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Tuesday, March 12 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Warhol Goes Social: Creativity in the Tech Age

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Today, everyone is a “Creative.” With the boom of visually-based social platforms like Instagram and Pinterest, technology has leveled the playing field. Does this really change how we define art and creativity? Artistic purists believe these tools cheapen the creative output with seventeen standard filters available to every untrained eye. But in true entrepreneurial spirit, those apps encourage a more democrative view of creativity, allowing user to share their inspiration with their friends and create beauty where it previously would have been impossible. Is there a difference between high-brow and low-brow art in relation to what social media enables everyone to create?
This panel will begin to tackle this debate, considering the very latest tools and trends, and arguing the new definition of creativity in the tech age.
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avatar for Laurie Frick

Laurie Frick

ArtistLaurieFrick.comLaurie Frick draws from neuroscience to construct intricately hand-built works and installations to investigate the nature of pattern and the mind. She completed an MFA from the New York Studio School, and now studies each summer at NYU’s ITP technology and... Read More →
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Mitch Goodwin

Media ArtistScreenCulture.comMitch Goodwin is a digital media artist and academic of 12 years experience. He is the Founding Director of the Screengrab International New Media Arts Award and curator of the associated exhibition program. He is also the Founding Director of the Northern... Read More →
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Christiaan Welzel

Assoc Creative DirCritical MassChristiaan Welzel is an Associate Creative Director at Critical Mass. He continues to focus his successful interactive projects on the Clorox account,including Brita Water and the rebranding of Green Works cleaning products. He is passionate about CPG... Read More →


Tuesday March 12, 2013 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Sheraton Austin, Capitol EFGH 701 E 11th St

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