The »red« edition was a brain child
of Max Bense, a significant theorist of
information aesthetics and supporter
of early computer art.
We present the first decade of the
edition, including important
publications on computer art.
The Cybernetic Serendipity exhibition
held in London 1968 was the first
major show dedicated to computer art.
See seven authentic prints of iconic
computer graphics presented in this
The computer graphic »Kubo-Oktaeder«
is a co-production of the computer art pioneer
Georg Nees and the architect Ludwig Rase.
The motif is a symbol for the introduction of
the computer in the world of architecture.
In the late 1960s the German photographer
Gottfried Jaeger coined the term
The generative photographic image
does not reflect the »outside«,
it is abstract and comes from within
the photographic apparatus. The image
is based on (analog) programs
and technical parameters ...
Will machines take over the art
world? In 1972 computer artists
entered the official art market
by the help of a Canadian gallerist and
editeur, Gilles Gheerbrant.
His »Art Ex Machina« edition
was a milestone for computer art ...