Norman White

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    Born in San Antonio, Texas, USA, Norman White was raised in the area of Boston, Massachusetts and attended Harvard University where he obtained a BA in Biology. After moving to Toronto in 1967, White was hired by Roy Ascott to teach at the Ontario College of Art in 1975. His works can be found in public collections, including the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Canadian Art Bank, and the National Gallery of Canada. For his robotic media work, he has received prizes from La Vilette (1985) and Ars Electronica (1990), and in 1995 he was awarded the Petro Canada Prize for Interactive Media.


    Norman White (USA/Canada) Born in San Antonio, Texas in 1938, he moved to Canada in 1967, and became a Canadian citizen in 1974. Since 1966, I have experimented with electronics and logic in the context of art. His central interest has been the mimicking of organic/self-organizing system.

Last Known Location:

  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Previous Location(s):

  • San Antonio, Texas, US
  • Boston, Massachusetts, US


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