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For a critical perspective of the value of web art

Author: Sandoval, Claudia

Source: Metaverse Creativity, Volume 1, Number 1, 1 November 2010 , pp. 21-33(13)

Publisher: Intellect

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Abstract:

The current article discusses the fact that art does not have a place in contemporary society and points to some solutions for a critical approach to web art and technologically endowed contemporary society. The article begins with a brief and general description of art's lack of meaning and its problems. It goes on to discuss practical examples that illustrate some possible solutions to art's critical value today.

Keywords: critic; obsolescence; subversive; web art

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/mvcr.1.1.21_1

Affiliations: University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Publication date: November 1, 2010

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  • Metaverse Creativity is a refereed journal focusing on the examination of creativity in user-defined online virtual worlds such as Second LifeĀ®. While such creative activity includes artistic activity, this definition should in no way be limited to artistic output alone but should encompass the output of the various disciplines of design - such as fashion and object design, landscaping and virtual architecture - that are currently all amply manifest in Second LifeĀ®.
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