INTRO TO INTRO

?WHAT IS DIGITAL ART?

dig·i·tal

Pronunciation: \ˈdi-jə-təl\
Function: adjective
Etymology: Latin digitalis
Date: circa 1656

1 : of or relating to the fingers or toes <digital dexterity>
2 : done with a finger <a digital rectal examination>
3 : of, relating to, or using calculation by numerical methods or by discrete units
4 : of, relating to, or being data in the form of especially binary digits <digital images> <a digital readout>; especially : of, relating to, or employing digital communications signals <a digital broadcast> — compare analog 2
5 : providing a readout in numerical digits <a digital voltmeter>
6 : relating to an audio recording method in which sound waves are represented digitally (as on magnetic tape) so that in the recording wow and flutter are eliminated and background noise is reduced
7 : electronic <digital devices>; also : characterized by electronic and especially computerized technology <the digital age>

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2art

Pronunciation: \ˈärt\
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin art-, ars — more at arm
Date: 13th century

1 : skill acquired by experience, study, or observation <the art of making friends>
2 a : a branch of learning: (1) : one of the humanities (2) plural : liberal arts b archaic : learning, scholarship
3 : an occupation requiring knowledge or skill <the art of organ building>
4 a : the conscious use of skill and creative imagination especially in the production of aesthetic objects; also : works so produced b (1) : fine arts (2) : one of the fine arts (3) : a graphic art
5 a archaic : a skillful plan b : the quality or state of being artful
6 : decorative or illustrative elements in printed matter

NEW MEDIA

HISTORY

Eadward muybridge

sony porta pak

macintosh 128k

the internet

art <HEARTS> technology

technology progresses art

TRADITIONAL gets an upgrade

sculpture:

•nam june paik_ tv buddha_1974

printmaking:

•cory arcangel_col0r spectrum prints

painting:

•jeremy blake_century 21

collage:

•black dice_kokomo

EXPANDING on the canon

game art:

• joshua fishburn_gaming the network poetic

interactive:

• Daniel Rozin_wooden mirrors

net art:

•rafael rozendaal_hybrid moment

http://www.hybridmoment.com/

•anthony glenn_ra ra ah ah ah roma roma…

http://raraahahahromaromamagagaoohlala.com/

software art:

• joshua davis_generative art iphone app

sound art:

•dj spooky


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