Histories of Time-Based Art: The Routes Toward British Computer Art: Art Schools and The Computer Arts Society

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  • Histories of the New Sessions

Presentation Title:

  • Histories of Time-Based Art: The Routes Toward British Computer Art: Art Schools and The Computer Arts Society

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Abstract:

  • The education and support of the British pioneers of computer based arts with particular reference to the major role played by art schools 1960-70 and the prominence of the artist-run Computer Arts Society. The complexity and rarity of computers meant that artforms based around them were specialised and highly dependent upon support and funding to exist.

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