Tag Archives: computer art

Review of CHANCE & CONTROL at the V&A

Read my review in Studio International of the new display of computer art at the Victoria & Albert Museum London – Chance and Control: Art in the age of Computers and learn of the remarkable diversity of the V&A’s collection … Continue reading

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Lecture – Computer art and the influence of D’Arcy Thompson

Come to my forthcoming lecture in Dundee – “A huge space of endless predetermined possibilities”: Computer art and the influence of D’Arcy Thompson On 8 November 6pm, I’m thrilled to be going to the D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum to talk … Continue reading

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A Computer in the Art Room book

Just a reminder that my book – A Computer in the Art Room, The Origins of British Computer Arts 1950‐1980 is still available to purchase from this website (it seems to be prohibitively expensive on Amazon for some reason) – … Continue reading

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Morphogenetic Creations

Andy Lomas’s new solo exhibition at Watermans, (until 21st July) provides a perfect opportunity to see his complete vision.  From framed prints and moving image animations to 3D printing, Lomas explores the aesthetics of biology inspired by the theories of Alan Turing … Continue reading

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Antony Gormley uses the iPad

Art Everywhere 2014 – the people who put posters in public places around city centres of famous art works (voted for by the public), have commissioned Antony Gormley to produce this drawing.  Created by the artist using the stylus in one … Continue reading

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Form and Number

This month my BCS column investigates an interesting commission from the University of Dundee Museum Services who have been working with theArt Fund on a £100,000 project to explore the influence of Sir D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson in the visual arts. Because … Continue reading

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Kaleidoscopic Calculations

This month, to compliment the previous two discussions of Manfred Mohr and Ernest Edmonds in my monthly BCS column, we feature new work by another of the great pioneers of algorithmic art – Prof. Herbert Franke. I am especially honored … Continue reading

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Colour Computation

For over forty years Ernest Edmonds has had an interest in interactivity and his current exhibition at Site Gallery Sheffield demonstrates a career-long conversation between drawing, painting and computer-based work. Ernest is our BCS featured artist of the month, read … Continue reading

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Digital Dolly Mix

My article for the British Computer Society this month is a selection submitted by readers of this column and members of the Computer Arts Society. The high standard and sheer variety of works produced under what might be termed computer … Continue reading

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Remembering Alan Turing

Alan Turing Year 2012 continues apace with a variety of events inspired by the great contribution made by the mathematician and code breaker to the history of computer science and modern biology. For this month’s BCS column, we’re featuring the … Continue reading

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