Artists of a new generation
The creative climate of early 2013 validates his enthusiasm, as this new generation starts to enter the stage with a new set of radical and compelling artistic positions.
Announcement of the 89+ digital natives platform
Several paradigm-shifting events mark the year 1989. At the geopolitical level, the collapse of the Berlin Wall heralds the beginning of the post-Cold War period, while in the technological realm, the introduction of the World Wide Web by British engineer Sir Tim Berners-Lee breaks the ground for the universal availability of the Internet. Meanwhile, the Russian army leaves Afghanistan after a nine-year occupation, Tiananmen Square roars with protest, and the first Global Positioning System satellite starts orbiting the world.
The influence, the background is clear and every artist showed a part of his/her work to the audience. Every artist is not a standalone worker, they all work collaborative and the whole work is characterized by a fluency that is very unique. Often the art work of the 89plus artists it's a revolutionary movement, especially in countries with dictatorships or where cultural difference are a problem to the new identity of young people. Internet and new digital tools allows the young artists to self-reflect and express their identity.
These young talented people (born in 1989+) on stage "they are for sure the artists of the future. Within 10 years they will be the main art figures, the art stars of tomorrow", Eva Karcher told us beside the panel.