For centuries, artists have incorporated new technologies into their practice, however digital technology has enabled new types of art-making that extend beyond traditional boundaries. This one-day course will survey contemporary new media art, and introduce participants to the ways in which digitization has transformed how artists create, the subject of art, and its display. The course is designed for those seeking an introduction into the concept of new media art, and those searching for a wider understanding of technology and art. The day will consist of informative lectures followed by a visit off-site to view new media art installations.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
• Become acquainted with new media art and the different types within the art world
• The influence of digital technology on artists, and how digitization can transform the creative process and enable new art forms
• The experience of interacting with new media art