7 Ways Technology is Changing How Art is Made

Technology is redefining art in strange, new ways. Works are created by people moving through laser beams or from data gathered on air pollution.

If anybody thinks technology ruins artistic expression, they need to think again.  Look beyond the myopic scope and you’ll quickly notice that technology doesn’t ruin art, but rather creates new and exciting possibilities for artists.  These new methods may at first seem unattractive to traditionalists but may eventually make history.  Whether we like it or not, throughout all of history, everything changes and adjusts due to technology, including artistic expression  Think Andy Warhol and his iconic silk screen art work.  Silk screen technologies allowed him to create something that had never previously been defined as art and express himself in an entirely new medium.

The Smithsonian takes a look at 7 examples showing the beautiful and dysfunctional marriage of tech and art

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