This was a couple of months back now but due to the stress and commitments involved with writing a thesis I haven’t had a chance to write about the Kinetica Art Fair yet.
I attended the fair in 2012 as a volunteer and really enjoyed the atmosphere and talking to the various makers and creators of the different kinetic and digital artworks. However this year there was a distinct change to the feel of the event, which I feel had something to do with the presence of prices alongside all the works and the introduction of an auction.
As an artist myself I understand the importance of being able to sell and market your artwork, and yet this consumer element did take away the approachability of some of the exhibitors and seemed to turn the fair from a showcase of great works and ideas to a market place.
My favourite work of…
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