13th Art Division Critiques
What caught my eye in the screening process were expressions that took embodiment or social structure as media, and works that had elements on how future media art should strike a balance with commodities. In the group of web works, I found the approach interesting in that they are not only used as a platform for sharing contents, but also offer a new environment for sharing creativity. These works have a different approach from works that incorporate material and narration, and they are difficult to evaluate even though they display a different kind of expression. These new approaches are attractive. In the screening session in the Art Division, we think positively of novelty in media presentation. However, if the works achieve a level of technology and perception in material and narration as art works, it is natural for us to accord great value to these points. On the other hand, in order not to nip the potential of expression in the bud, a new category is needed where the trend of these new media presentations can be evaluated in the future.