artists use the immediate surrounding environment to create art,
used recycled material, waste, and old media in the form of visual
and auditory samples.
improvisation is essential. ideas form and are communicated in
the present tense.
the intent of the piece is mostly delayed and reveals itself at
a later date in the future. intent is subjective and is open for
interpretation from the viewer.
artist works outside commercial boundaries. this allows for freedom
in the work and reduces limitations.
the "beauty" of the work is inherent in the process.
experiments and longer term process paradoxically leads to imMEDIAcy,
and a thoughtful type of cognitive aesthetic.
imMEDIAte art is a product of distractions and fuelled by a
multiplicity of interests, mulit and cross media excess, and the
development of multiple artistic personalities.
reflection in action is an educational principle that can be applied
in the art domain. The premise is, the artist reflects while creating.
This action takes the place of intentional planning, and goes back
to improvising, as well as working with the surrounding environment.
The space around the created artwork is as integral as the said
piece of art. Installations are essential. ImMEDIAte art can be
found in commercial and retail spaces although the value is in the
experience of the piece. Building on the Dada movement, juxtaposition
The setting for creating art has advanced from Walter
Benjamin's "art in the age of mechanical reproduction"
to "art in the age of digital production." Artists work
in the age of digital production and reproduction, where time to
publish is instant, immediate.
Process, performance and documentation all take place in a suspension
imMEDIAte art is in constant development.
there is an underlying idea of connectivity in the work generated
from multi-layed unspoken collaborations that push the boundaries
of communication. imMEDIAte art can lead to clairvoyance, visions,
premonitions or some word not discovered yet. The rituals in the
work can move society into the future.
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