On 6 December, Playable City Judge Tom Uglow, creative director in Google and YouTube’s Creative Lab, created a Playable City piece for Wired UK.
150 years ago the colour photographic process was being invented; at the same time the Impressionists began to re-imagine the world through painted interpretations of light, something that is now so normal as to appear saccharine or twee. It would be another 100 years before the technology of the photograph would be commonly framed, or presented as art. We are now immersed in a digital world; so how close are we to the generation of artists that will transform our world through their interpretations of data? When might “digital art” become just “art”?
Read the full article here.