Code masters: Meet Britain’s new digital artists

Feb 24, 2016

A new generation of artists is embracing computer code and software in their work.

Their art – powered by social media – is interactive, drawing in live content from across the internet.

Any one of the millions of people who use sites like Twitter, WordPress and Facebook may find their words becoming part of the work.

As the Barbican in London prepares to host an exhibition about digital media this summer, BBC News went to meet three British pioneers of the digital art scene.