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In Class Assignment

Posted in Digital Art & Design by flyeff0rtlessly on September 2, 2009

1. History of Digital Art

-1946: 1st digital computer ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator & Computer) developed by Univ of Pennsylvania

-1951: 1st commercially available computer UNIVAC (Universal Automatic Computer)

-1961: Hypertext & hypermedia created

-1963: Gaussain Quadratic; one of the 1st exhibited works or digital art

-1966: Billy Kluver founded Experiments in Art & Technology (EAT). Was a 1st instance of the collaboration between artists, engineers, programmers, researchers & scientists.

-1968: Cybernetic Serendipity @ the Institute of Contemporary Art in London presented works that are the “humble origins of digital art”

-1968: Bitmapping introduced

-1983: Apple Macintosh computers hit market

-1984: Gibson novel Neuromancer coined the term cyberspace

2. Forms

-websites

-video/film

-advertising

-photography

-sculpture

-sound/music

-software

3. 5 faves in Chap 1

– 42. Daniel Canogar, Hide 2

-48. Andreas Muller-Pohle, Digital Scores III

-45. Dieter Huber, Klone #117

-20. Scott Griesbach, Dark Horse of Abstraction

-22. KIDing, I Love Calpe 5

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