Book – The Anthology of Computer Art – Sonic Acts 2006

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Format: 21 x 27,5
Edited by Lucas van der Velden, Arie Altena, Sonic Acts
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Published by Sonic Acts Press Amsterdam
Book, paperback, 96 pp., English text, illustrated
Sonic Acts 2006

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Book + DVD | Paperback | 96 pp. | English | Illustrated | Amsterdam: Sonic Acts Press | 2006
This book is a selection of texts and images that covers the early years of computer art. Arie Altena and Lucas van der Velden compiled this book on occasion of the eleventh Sonic Acts festival (2006). These 96 printed pages feature information by the pioneers of computer art, including Manfred Mohr & Ken Knowlton. With supplements of new essays written by Kim Cascone, Wolf Lieser, Greg Kurcewicz and C.E.B. Reas.
Table of Contents
  • 7 Editorial by Arie Altena & Lucas van der Velden
  • 11 Who are the Progenitors of the Contemporary Synthesis of Software and Art? by C.E.B. Reas
  • 13 Computer Music by Lejaren Hiller Jr. (1959)
  • 15 from Free Stochastic Music by Computer by Iannis Xenakis (1965)
  • 17 images by Georg Nees (1965)
  • 29 Generative Aesthetics Projects by Max Bense (1965)
  • 31 images by Frieder Nake (1965)
  • 35 Computer Art by Jasia Reichardt (1968)
  • 37 Small Abstract Aesthetics by Max Bense (1969)
  • 43 [statement] by Georg Nees (1969)
  • 45 from Expanded Cinema by Gene Youngblood (1970)
  • 53 images by John Whitney (1961-1975)
  • 59 There Should Be No Computer Art by Frieder Nake (1971)
  • 61 Technocratic Dadaists by Frider Nake (1972)
  • 63 images by Lillian Schwartz (1972/1973)
  • 67 ‘Untitled Statement’ by Manfred Mohr (1975)
  • 69 images by Manfred Mohr (1971/1973)
  • 77 ‘Untitled Statement’ by Vera Molnar (1975)
  • 79 images by Tony Longson (1975/1978-1986)
  • 83 ‘Untitled Statement’ by Ken Knowlton (1976)
  • 85 Portrait of the Artist as a Young Scientist by Kenneth Knowlton (2004)
  • 87 Laptop Music – Counterfeiting Aura in the Age of Infinite Reproduction by Kim Cascone (2006)
  • 91 On the Resurgence of Interest in Visual Music by Greg Kurcewicz (2006)
  • 93 Digital Art: From the Viewpoint of a Dealer by Wolfgang Lieser (2006)

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Weight .215 kg
Dimensions 38 x 21 x .5 cm

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