What is Carborundum?
Carborundum is the trademark name for silicon carbide crystals used as an abrasive material in sandpaper, cutting tools and grinding wheels. Artists originally used the substance for grinding lithography stones, but collagraph prints use it to create texture and tone gradients.Image © Muka In Room/Shutterstock
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ARTWORKS RELATED TO CARBORUNDUM
The use of images or pre-existing objects with application of little or completely no transformation to them. It has played a very significant role in the history of visual, musical, performing and literary arts. In visual arts for instance, to appropriate means properly adopting, sampling, recycling or borrowing aspects(even entire form) of artificial visual culture.
An artistic practice or work that makes use of digital technology as a fundamental part of the creation and presentation process. Several different names have been used since 1970s to describe this process including multimedia and computer art. The digital art in itself is included in the large art umbrella called "the new media art" that has brought changes to the art industry. In fact, technology has completely transformed painting, drawing, sound/music and sculpture art into new digital forms.