CONTEMPORARY ARTS Definition of terms Contemporary arts - used to describe art that is innovative or avant-garde in nature, both now and in the recent past. Modern arts - is the creative world's response to the rationalist methods and viewpoints of new surroundings and ideas brought about by the industrial age's technological advancements, which caused current society to manifest itself in new ways in comparison to the past. Neo-Realism - a movie trend marked by the straightforward representation of lower-class life, particularly in Italy. Social Realism - a philosophy or practice (as in art) of expressing a social or political viewpoint through proper depiction and symbol. Neoclassic - in literature, music, art, or architecture, of, related to, or constituting a revival or adaptation of the classical. Integrative - combine various elements to make overall adjustments. Process-based - It refers to the fact that part or all the subject matter is the production of the work, as the process of making the work of art remains a prominent aspect of the finished work, rather than remaining hidden. Site-specific - a work of art that is specially designed and related for a particular location. Collaborative - It often involves artists and communities that work closely together to create art over a long period of time. Interactive - an art genre that helps viewers participate in some way and determine results. Installation - used to describe large mixed media structures and is often designed for specific locations or temporary periods. Mixed media - a form of visual art that combines various media into one work of art. Performance Art - artwork created through the actions of the artist or other participants. It may be live or recorded, voluntary or scripted.