“Recovering History: Critical and Archival Histories of the Computer-Based Arts” by Brown

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    Recovering History: Critical and Archival Histories of the Computer-Based Arts



    During the 1960s, artists first began to get involved with digital computing. By 1968, it was possible for Jasia Reichardt to curate a survey of digital work in the influential Cybernetic Serendipity exhibition held at London’s Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA). The show went on to tour the United States and Japan, and many young artists were inspired to get involved with computers after seeing it.


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