The latest wearable technologies and internet access being delivered on everyday products are for the most part revolutionary. While I anticipate a slow uptake in purchase of this new technology for now, most everyday items will offer us connectivity to the web in the near future and subsequently fit into the environment we live in. Life automation is truly alive and kicking.
Is Emin right? In a world where we spend an increasing part of our lives staring at screens, could Digital Art give us a moment to "think about things we feel"? Can it rescue us from the constant commerce by communicating to us in the medium of our time, or is Digital Art simply a poor substitute for The Real Thing?