john maeda: atoms + bits = the neue craft at the adobe museum of digital media

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John maeda’s interactive lecture ‘atoms + bits = the neue craft’ is the second exhibition of the web-based adobe museum of digital media

comprising the second exhibition in adobe’s web-based adobe museum of digital media,
john maeda, artist and president of rhode island school of design, delivers a interactive lecture
‘atoms + bits = the neue craft (ABC)’, running from march 23rd through december 31st, 2011.

infographics, video, audio remarks and photographs accompany maeda’s talk,
which treats the creative relationship between digital technology and physical craft.

‘computers let us imagine digitally what we once could only validate by handcraft in physical form,’
maeda explains: ‘the infinite malleability and reusability of bits have forever changed the creative process.
but […] digital tools have relied on many of the original tools and media used by artists in the pre-digital world.’

a short trailer for the digital exhibition is available at the adobe museum of digital media.

john maeda’s lecture will be accompanied by video, photographs, audio remarks, and infographics

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