August 29th 2013
The design and art responsibility in the new technologies informational culture

Contemporary artists and designers commitment to generate a responsible speech towards the social, cultural and political reality, involves the awareness of its heterogeneous and complex nature. The cyber communication flow, instantaneity, change, and all that accompanies the evolution of the cultural paradigm based on telecommunications have helped in the beginning of XXI century the emergence of subjectivities that evoke communication activity through facebooks, twitters, blogs, etc.. In this context of simulation and hyperreality, using Baudrillard terminology, more awareness than ever by the designer and the artist about local specificities is needed, taking advantage, at the same time, of the new technologies and communication networks ‘global’ specificities.


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Mireia Feliu