Arts Tokyo Weekender 2009 April
Column: Power to the People
"All art is quite useless." – Oscar Wilde
“All art is quite useless.” – Oscar Wilde
Is the digital age the end of an era for popular music and entertainment? Or just another step in its natural evolution as it tries to keep pace with technological development. There seems to be a consensus amongst copyright owners and creators that at no previous time has anyone been so unsure of where we will be ten years from now. But when the history of cinema, music and animation is just a matter of decades old, stability has always been out of reach, no matter how desired.