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Jose dos Santos Cabral Filho
Arte: agente provocador na relação arquitetura e tecnologia digital [Art: A Provoking Agent in the Architecture-Digital Technology relationship]
SIGraDi 2004 - [Proceedings of the 8th Iberoamerican Congress of Digital Graphics] Porte Alegre - Brasil 10-12 november 2004
This article investigate the interplay of digital technology, art and architecture and it presents a series of experimental actions developed at LAGEAR (Graphical Lab for the Experience of Architecture at the School of Architecture of the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil). These experimental actions aimed the inclusion of an artistic approach in the daily life of a computer lab dedicated to teaching and researching architectural matters. At first it is presented a discussion on the relation of art and architecture followed by an analisis of the enhancement of the such relationship with the advent of digital technology. Then, it is described a series of works developed by artists and researchers working together to create a specific piece of art. The article concludes with a systematization and further discussion on the new possibilities that came about with the intertwining of art, architecture and digital technology.