digiplayspace_kids.JPGSome of the world’s most well-known interactive new media artists have come together to create one the most innovative and exciting play spaces…EVER. For two weeks only, the TIFF Bell Lightbox is the technology playground for all ages complimenting the TIFF Kid’s International Film Festival. (April 10-22).

Kids and families are invited to discover the digiPlaySpace and the incredible technology through art installations, educational games, hands-on film and media production activities. The digiPlaySpace is designed to encourage kids of all ages to stretch their creativity beyond imagination!
From magic mirrors to race cars to 3D printers there is LOTS to get your hands-on! Here’s a sampling…
The Funky Forest – use your body to create trees, then divert the water to keep the forest alive! Created by artists Theordore Watson and Emily Gobeille. This exhibit was first installed at the Cinekid Festival in Amsterdam and hasl also been installed at the Singapore Art Museum and Moomah in New York.
Sing and Paint - records and distorts your voice, and through the paintbrush will take your recordings and synch it with your brush strokes (virtual paint). Created by internationally acclaimed designers Aesthetec Studio.
Room Racers – a virtual car race using digitally produced cars that can sense “real” objects on a race track made with everyday items.  to in collaboration with award winning new media artist LievanVan Velthoven.
The presenting sponsor of digiPlaySpace is VINCI Genius, a new category of mobile, touch screen-based early learning systems. www.vincigenius.com
digiPlaySpace and the TIFF Kid’s International Film Festival is at the TIFF Bell Lightbox at 350 King Street West, Toronto.
For more information on the digiPlaySpace, schedule of film screenings and tickets are available online through www.tiff.net/digiplayspace 

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