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  • Art Digitalization: 3D Exhibition by ITMO University and the Center of Mikhail Shemyakin

    Students from ITMO University, in collaboration with the Center of Mikhail Shemyakin, created and launched a large-scale interactive 3D display titled Mikhail Shemyakin: Self-Portraits celebrating the works of artist and sculptor Mikhail Shemyakin, with an emphasis on his rare self-portraits.


  • ASTA: Russia’s First Award for Young Science Artists Unveils Longlist

    The ASTA award for young science artists has just announced its longlist, which includes 54 projects. In total, the jury received more than 170 submissions from students and graduates of the country’s leading universities. 


  • Сollaboration or Competition: How Will the Rise of AI Impact Digital Art?

    Nowadays, artists have access to vast sets of new tools. They can construct entire buildings in the metaverse, create NFTs, and generate content with neural networks. But can AI create true art and achieve acclaim and recognition? Will digital tools supplant the work of a human, or will they remain just a source of assistance? And if you want to become a digital artist, where could you study? A discussion on the present state and future prospects of digital art was held at the second Congress of Young Scientists, taking place in Sochi on December 1-3. For the highlights, see below.


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: August 27-28, 2022

    Round out the last weekend of summer ‘22 by enjoying St. Pete’s street art scene, immersing yourself in breathtaking venues and performances, and indulging in some other late-summer fun activities. Let’s do it up right together!


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: June 18-19, 2022

    Make the most out of the upcoming weekend with our traditional digest – packed with calming photography, hip art spaces, and save-the-date events.


  • $3,000 for a Special Kid’s Drawing: How ITMO Student Uses NFT Auctions for Charity

    In the summer of 2021, Daniil Zuyev, a student at ITMO’s Computer Technologies in Design Bachelor’s program, created the Osobenny Mir (A Special World) project based on the drawings created by children from the Yom-Yom inclusive center. A charity project by design, Osobenny Mir donates half of its revenue from NFT auctions to the center. However, unexpectedly, it also opened the world of contemporary art to Daniil – selected works were showcased at a virtual exhibition at the Hermitage and the Disartive Art & Tech Fair in Nizhny Novgorod, and one of the drawings was purchased for 230,000 rubles (about $3,000). In this article, Daniil tells us how he decided to combine NFT and charity and what it feels like to suddenly become a contemporary artist. 


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: November 27-28, 2021

    Get your cultural fix at museums or let your digital self explore contemporary art? What about a celebration of all things handmade? And, of course, a bit of pre-holiday vibes to keep you going? Here are some ideas for a fun-filled weekend.


  • Digital Art and Opera: Winners of Digital OPERA Performance on Contests’ Benefits and Media Content Trends

    In October, ITMO University team won the Digital OPERA Performance contest for media artists and multimedia directors. ITMO.NEWS met with the team members – Nadezhda Kumakova and Anastasia Laushkina – to learn more about the contest, their experience in creating media content and bringing their ideas to life.


  • VR and the Future of Digital Art: The Fourth International Animation Assembly in St. Petersburg

    In late October, the St. Petersburg Stieglitz State Academy of Art and Design hosted the Fourth International Animation Assembly. One of this year’s main topics of roundtable discussions, lectures and workshops was the use of digital technologies. ITMO University showcased virtual reality tech in a special demo area at the event. ITMO.NEWS learned how students create thesis projects at the intersection of art and science, and put down the highlights from a lecture by digital artist Rinat Khabirov.


  • Dissolving Borders: teamLab’s Founder on Digital Art

    In most cases, classical visual art only lets us observe something: a ballet, a performance, or an image on canvas. Digital art, however, dissolves such borders and actively interacts with the viewers: the elements of the art object can behave differently depending on their actions. Daisuke Sakai - engineer, programmer, and founder of the teamLab creative interdisciplinary project, expanded on the nature of digital art in a lecture that was part of the Lakhta View educational project; ITMO.NEWS put down the keynote concepts of his presentation.