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DIGITAL ARTIST OF THE DAY: Rhian Cooke

As #leedsdigi18 comes to an end, so do our daily posts featuring the greatest digital artists on the scene. Last (but definitely not least) Milly Ziethen introduces Rhian Cooke.

DIGITAL ARTIST OF THE DAY: Melanie Menard

In her work Menard highlights and questions the tensions between the individual and the place and circumstances they inhabit, and the human mind in conflict with itself. Menard discusses her work with Milly Ziethen.

DIGITAL ARTIST OF THE DAY: Thomas Lisle

From detuning TVs and abstracting their images to using 3D animation, Thomas Lisle is especially interested in abstract programmable paint strokes, 3D virtual simulations and character animation. The Leeds-based artist discusses his work and its influences from psychology.

DIGITAL ARTIST OF THE DAY: Hondartza Fraga

Award-winning digital artist, Hondartza Fraga, discusses her work for Curatorspace's Digital Art Exhibition as part of Leeds Digital Festival, and describes her fascination for extreme environments.

DIGITAL ARTIST OF THE DAY: Victoria Lucas

Hitchcock, the male gaze and an infamous staircase - world-renowned artist Victoria Lucas discusses her work, 'The Hitchcock Staircase'.

DIGITAL ARTIST OF THE DAY: Chen Wang

Chinese-born Chen Wang describes the gender, politics and sexuality at the core of her work and discovering her identity in the embrace of New York City.

DIGITAL ARTIST OF THE DAY: Evgeniya Martirosyan

Samaran-born philosopher-come-artist Evgeniya Martirosyan, discusses her art, growing up in the USSR, and her sudden decision to upturn her life and move to Ireland.

DIGITAL ARTIST OF THE DAY: Irini Folerou

'Being a creative is not a job or an occupation. It is a way to feel the world, to be, and to exist in it.' Visual artist, Irini Folerou, discusses her work, philosophical concerns and why her superpower would be invisibility.

DIGITAL ARTIST OF THE DAY: Sid & Jim

Sid and Jim is the story of two friends - Sid Smith and Jim Bicknell-Knight - who bonded in their first year of art school and have been inseparable ever since, connected by their twin passion for art, creating and curating digital projects that focus on storytelling, authorship and issues of value, including how artists are perceived within popular culture

Java4Women: An international perspective

Sweden's Java4Women training programme saw 95% of its attendees go from unemployment to tech jobs within 6 months of its completion. Could we replicate the programme in the UK? Are female-only programmes and diversity quotas devaluing women's contributions to their roles? Our panel of speakers from Java4Women, Lloyds Bank, Panintelligence, Sky Betting & Gaming, Virtual Pair Programmers discuss.

LEFT TO THEIR OWN DEVICES? Keeping Children Safe Online

Should children be sheltered from the online world? Or is navigating a dangerous world a rite of passage? Kyle Harris attends Trinity McQueen's Policing the Digital Playground to find out about the dangers faced by children online, and discover solutions on how parents should operate in an internet environment.