Matter verses Spirit Form verses Space
Photograph by Gordon McClymont
|Artists' have historically been amongst those at the fore front of the exploration of new technologies. Since the 1940's visual artists have used the computer as a tool to perform more quickly the mundane task of making something visible.
Today's art world is troubled yet resilient, something like the society it reflects. We have moved into a situation where wealth is the only agreed upon arbiter of value.
Capitalism has overtaken contemporary art, qualifying and reducing it to the status of a commodity. Ours is a system adrift in mortgaged goods and obsessed with accumulation, where the spectacle of art has been geared to journalistic hyperbole.
In my interpretation I concluded that this meant urban people.
I set out to explore and develop the aesthetic possibilities of digital practises and media, where conclusions are not necessarly reached