Posts Tagged ‘culture’

White Heat Cold Logic

Sunday, February 8th, 2009

New publication
British Computer Art 1960-1980
Edited by Paul Brown, generic cialisatalog/author/default.asp?aid=35684″>Charlie Gere, Nicholas Lambert and Catherine Mason

Technological optimism, even utopianism, was widespread at midcentury; in Britain, Harold Wilson in 1963 promised a new nation “forged from the white heat of the technological revolution.” In this heady atmosphere, pioneering artists transformed the cold logic of computing into a new medium for their art and played a central role in connecting technology and culture. White Heat Cold Logic tells the story of these early British digital and computer artists—and fills in a missing chapter in contemporary art history.


Culture and Technology: Andrew Murphie and John Potts

Wednesday, April 30th, 2003

Culture and Technology begins with several useful and clear definitions of its key themes—technology and technique, culture and the intersection between these.