Artistry in the time of wireless and globalisation
Throughout history, artists of all disciplines have needed friends and allies to get their pieces performed, be it Haydn and the Esterhazy family or George Maciunas and his Fluxus group. This dynamic has allowed artists to flourish within themselves and to continue to produce in relative safety.
But where are we now? An era dominated by social media presence and virtual friendships, where does an artist fit today?