Thesis / Dissertation

Un Determination

Alison Kennedy, Bernhard Sachs (ed.)

Published : 2019

Abstract

This practice-led qualitative research investigates the relationship between digital artwork and determination. Technology has emerged as a problem for art. Identified with technological determinism, problem solving and scientific privilege, discussions of technology in art such as that proffered by Mark Titmarsh and the earlier New Tendencies movement emphasise technology’s social and cultural effects and its creation of structures and frameworks that tend to emphasise its power. A hybrid term, Un Determination, arising from the practical research component of this thesis, questions these strategies for creating digital art work suggests that the role of technology is not so clearly defi..

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