Summary and Info
This book offers a prophetic vision of art in a digital future. Expanding upon the emerging artistic prospects made possible by digital technology, the book explores the new directions in art that have arisen between the plains of science, technological development and cultural expression. Focusing upon the epochal shift from premodernism to postmodernism, the author examines the interrelations between digital age art and Jewish consciousness. The contours of art in a postmodern era shape the framework of the book. Using both analytic and alternative Jewish methodologies, the author offers a diverse and exciting range of theories regarding the expansion and redefinition of art in a digital dimension. The author's personal artwork, a vibrant fusion of the mystical and technological, is included within the book to exemplify and complement the theoretical basis of the study. A revolutionary investigation into the aesthetic form that imaginatively envisages the vast potential of art in a cyber future.
More About the Author
Mel (Menahem) Alexenberg is an artist and art educator best known for his explorations of the intersections between art, science, technology and culture through his artworks, teaching, writing and blogging.