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 

More Posts From The Category

How We Are Becoming A Biking Family

The weather is finally warming up and I was excited to take the boys for a bike ride. This was the first year I'd have…

The Best Apps For Family Fun

Without fail, it tends to be the apps of the day that lull-proof family events. Folks of all ages are often quickly…

Your Kids Are Going To Love The LEGO® Imagine Nation T…

As parents we’ve known one thing to be true—everything is awesome, especially when you’re part of a team! This…

Why Counselling Made My Marriage Better Than Ever

Before I was married I thought that couples counselling was for marriages on the brink of divorce. In television and…