|Herbert W FRANKE|
More information on Herbert W Franke at his website http://www.zi.biologie. uni-muenchen.de/~franke/.
This is an archive of the Digital Art Museum for historical reference.
14 May 1927 Born in Vienna, Austria
1951 Collaboration at the Technical University Vienna- Subject: Electro-technics, Dicscovery of a method to date secondary lime
1952 - 1957 Worked for the Industry at Erlangen, experimental Photograpy
Since 1955 Analoggraphics-Design of the oscillations on the the screen of a cathode ray oscillograph
Since 1957 Freelancer, lives south of Munich, bookpulications with different publishers
Magazinearticles, Lectures, Radioshows, Filmscripts, Consultant for the Industry, Subjects: representations of different areas of natural sciences; special subjects: Physics, theoretical chemistry, scientifiy photography, visual perceptions, realtionship between art and technology, futurlogy, scientific and practical spaeology - expeditions into (mattockcavesystems)
Since 1957 Basic research into the dating of secondary lime with the (Radiokohlenstoff)together with Prof.Dr.K.O.Münnich of the II. Institute of Physics at the University of Heidelberg; in the following years many collaboartive projects with Prof.Dr.M.A.Geyh of the lowersaxon regional authorities at Hannover
Since 1962 experimental aesthetics
Since 1965 Application of the dating with (Radiokohlenstoff)to solve several palaeoclimatic problems together with Prof. Dr. M.A. Geyn, Lowersaxon regional authorities for (Bodenforschung), Hannover-Buchholz
1965 Together with A.Porter head of the course "Photography and Art in the modern times" at the International College, Alpbach
1968/1969 Head of the tutorial "Cybernetics and Informationtheory" at the University, Frankfurt/Main
1969 Research into Futurology together with Prof.Dr.Dr.E.H.Graul, University Marburg/Lahn
From 1970 Computergarphics with digital mainframe computers in cooperation with the Siemens research laborotory at Munich
1971 Completion of the physical-chemical Modelconcept of the stratigraphy of form of sinter
1971 Experminents with the Imagememory N in collaboration with the Siemens Nuclearlabrotory at Erlangen
1973 Computeranimation: "Projection, Rotation" and else. - Used as part of multimedia presentations
1973 - 1997 University Teaching Position for "Cybernetic Aesthetics" (later called Computergraphics - Computerart) at the University of Munich
1974 Head of the Researchgroup "Can you measure Art?" at the International Forum for Music at Breitenbrunn (together with Prof.Dr. S.J.Schmidt)
1975 Researchtrip to Israel to reconstruct climatephases in the iceage, supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
1979 Systemanalysis for broad applicable graphics program for small computers
1979 University Teaching Position for "Introduction into Science Fiction Literature" at the (Hochschule für Gestaltung) at Bielefeld
1979 Cofounder of the Ars Electronica Festival at Linz, Austria
1979/1980 University Teaching Position "Introduction into (Perceptionpsychology)"
1980 Awarded the title of a Professor from the Austrian Ministry for Education and Art
1984 - 1998 University Teaching Position for "Computergraphics and Computerart" at the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich
1987 Award for Computerart of the German Association of Softwaremanufacturers e.V.
1989 Creation and Presentation of a "Digital Ballet" part of the ARTWARE, Hannover
1992 Karl-Theodor-Vogel-Award for Technic-Journalism
1993 Cofounder of the "Medialaboratory Munich e.V."
1996 Computeranimation "Polyeder" with the System "Mathematica"
Since 1996 Participation at several events on the subject of Mediaart, Speleology and Science Fiction
Since 1998 Worked on the subject "Animation with Mathematics", a book with CD was published about this subject in march 2002, Springer- Verlag, Heidelberg