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Digital Boundaries: Multiculturalism, Identity, and Awareness (Exhibition at ACM Multimedia 2004)

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At no time in history has technology had the prospect of making a stronger cross-border impact on culture. Technology can be used to create or reinforce boundaries (being fingerprinted and photographed at an airport-- a multimedia experience), as well as to dissolve them (we are bombarded by images and sounds from all over the world). Many of us are being empowered with the ability to easily create digital content, document and share our own experiences and those of others, challenging the roles of art (passive vs. interactive) and revolutionizing the way we see and hear the world. At the same time, only a small percentage of people have access to technology (boundaries of those that have it versus those that don't). Curated by: Alejandro Jaimes, Fuji Xerox, Pamela Jennings, CMU This exhibition was presented at ACM Multimedia 2004 as part of the Digital Arts and Culture Program (see http://sigmm.org/arts). The Arts & Digital Culture program in SIGMM addresses the innovative use of digital technology in the creation, analysis or critique of cultural artifacts, environments and processes.