Sony World Photography Awards

Following Liberate Tate’s annual protest, the debate around corporate sponsors in the arts has been in the news again.  Their activism is channelled towards BP, but the role of the Tate in their campaigning is just as important; the idea of ‘liberating’ the gallery forcing broader questions about sponsorship.  Should the art world ask more questions about where it gets its money from?  If so, whose money is acceptable?

School of Digit - China

 It all started during lunch one day. I was happily eating my homemade food while David, a good friend and colleague of mine, was staring at it and paused for a long time. Finally, it started, “Jing, is it true that in China…?”Hahahahaha!…

Love Is All You Need

Today, a debate emerged in my inbox.I’d sent round a video to the whole office I’d found referenced in an article in the Evening Standard by Gavanndra Hodge. Its genuinely rare that something I read in one of London’s numerous free…

Digit's 2013 Techolutions

 So we had a bit of a whip round in the Digit studio for New Year's Techolutions and some interesting themes arose in the responses. It seems that the traditional aspirations towards weight loss and self-improvement map onto our digital lives. On the…

Endless forms most wonderful

 "I want to have a feeling; I need to send a tweet". Well, when you put it that way (and the panellists at last week's Future Laboratory event on digital addiction did) then the Internet really does start to seem like a scary place where weird things…

Entering the ad world

 By Sorcha Finucane, who is currently interning here at Digit. So…..entering the Ad World has been tough, but everything I have learnt in the process has been invaluable. In September I was cursing the fact I didn’t apply to graduate schemes…

Happy 30th Channel 4!

The past few weeks have already engendered a huge amount of head-scratching and hand-wringing over what we expect from a public service broadcaster in this country. Over and above informing and entertaining us, it transpires that we hold its moral and…

Studio visit: Pop artist & cultural schizophrenic Ketna Patel

 Having just returned from a trip to Singapore, I can say hands down, one of the most memorable moments had to be stepping inside Pop artist Ketna Patel's home studio. Half home and half workspace, the unassuming building down a residential road is home…

Say FRIEZE

 The Frieze art fair takes place every year in Autumnal London over four days in October. Visiting Frieze is always a great day out, full of visual stimuli and inspiration. It is nevertheless accompanied by a fear that you might walk past or miss a piece…

City Peaks featured in Metro

 Our self-initiated R&D project got a lovely shout out in today's Metro. Citing the post-Olympic exercise slump and the pre-Winter blues, the article points to our City Peaks game as a great way for office-bound Londoners to stay active. City Peaks…