While traditional art explores the bounds of reality and feelings, the realm of digital art attempts to go further and serve a wider set of purposes. Technology plays a big part in rendition and perception, and that's evident in the current Asia Digital Art Award showcase. The exhibition, which takes place at National Science Museum, Chamchuri Square, shows a variety of still and moving images as well interactive arts, which are the winners of 2012 Asia Digital Art Award Fukuoka.
The augmented reality application called ‘ARART’ developed by Japanese artists, bringing the characters in paintings or drawings to life.
The aesthetics of digital pieces are not the same as those created on canvas. Digital art, besides being made to exhibit, can be applied in diverse industries such as movies, games and advertising. That's the main difference betwen art and digital art, said Prof Shigekazu Sakai of Waseda University, a committee member of Asia Digital Art Award.
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