Why arts education matters in a digital age

09 October 2020
The Straits Times
Media Coverage

In this commentary piece published in the Straits Times, Vice-President (Academic) and Provost of LASALLE Venka Purushothaman opines that the future of education is not about technical skills alone as, from paint to pixels, technology is ever-changing.

“An arts education is more than teaching someone technical skills of how to draw, dance, act or design. It is about bringing out the creative potential in humans, from discovering new pathways to drawing new conclusions and knowing how to integrate contemporary tools and materials with traditional practices.”

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