History of Computer Art

A three-week seminar led by Allen Riley at The White Page.

May 8, 2014 - May 22, 2014

Classes meet weekly from 6pm-8pm

Week 1: Hardware, Process, Algorithm

Thursday, May 8, 6pm

What is a computer?

Week 2: Cybernetics, Psychedelics, Assemblages

Week three: Software, Users, Platforms, Apps

  • Net Art / HTML Art
  • www.0100101110101101.org
    • Hybrids, websites, 1998-1999.
    • Copies, websites, 1999.
    • https://web.archive.org/web/19971210072942/http://www.radiohead.com/ Alexey Shulgin http://www.c3.hu/collection/form/
  • Vint Cerf on "Bit Rot"
    XFR STN http://xfrstn.newmuseum.org/about/ http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/12/arts/design/xfr-stn-offers-a-digital-update-at-the-new-museum.html?_r=0
    Readings:

    Religion in the Age of Digital Reproduction, Boris Groys, 2010

    Master of Play: The Many Worlds of a Video Game Artist, New Yorker, December 20, 2010

    Ed Halter, After the Amateur: Notes

    lalBLOG's Surf Camp: An Amateur-ish Essay on the Sub-Amateur

    Adapted from Beau Sievers' Irony and Utopia: History of Computer Art