Becoming Public Art: The Digital Turn in Public Art

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Event Description

Becoming Public Art: Working Models & Case Studies for Art in Public is a nine-week virtual summit presented by the City of Markham, in partnership with ART+PUBLIC UnLtd. In a series of virtual sessions open to the public, professionals in the field will present the broad range of perspectives that shape public art making today.

In Session 9: The Digital Turn in Public Art, we will explore the following questions: There has been an increasing interest in the use of urban screens, digital fabrication, and data visualization in recent years. What is the digital as a public space? How does it relate to other public art practices? What are the opportunities, and also the challenges?

Featuring:

Marc Boutin, MBAC

Jon Isherwood, Bennington College VT, Digital Stone Project

Ben Rubin, artist, EAR Studio Inc.

Moderator:

Mitchell Chan, Studio F Minus

For more information please visit: https://markham.ca/PublicArt