Arts, Media And Technology

In 2020 activists toppled a statue of a seventeenth century slave trader, throwing it within the harbour. When British artist Marc Quinn on Instagram noticed an image of activist Jen Reid standing on prime of the empty plinth, he was impressed to create an installation depicting this activist. When the set up, Surge of Power, was illegally placed on the vacant plinth close to the harbour, pictures of it were extensively shared on Instagram. The artist, activists and social media not only all contributed to the creation of this murals, but also collectively acted to provide it new layers of that means. During our programme, you will thoroughly explore such examples of the connection between art, media and society. Today’s media, including social media, are an important factor within the ongoing change between society and the humanities.

This college encompasses a broad spectrum of topics at undergraduate and postgraduate level, starting from images, film and sound arts to trend, fantastic art and graphics. Each year the Department of Visual Arts hosts the Kamil Media Awards due to the Kamil Family endowment. The 2019 winning movies can be found right here and are a fantastic instance of the standard of film …