20th Century Computer Art: Beginnings and Developments. The Work and Thought of Pioneers and Contemporary Practitioners of Algorithmic Art

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Cover of the book “20th Century Computer Art: Beginnings and Developments. The Work and Thought of Pioneers and Contemporary Practitioners of Algorithmic Art”.
Tama Art University Museum, Tokyo, Japan.

An ambitious exhibition at the Art University Museum in Tokyo, Japan, combined, from November 3 to December 17, 2006, historic and contemporary works of computer art. Contributing artists from Japan were: Hiroshi Kawano, Elichi Izuhara, Koji Kusabuka,Chihaya Shimomura, Akihiro Kubota, Computer Technique Group, Masao Kohmura, Yoshiyuki Abe, Atsuhiko Iwakoshi. International contributers were Georg Nees, Herbert W. Franke, Frieder Nake, Eugen Roth, Wolfgang Kiwus, A. Michael Noll, Harold Cohen, Manfred Mohr, Edward Zajec, Roman Verostko, Vera Molnar, Erwin Steller, Hervé Huitric, Monique Nahas, and Manuel Barbadillo.

Some or even most of the works exhibited after the show went to the Tama Art University’s Museum.

The publication is a catalogue containing three essays by contemporary Japanese and four essays about the origins of computer art. Furthermore, there is a chronology about developments in computer art and artist’s profile.

Year: 2006
Place: Tokyo, Japan
Publisher: Tama Art University Museum
Pages: 191
Artworks referred to: Walk-Through Raster
cover_20th_Century_Computer_Art_Beginnings_and_Developments

Cover of the book “20th Century Computer Art: Beginnings and Developments. The Work and Thought of Pioneers and Contemporary Practitioners of Algorithmic Art”.
Tama Art University Museum, Tokyo, Japan.