Visual Intelligence: The First Decade of Computer
Frank Dietrich (artist, media researcher),
University of Utah Department of Communication, Salt Lake City UT 84112,
The author traces developments in
computer art worldwide from 1965, when scientists held the first computer art
exhibitions, and through succeeding periods in which artists collaborated with
scientists to create computer programs for artistic purposes. The end of the
first decade of computer art was marked by economic, technological and
programming advances that allowed artists more direct access to computers, high
quality images and virtually unlimited colour choices.
This paper is published in Leonardo,
Vol.19, No. 2, pp. 159-169, 1986.