The Serious Relationship of Art and Technology – Widewalls Magazine [25/7/2017]Γιάννης Κουκουλάς
Both art and technology define and continue to reshape the world we live in. Re-imagining what we know as real or as a solid ground pushes our opinions and understandings of nature to the limits. And with new inventions and experiments, both the mind and the body, the language, and the world itself seems to be making room for a different sphere and fresh rules. Governed by the new aesthetics, the virtual, the scientific and the logic that is beyond belief, technology in art challenges our perceptions and that is what creativity and science are all about. If we are to understand that creative production reflects the period of time we are all in, how are we to grasp the growing number of young contemporary authors that base their practice on the presentation of immaterial and ephemeral things?