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    Impermanent Art - the Essence of Beauty in Imperfection

    CAT 2010: Ideas before their time : Connecting the past and present in computer art

    Computer Art and Technocultures AHRC Project

    3 February 2010, London

    AUTHORS

    Helen Plumb

    ABSTRACT

    The notion of beauty as imperfection has become more significant over the last century. Directly related to advances in technology, it is the capabilities that technologies provide in making it possible to get closer to the ideal, perfect form that have challenged what constitutes beauty. Focusing on Interactive art, the idea that beauty can be found in an impermanent space shall be explored. What is it that moves us about a rare moment that will not last?

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