The text-to-art program DALL-E 2 generates images from brief descriptions. But what does it mean to make art when an algorithm automates so much of the creative process itself?
Users can place one pixel every five minutes: it’s collaboration at its best, destructive chaos at its worst.
The digital collectors items have become a multi-billion dollar industry in a matter of months.
Where some see a bubble waiting to burst, others see a reinvention of the way we handle ownership of assets.
NFTs are made the same way as crypto coins, but where every crypto coin is like every other, each NFT is a unique digital item – from images to sound files to text.
If you look at the reasons people buy art, almost none of them have to do with the physical work.
To quote the artist: ‘bruh… this crypto space seems super interesting though and i see a ton of potential to do some weird shit nobody has done yet.’
In a year of lockdowns, The Impossible Project gives life to shows that never reached the stage. More than 150 events are listed on this online archive, and sadly, more are likely to come.
Digital artwork has helped campaigns such as the #ClimateStrikeOnline thrive on social media. Through three examples, I explore why digital arts can sustain political engagement amid the pandemic.
Human existence is now permeated by computer language. Digital artists combine human and computer codes to create digital poetry.
Museums are experimenting with 3D printed replicas of artefacts – meaning that the public can get closer to cultural heritage than ever.
More innovative teaching and learning is needed to disrupt the current techno talk about the fourth industrial revolution.
Activist art makes clear that the border dynamic is a lot more complex than Trumps’s ‘them/us’ rhetoric.
The term “meme” was coined in 1976. Today, these cultural artefacts have gone viral, and are redrawing the boundaries of acceptable political discourse.
We don’t just hold our phones, we cradle them – and make films like this one with them.
The greatest tool of artists is their imagination but throw in a computer and things never imagined become possible.
From education to sport to sex, virtual reality has dozens of applications, and we’re only just scratching the surface of its potential today.
Memory has become prosthetic – outsourced to the internet. But remembering, not forgetting, is the enemy of creative reinvention.
Time travelling back into internet art of the past, the contrast between today’s paranoia and banality and the early optimism that initially greeted it is striking.
That traditional monolith of culture, the museum, has begun to embrace the digital world. As a series of projects reveal, the possibilities are endless.