12th Art Division Critiques
[Critique by work category] Interactive art
When I encounter interactive arts, I always have something to think of. What appeal does the artist wish to make? Their appeal is not necessarily philosophical thoughts. It can be seeking amusement or pushing humor to the limit. Or it can be something that expresses the wonder of science in the background as if it is magic. I wish to find the artist's message there.
Regarding the entries to this Festival, there were quite a few works from overseas countries, like touched echo for example, that carried clear messages. Compared with these, I had the impression that the scale of the works entered from Japan was limited. Is it because of our national character? Or do we have some sort of preconceptions about interactive work that affects the work? I hope I can encounter challenging works in the near future. This year's audition made me fully aware of it.