The ever present statement of our time is transformation: cultural, technological, social, political and economical. Leisure evolves and will be adapted to go well with any scale, starting from an individual who chooses a private leisure from a now monumental array of pre-recorded products; to a banquet adapted for 2; to any measurement or sort of occasion , with appropriate music and dance; to performances supposed for thousands; and even for a global audience.
Alongside artists Lubaina Himid and Evan Ifekoya, the day includes contributions by Liisa-Rávná Finbog (PhD researcher, University of Oslo), Jonty Lees (artist and curator, Pool Faculty Gallery, Cornwall), Vera Mey (PhD researcher, School of Oriental and African Studies, College of London), Naomi Polonsky (curator and art author, New Corridor Art Collection, Cambridge), Mercedes Vicente (curator, author and researcher) and Franziska Wilmsen (PhD researcher, Loughborough University), with morning and afternoon classes chaired by Biung Ismahasan and Nephertiti Oboshie Schandorf.
It encompasses the design and manufacturing of media elements, interactive Internet programming, visual design, animation, interactive design, digital publishing, writing for brand new media, shopper interface design, responsive Internet design, and venture administration.
Secondly, this phrase: to illuminate the human situation” is a mindless, meaningless cliche’ perpetuated by so called artists” with inflated senses of self significance to convince themselves and others that they are offering a noble service to society.
Originally, the artwork served a practical function – as Mike McMenamin places it, “We had good-sized walls to cover.” But over the course of twenty-plus years, the art developed into an expression of the constructing’s historical past, the company’s mission and of McMenamins itself.