Creating Art as a Community

The Influence of New Media and Audiences in the Art World

Art is always evolving. Artists use their work to reflect what is going on around them and to connect with audiences in new ways. Technology and shifts toward community involvement have led to an influx of interactive and participatory art that uses new media to create artworks that draw audiences into the creative process.

These new subgenres of contemporary art focus on how audiences can influence the final outcome of a piece of art and the importance of such a collaboration. Explore the rest of the site to learn more about these burgeoning subgenres that are growing in popularity around the world.