Art and Technology / Projecting from the Past to the Future
Date: 22 April (Tue) 18:00 - 20:00
Venue: Tokyo Opera City, B1 Recital Hall
Will technology bring evolution to art ? Or will it bring nothing
but new design?
In each historical period, art as well as technology is transformed
through the needs and drives of society. Media art has continually
raced to the unexplored frontier of art by affirmatively taking up
the latest technology of its time.
But is it impossible for familiar technology to become a futuristic
tool of expression? Or on the contrary, can't we imagine that the
latest technology would express nostalgic landscapes?
Media technology from computers to electronic networks is certainly
reducing the distance between the real world and art. At a time when
our eyes are just getting used to these media, we will reconsider
the relation that has occurred until now between art and technology
from a new perspective attempting to conceptualize the future of media