Exhibit Looks at What Comes after Technology's Dazzle
Shaw, Kurt, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
From films filled with dazzling special effects to the wonders on our own personal computers, we are fascinated, and oftentimes overwhelmed, with new technology. But all that is shiny, bright and new isn't perfect. That's the message behind "PREDRIVE: After Technology," the latest exhibit to open at the Mattress Factory on the North Side.
Organized by Carnegie Mellon University assistant professor of art Melissa Ragona, the exhibit explores themes of digital effects and dysfunctions, ready-made cyber-kitsch, software aesthetics and the "performativity" of digital environments in real space, Ragona says.
"A lot of new technology, especially programming, has …
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