Those who interact with the work as participants, facilitators, and/or observers. Audience characteristics include gender, race, ethnicity, age, socioeconomic status, beliefs, and values. Audience groups may be contemporaries, descendants, collectors, scholars, galler/museum visitors, and other artists. The artist's intended use(s) for the work and the actual use(s) of the work, which may change according to the context of audience, time, location, and culture. Utility, intercession, decoration, communication, and commemoration, and may be spiritual, social, political, and/or personally expressive.