JUNE: Digital Graffiti

Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach Best of Show 2011

Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach

June 6-7, 2014

Digital Graffiti is the world’s first projection art festival. It’s also quite possibly the coolest thing you’ve ever seen.

Basically, you start with the iconic white walls of an entire town, Alys Beach. Okay, so it’s an entire town-in-progress, but it’s an entire town nonetheless. You then invite digital and video artists from around the globe to submit extraordinary, surreal, algorithmic, kaleidoscopic, and moving works of art.

Then, you turn out all the lights and wait for darkness.

Lights on.

The result is a stunning larger-than-life explosion of colors and compelling visuals, projected 2 and 3 stories tall onto the white homes and businesses of an entire beach resort community.

Our town literally becomes the world’s largest blank canvas,” said Kelli Siler, Alys Beach’s Events Coordinator.

Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach

Photo: Elizabeth Laird Photography

Each year’s festival attracts digital artists, filmmakers, musicians, interactive designers, photographers, VJs, producers, celebrities, agency executives and fans of art, technology and architecture. Thousands of dollars in cash prizes are awarded to artists, with digital submissions being received from as far away as Israel, Austria, Canada, Germany, London, India, France, Italy and China.

The jaw-dropping evening culminates in a truly collision of sight and sound at Caliza (which is also host to the Noche de los Muertos Halloween costume party every October).

Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach is one of 30A‘s most spectacular events. Visit the official Digital Graffiti website for more information about this year’s festival, and be sure to download the free 30A iPhone or 30A Android app before you go next year! Those free mobile apps serve as the official mobile guide to each year’s event.

30A.com and SouthWalton.com are proud sponsors of Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach.

More 30A Features:

Flood Marks a New Chapter for Local Family

Flood Marks a New Chapter for Local Family

For eight years, our family of six lived in a 1970's ranch-style home, perched on Choctawhatchee Bay just a few miles north of Florida's famous Scenic Highway... more

30A is Now Hiring!

30A is Now Hiring!

30A seeks sales professionals for 2 new retail locations that will open in March. We're seeking Full-Time Retail Managers, Part-Time Sales Associates, and a Delivery... more

JOB FAIR: Looking For Service Industry Professionals - Feb 2 & 9

JOB FAIR: Looking For Service Industry Professionals - Feb 2 & 9

Alys Beach is seeking experienced hospitality industry professionals to fill food and beverage and housekeeping positions. On Monday, February 2, and Monday, February 9, Alys... more

No thumbnail available

30A Radio: YOLO Board's Jeff Archer and Kelsey Anna's New Album

This week on 30A Radio’s Dawn Patrol, YOLO Board owner Jeff Archer talks about their 2015 line and local musician Kelsey Anna debuts some... more

Coming Soon: Sunset Bay Cafe at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

Coming Soon: Sunset Bay Cafe at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

Sunset Bay Cafe, a new restaurant offering breakfast and lunch, will open in late February at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. The restaurant has a... more

The Porch: A Locals' Hidden Gem

The Porch: A Locals' Hidden Gem

Looking for a new waterside watering hole or casual dining spot? Check out The Porch, a new bar tucked in next to Old Florida... more

Comment about JUNE: Digital Graffiti:

Leave a Reply