Monday, July 4, 2011

Technology meets art: Why we’ll bin easels for pixels

Metro (UK) - A new wave of British artists is swapping paints and brushes for computer mice and light pens to use digital technology as a creative medium.

Emerging talents such as UnitedVisualArtists, Troika and Random International are among the driving forces behind creations including kinetic sculptures, interactive lighting installations and data visuals.

New technology becoming more readily available, cheaper hardware and easy-to-use software are boosting the movement that has already been used by big-name music acts for stunning stage visuals and iconic art installations at new buildings such as Heathrow’s Terminal 5.  Read more.

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