digital art

Digital art is an artistic work or practice that uses digital technology as an essential part of the creative or presentation process. Since the 1970s, various names have been used to describe the process including computer art and multimedia art, and digital art is itself placed under the larger umbrella term new media art.

After some initial resistance, the impact of digital technology has transformed activities such as painting, drawing, sculpture and music/sound art, while new forms, such as net art, digital installation art, and virtual reality, have become recognized artistic practices. More generally the term digital artist is used to describe an artist who makes use of digital technologies in the production of art. In an expanded sense, "digital art" is a term applied to contemporary art that uses the methods of mass production or digital media.

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Embroidered tower

Those who did not miss a unique Christmas atmosphere under Trencin Castle experienced at Christmas the fair with craft and art products, fragrant mulled wine, delicious punch, various Slovak specialties in doporovode gigs project Embroidered tower. It was an unusual large-screen digital projection made by TRAKT - Lukas Matejka to Trencin dominant of the tower. The project viewers can see live on December 17, 2016. More reveals the following video and photos.

Magic

A unique interactive project shrouded facade in the courtyard of the town hall in Trnava light, sound and abstract motifs of Christmas. Project Magic made by LAB prepared Filip Kmeť (TRAKT). An interactive "magic" projection it can be controlled without contact by moving only in the hands or fingers.

Investment deposit

Between the wind and the hurricane between drought and flood, the headless risk and ordinary fear is an opportunity to gain favorable interest rate of 2.4% per annum and the opportunity to multiply it. Investment deposit of an expert on investment. Visual artists Lukas Matejka and Pavol Soukal of the civic association TRAKT together with young dancers Radoslav Piovarči participated in the realization of this exciting creative TV commercials, which resonated in the media. Project was known under the thumb of Czech Advertising maker Tomas Masin.

Festival of light and shadow

2nd year of the event Festival of light and shadow took place in Banská Bystrica and followed a positive feedback from the first year in 2015. In 2016 festival presented architectural and historical contexts from another perspective.

Festival of light Bratislava

The event Festival of light, Bratislava, 22nd-24th August 2016, is produced as a dialog between high-tech and science on the field of photonics and living in the public space, aimed to the residents and visitors. The main goal of the event Festival of light was to bring a platform where artists, scientists and general public can share their opinions on main theme “light”. There were lots of installations and performances inspired by physics of light, application of the newest inventions of light technologies and projections. The festival brought 20 projects to its visitors.

 

Dark Matter Spray

Two artist from TRAKT art group - Lukáš Matejka and Pavol Soukal - prepared an interactive project called Dark Matter Spray for DIG gallery in Košice. Dark Matter Spray is inspired by project Digital Graffiti. A software is using hybrid programming environment VVVV, which can connect and control digital actions with a real environment. A spray is using infrared technology and participant can create “digital dark matter” on the projection of the universe. The idea of Dark Matter Spray was initiated by college pedagogue Michal Murin.

 

Folklore graffiti

TRAKT LAB project “Folklore Graffiti” is taking tradition symbols and themes and apply them into a digital art. Part of the project was a projection of “Folklore Graffiti” on the Trenčín Synagogue, which attracts a lot of attention. Graffiti was conceived into public space primarily for the youths of Trenčín city and then for the general public on 20th and 21st of August.

Singing - Playing Plants

On 18. - 21. August the project “Hapto - Singing - Playing Plants” was introduced by its author Filip Kmeť from art group TRAKT on exhibition Agrokomplex 2016 Nitra. Plants got “alive” by human touch while playing prepared sounds, which brought smiles to a lot of faces. The project also connecting an audience with pleasure feelings - by touching a living grass by bare feet and by plants by hand. This creates an electrical impulse which allows participants to create a simple melody.

 

 

Intervencie

Intervencie event 2016 is sympozium with one goal: to work with a public space of town Trebišov in creative ways. It is a urban laboratory which should provide artists a space for free art aimed to an actual urban problems, relation between public and private space, etc. Main theme of 2016 was COMMUNICATION in a physical and an abstract view. 6 artists were participating: Michal Murin, well-known intermedia artist; Zora Varcholová and Hana Hutníková as a young generation artists; members of TRAKT group (Lukáš Matejka, Štefan Oliš a Pavol Soukal).

Creative lab - creative youth

Art has gone rampant in the heart of Slovakia. We are pleased to announce that our organisation - TRAKT - is participating in the V4 Creative Youth project. These days, all team members from Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia have met face to face for the first time in Banska Bystrica during five days long V4 Creative Lab activity. The stage is set, site-specific research has been succesful, performances are in production and we would love to see you at the Festival of Light and Shadow, September 30th – October 1st in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia.

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