on science and art
for a course Lynda Williams taught at the San Francisco Art Institute
ArtsLab is a Leonardo/ISAST project supported
by a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation. They have some great links
and resources from high profile art activists.
Stephen Wilson is a professor of Art at San Francisco
State University. He has compiled a massive list of links related
to all aspects of art and technology. This is a great - and massive
:: Foundations ::
First rate San Francisco organization that helps
organizations receive grant money. They have books, seminars,
an open library, and your local library may also have direct access
GIA is an organization that serves grant makers.
They focus on who gives money to who (in the arts) .
Site of the (U.S.) National Endowment of the
Arts.It's OK, but more really big projects.
"Provides the opportunity, leadership and tools
needed by philanthropic organizations to expand, enhance and sustain
their ability to advance the common good."
He founded Softimage (a major 3D animation program
and company) and with his money he created this excellent organization
supporting technology and the arts. It's a great looking site, too!
Check out the amazing art projects he funded. Yet, funding, for now,
Artadia's mission is to encourage innovative
practice and dialogue across the United States by providing visual artists
in specific communities.
They fund artists.
Intellectual site co-created by Stephen Jay Gould,
focusing on the lifework of the French-American artist, Marcel Duchamp
:: Annual Events ::
An annual week-long event in late August with 50,000 people
who meet in the desert near Reno, Nevada, to participate in free
expression, art, fire, and technology. An amazing event.
In Linz, Austria. Focuses on art, technology,
and society. They also hold various competitions
The premier worldwide organization focusing on
computer graphics and animation. They have an annual conference in August
demonstrating new technologies, and includes courses and a theater of
the best computer animation of the year.
International Conference on Computer Graphics
and Interactive Techniques in Australasia and Southeast Asia.