Information Arts: Intersections of Art, Science, and Technology (Leonardo Book Series)

Information Arts: Intersections of Art, Science, and Technology (Leonardo Book Series)

Stephen Wilson


A new breed of latest artist engages technological know-how and know-how -- not only to undertake the vocabulary and gizmos, yet to discover and touch upon the content material, agendas, and probabilities. certainly, proposes Stephen Wilson, the position of the artist isn't just to interpret and to unfold medical wisdom, yet to be an lively companion in settling on the path of analysis. Years in the past, C. P. Snow wrote in regards to the "two cultures" of technology and the arts; those advancements may possibly ultimately aid to alter the outlook of these who view technological know-how and expertise as break free the overall culture.

In this wealthy compendium, Wilson deals the 1st accomplished survey of foreign artists who contain techniques and study from arithmetic, the actual sciences, biology, kinetics, telecommunications, and experimental electronic platforms resembling man made intelligence and ubiquitous computing. as well as visible documentation and statements via the artists, Wilson examines suitable art-theoretical writings and explores rising medical and technological examine more likely to be culturally major sooner or later. He additionally offers lists of assets together with agencies, courses, meetings, museums, study facilities, and net sites.

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