The Digital Arts Lab is a research group established in 2016 on the Clonmel campus of Limerick Institute of Technology and is part of the ACADEMY Research Centre. The group exists to pursue research, scholarship, professional activity and consultancy within the Digital Arts discipline. The group seeks to explore the intersection of art and technology and its relationship with broader society, particularly within the areas of Digital Animation, Game Art & Design, Creative Media & Design and Visual Effects.
Current Digital Arts Lab projects.
4HCREAT is a INTERREG Atlantic Area project focused on strengthening the innovative capacity of the Creative and Cultural Industries (CCIs) through the application of the Quadruple Helix framework. The project in particularly focused on Generation Z, and the use of digital media, as co-creators in the innovation process.
SuirV is a Sports Ireland Innovation for Sports Inclusion funded project based in the BuzzQuarter within the LIT Questum Acceleration Centre in Clonmel. The project is seeking to increase participation in canoeing through the development and application of a bespoke Virtual Reality experience.
The Digital Arts Lab currently has six MA research students under its supervision, two of which are in the process of transferring to a PhD in Research.