Still keep on finding the sketches I made last year during our trip to Urbino! Here's a new batch.
Media as authority
—and how this changes the lives of individuals in the current period. In the past, media was mainly used as a means to maintain authority or sustain a system through surveillance, control or blockage of information. In the 21st century, however, different forms of media influence each other through sharing, participation and diffusion. It is now changing into a strategic tool for individuals or minority groups. The current change confirms the prediction made by Nam June Paik, who observed that even televisions would cease to function as a means of one-way communication and become a participatory, interactive medium. A new generation of artists recognizes media as a living organism: when they work together, they can disseminate information or opinions on certain events of the society in a terrifying pace, overthrowing existing systems and networks of information or proposing new ways of interpretation.
Last Sunday Carlos Olvera and James Hobbs organized a sketching opportunity fro mthe 32st floor of one of the London's high rises, Citypoint. Other participants included Susanne du Toit, Jane Smith and Adam Jefford.
(Includes work by various authors, will need to track down from Instagram and update.)
Image caption: DAI, May 2015 ( Kristin, Katia, Michelle, Sarah, Jan and others)
Image courtesy: DAI