Unformatted text preview: themselves established as the amateur aren’t as serious and find it hard to get their projects funded. According to Ivey and Tepper, whoever is not a part of the “pro-am revolution” are going to be on the wrong side, who are the amateurs. I observed that media convergence are allowing anyone and everyone to express some form of artistic expression. I believe money is no object with sites like Youtube, Facebook, Myspace and Twitter. An artist in America are starting to become more web savvy and professionals at marketing themselves and their work. Free enterprise has put their artistic mobility in their hands for the artist to develop entrepreneurial skills to control their work. So no I don’t feel that there is a “cultural divide” but more of a social challenge and mobility....
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- Fall '10
- Globalization, High culture, media convergence, Professor Segal