The Arts

In an era when the Arts suffer from shortages in funding and dwindling audiences, it is vital that the Arts embrace new media and technology.  In recent times there has been a definite move to engage with these new technologies in the areas of theatre, performance and art installation in order to attract new audiences and innovate the discipline. However, this is not without its problems and the questions must be asked - have new media and technologies distorted the Arts? What is the impact of the 'Open Source' ethos? What difficulties lie in attempting to digitally remediate performance and installation?