Digital Mandala: The Post-Virtual as Meditation of Impermanence or A New Reality

This paper proposes the post-virtual as the second phase of media art. The post-virtual is an entity in reality from the virtual, in which the output of media artworks follow the physical condition based on physical computing. Digital Mandala captures the viewer's face, processes the image, draws it in rough pixels made of black colored sand, and brushes it out soon. As an ephemeral repatriation of the virtual, the post-virtual is pronounced in the paper as a new reality in our technological scene