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Creativity, Technology, Food: Nothing Sacred in the Arts Anymore

A round-up of some recent happy marriages of hot technologies, old arts and imaginations, creating new art forms beyond known boundaries. As the old certainties melt away that visual and performance arts are clearly in their own defined categories, and technology is something that needn’t trouble pure artists, it’s timely to have a look at some recent developments that confirm how far modern arts not only feed off each other, but feed off themselves. These are exciting times in the arts world with technology so rapid, so inventive and challenging. Just as good art should be, in whatever format it is dreamed up. The Media as Performance Art Writing in The Daily Telegraph, September 2011, Dominic Cavendish described how he, a journalist/theatre critic, was asked to write one of six plays based on voicemails … Read entire article »

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