Is this tech or art? Art goes high tech

The line between technology and art is slowly blurring, creating a new branch of art that is gaining traction around the world

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Kinetic sculptures, light installations and audio-visual exhibits are all part of media artist Ong Kian Peng's practice.

But five years ago, when Ong, 37, returned to Singapore from the United States, the local scene had not yet warmed up to his art.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 09, 2018, with the headline Is this tech or art? Art goes high tech . Subscribe