When artists use new technologies as their materials, a number of things happen: 1. They discover ways to extend the expressive and communicative range of tools, devices and systems 2. By making connections that are neither necessarily utilitarian nor profitable, they explore potential for diverse human interest and experience 3. They do the cognitive work […]

Flong Blog + News » New Media Artworks: Prequels to Everyday Life

Flong Blog + News » New Media Artworks: Prequels to Everyday Life Well, earlier this month, I experienced yet another day of cognitive dissonance in which I struggled to justify the value of new-media arts research to an audience of Silicon Valley businesspeople;while simultaneously, Some new-media artist friends of mine discovered that their work had been ‘appropriated’ by a […]