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ART AND REVOLUTION/ART AND POLITICS : THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION

Contemporary artists all over the world are currently engaging with politics.
But there are precedents where artists reflected and defined the cultural language for some of history’s great turning points. This course looks at the art, music, and literature that evolved from several major revolutions and the responses to them.


As technology improved and proliferated and the internet became part of our lives in the mid-90s, a new revolution was engendered. This age of information, or the digital era, enabled artists to use new techniques such as photoshop, computer-animation and new materials. As well as facilitating the dissemination of information, the internet enabled artists to produce works more democratically and created new interfaces with the viewer. This session explores the impact of the digital on the work of artists such as Eva and Franco Mattes (cyberspace), David Hockney (ipad), Thomas Gursky (manipulated photography).


Speaker(s):

Dr Marie-Anne Mancio | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

17 June 2014 at 10:45 am

Duration:

Half Day

 

Venue:

The University Women's Club
2 Audley Square
London
W1K 1DB


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Tickets:

£44

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