15th Annual Digital Graffiti 2022 art festival scheduled for May

ALYS Beach — On the heels of the 2022 30A Wine Festival, The Alys Foundation is in full gear for the 15th annual Digital Graffiti Festival at Alys Beach front on Could 13-14.

Artists around the earth are invited to submit original performs of digital art to be showcased in the juried festival. The Alys Foundation has donated far more than $200,000 in awards and artist stipends for the earlier 14 decades, all to even more electronic operate in the public realm.

Digital artists around the world are invited to compete in the juried Digital Graffiti Festival on May 13-14 in Alys Beach.

The Scenic 30A local community of Alys Seaside provides the ecosystem for the Digital Graffiti festival — an open up-air, organic gallery for the projections staged from the its elegant white partitions.

With the white masonry architecture as a massive-scale blank canvas for artists to take a look at the visual intersection of artwork and architecture, the evening competition illuminates the city with the most recent in structure, animation and projection technologies two glowing evenings of innovation and inspiration, with artists exhibiting functions of projection mapping, generative artwork, experimental small films and animation, as perfectly as sound, motion and mild-responsive installations.

One of the artists who achieved Special Recognition in the Digital Graffiti 2021 competition was Jonathan McCabe, whose work was "ADHD_mix_down_02_plus_ADHD_soundtrack."

With new curator John Colette at the helm for the 15th year of the competition, Electronic Graffiti welcomes the point of view of the Savannah University of Artwork and Layout (SCAD) motion media design professor and 7-yr veteran participant. 

Colette sights the pageant as an possibility for the audience to have interaction with art outdoors of the regular gallery place in a presentation that “makes the art considerably a lot more of a dwelling experience,” allowing for the audience to “get deeper into the work” exterior of the confines structured by “what we assume we must do in that (gallery) surroundings.”

His hope is that the festival presents the audience a “cue for the imagination,” an possibility to step into a living, breathing town and permit the interaction among the artwork and the environment, and the affect of the audience’s possess enter and bodily influence on the art projections, to improve their total perspective and to improve the way they see the globe.

"Like a breath but a breath," by Karen Brummund was a Special Recognition winner in the Digital Graffiti 2021 competition.

The engagement involving the art, architecture and audience is transformative, creating an immersive and interactive artwork projection expertise that is entirely one of a kind to the Digital Graffiti festival, named as a single of the major “24 Unconventional Art Locations All-around the World” by National Geographic.

The audience moves all through the competition footprint, by means of the streets and pedestrian paths, pocket parks and amenity areas to engage with the art within the context of the town’s urbanism, within just the shared community experience and inside a competition setting of food, drink, and songs. Digital Graffiti in Alys Seaside is an authentically special artwork knowledge.

The Curator's Choice winner of the Digital Graffiti 2021 competition was "THERMON-TON" by Tatsura Arai.

For a lot more details about the festival, please visit digitalgraffiti.com. Be guaranteed to comply with Digital Graffiti on Facebook and/or Instagram for up-to-date details.

The Alys Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation proven to support the lengthy-expression local community values of the city. Resources can be used to finance local community, environmental, cultural and instructional programs at Alys Seashore as well as to aid other nonprofit companies in the larger neighborhood.

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