Digital confrontations “Achromatics“
23 October 2020 r.
Szafarnia 11, 80-755 Gdańsk, Polska
Łukasz Butowski, Kamila Bednarska,Charlotte Biszewski, Ksawery Kirklewski, Wojciech Kołacz (Otecki), Karol Lewalski, Barnaba Mikułowski, Paweł Puzio, Vasyl Savchenko, Serhiy Savchenko, Sławomir Witkowski, Martyna Wędzicka-Obuchowicz.
«As a writer, I have discovered there are certain kinds of things for which I still need the pen, there are certain things for which I need the computer, certain things for which I need a felt-tipped pen. And the kind of instrument I am using is influencing my writing enormously.»
A Conversation on Information
An interview with Umberto Eco, by Patrick Coppock, February 1995.
Starting the discussion around the matter of Digital Art, there is an approach, which defines, how
do you perceive the whole branch – which word out of two do you emphasize in your perception.
The tool and the technique inevitably influence the very outcome of the execution, though the desired result dictates an appropriate use of materials. This truly brings us to the philosophical question of who was the first.
Using the language of pixels, bitmaps, and colors, creators produce unique pieces of art, which are built on the elaboration of an idea with analog and digital tools. Puzzling the viewer with the numerous layers and steps, in the end, it is nearly impossible to distinct, how exactly each piece was created and what percentage of it is purely digital.
Nowadays there is only one space, free from any limitations and restrictions. You guessed – a digital space. So why not to elevate the reality with the augmentation?
Twelve artists create a space for you to get awakened by the forms, colors, and ideas.