Peter Balla

Born 1938 in Debrecen, Hungary.

Peter Balla was an architect and designer. He produced his first computer-generated works together with O. N. Bartos in 1965 – an early, pioneering collaboration between an artist and a mathematician.

[Source: Ex Machina – Frühe Computergrafik bis 1979. ...]

1956 Graduated from an arts-oriented secondary school in Budapest.
1957 Began studying architecture at the Vienna Art Academy.
since 1958 Began working with experimental photography.
1958-62 Studied architecture at the Confederate Technical University (ETH), Zurich.
1963 Became an assistant at the Chair of Graphic and Colour Design under Prof. H. Ess in Zurich.