Relevant Aspects To Grasp Media Art

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There are various Japanese creatives that have shocked the world, but among them, there is a field that has been attracting attention due to its tremendous momentum in recent years.

The field is media art. Media artists called geniuses such as Yoichi Ochiai and Daito Manabe are appearing one after another from Japan, and continue to produce works with overwhelming expressiveness that invite people.

1. What is media art?
In general, media art refers to the expression where a certain form itself is used as the principle of creation of work or the work material. On the other hand, it creates many problems because it is difficult to share a clear definition.

We are now in the modern era of technology and arts. Arts is a product done by people. We can see arts everywhere, a program like “custom paint by number”  can help you from designing a web or even designing your own media activity.

2. “Three points” to understand the media roughly

  • Art with the invention of technology
  • Interactive art
  • Art that asks foreign questions in the real world confronting the real world.

3. Work content of media artist
Did you get a rough idea of ​​the esoteric word media art? The content of the work of the media artist who creates it also varies and cannot be explained unconditionally.

But what we can say in common is that media artists are both artists and artists. In addition to the creativity to generate ideas, skills to handle the technology to realize them are required. Knowledge of the latest technology, as well as skills in engineering fields such as programming, are indispensable. It is the job of a media artist to flexibly integrate art and technology, plan and develop new content and services, conduct research, and implement them. The process requires expertise in a variety of areas, so it is often done in teams rather than individually.

4. The future of media artists
Media artists are not yet well established as a profession, as genius pioneers are at the stage of paving the way. Therefore, the future is unknown, but considering the magnitude of the impact already occurring in the world, it can be said that it is a profession with infinite possibilities in the future.

An increasing number of young people are longing for media artists who are currently active and aspiring to this path. Universities that train media artists, including our university, have appeared, and the environment for systematically learning knowledge is beginning to be established, which will accelerate this trend. In an era full of information, media artists with overwhelming expressiveness that will surprise people will be strongly sought after in every business, and their activities will expand all over the world.