A strong relationship between the arts and politics, particularly between various kinds of art and power, occurs across historical epochs and cultures.

Political art can be described as art works with overtly political subjects or messages made to express criticism of the existing state of affairs, whether it’s local, national, or international topics.

What is Fungibility? NFTs, Slavery and Mushrooms.

Unpicking the lexicon of NFTs reminds us how interconnected capitalism, technology and slavery really are. Zelda Solomon  |  [...]

2022-04-23T00:20:31+01:0027 December 2021|Digital Art, New Media Art, Performance, Political Art|Comments Off on What is Fungibility? NFTs, Slavery and Mushrooms.

Four Arab Women Comic Book Artists

Ten years after the beginning of the Arab Spring how can they express themselves in the medium as Arab [...]

2022-03-27T14:26:12+01:002 September 2021|Computer Art, Digital Art, Feminism, Illustration, New Media Art, Political Art, WebComics|Comments Off on Four Arab Women Comic Book Artists

Léa Porré

Léa Porré The digital artist Léa Porré builds alternative worlds that transcend historical boundaries, detached [...]

Auriea Harvey

Auriea Harvey Auriea Harvey masterfully blends the physical and the digital in her innovative New [...]

Curator’s Radar 4: Who’s Cem from Freeze Magazine?

That face when you meme your way to the top of the art world. Adrian StClair  |  Ed [...]

2022-03-27T15:53:41+01:001 May 2021|Digital Art, Digital Avatar, Illustration, New Media Art, Podcast Interview, Political Art|Comments Off on Curator’s Radar 4: Who’s Cem from Freeze Magazine?

Pioneers #1: Tamiko Thiel – Reflections on the Artist’s Way

A pioneer in computing, new media and digital art, Tamiko crossed from using art to develop cutting edge technology [...]

2022-03-27T17:39:30+01:002 April 2021|AI, Art and Technology, Augmented Reality, Computer Art, Digital Art, Digital Photography, Feminism, Generative Art, New Media Art, Podcast Interview, Political Art|Comments Off on Pioneers #1: Tamiko Thiel – Reflections on the Artist’s Way

Coded Bias: Racial and Gender Bias in Algorithms

When MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini discovers that most facial-recognition software misidentifies women and darker-skinned faces, she delves [...]

2022-01-27T17:26:53+00:0029 March 2021|AI, Art and Science, Art and Technology, Digital Art, Digital Avatar, Digital Photography, Feminism, New Media Art, Political Art|Comments Off on Coded Bias: Racial and Gender Bias in Algorithms
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