Vectors: 60 Years of Digital Art Practice, Dr. Nick Lambert 06/12/19

  • Art of the Electronic Age“- book
  • started back in the late 90’s researching digital art and its origins
  • Frank Popper
  • Cold war period and how types of computer developed during this period
  • CACHE Project Archive
  • Computer Art Society
  • John Lansdown
  • using computers for architecture, performance, animation, ect
  • the transference from computers being large and only used by limited people to being smaller and in the home
  • shifts in technology and culture
  • early digital media doesn’t survive very well- mostly survives on paper, due to  changes in formats and storage devices, and their fragility
  • digital dark age came about due to these changes
  • emulating old systems to archive older online/digital materials
  • is everything worth saving, if we could save everything?
  • Ideas Before Their Time, 2010
  • Brian Peffin-Smith – big in the digital art scene
  • is there a digital aesthetic? How can it be defined?
  • an interchange between you and the machine/programme
  • what is the computers most important contribution to visual arts?
  • can the computer become a creative agent in its own right?
  • inter connectivity of artists and makers via the internet
  • features and “intelligent” programming can shape and try to dictate what you are creating- you can turn it off a lot of the time, but it can still help or hinder the creator
  • the urge to fill empty spaces with imagery- colonising new spaces, such as the web
  • Frieder Nake
  • art as a commodity
  • Computer Graphics and Computer Art– Herbert Franke
  • the shift from the web being democratic and open to becoming heavily monetised and heavily marketed
  • Warhol- works for Commodore
  • why use modern technology in order to generate the most traditional formats of the art world? i.e. printing and framing digital art and putting it on the wall
  • Gilbert and George- Ginko Pictures, 2005
  • Duchamp Land” and “Turing Land
  • using digital mediums as another form of artistic expression
  • Senster– Edward Ihatowicz, 1970
  • Scriabin- Prometheus
  • is the digital a tool or a medium?
  • Visual media Lumia

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s