> The compArt database Digital Art (daDA) is a growing repository on digital art. It currently focusses on five top categories: people (in their roles as artists, authors, gallerists, etc.), works, events, publications, and institutions. We use the slightly problematic term “digital art” in a broad sense. More or less like: in order to be included, an entity of the data base must have its roots in operations by digital computers; or reflect on such entities, or be otherwise related to them. But we allow for some sloppiness: we also insert entities of historic relevance to digital art.
> We are currently restricting attention to the early phase of digital art. As those we consider the years from about 1950 to 1979, the year of the first Festival Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria. During those years, digital art was mainly algorithmic art. At some later time, we intend to include other forms of digital art. We already now occasionally accept works, artists, etc. that bear enough of a stylistic kinship with early digital art.
> We almost exclusively deal with visual art. But here also, we allow for exceptions as, e.g., some entries from early computer music.



From Computer Graphics and Art - Vol. 1, 2 May, 1976

> The magazine of interdisciplinary computer graphics for professional graphics people and computer artists.


@pixouls From 1982 when I was a student. I worked with FORTRAN and assembler at that time.

@pixouls Sometimes i think about buying a modern plotter. But the possibilities of today's powerful graphics cards and open source libraries have changed my interests a lot. Today i invest my time in animation and live coding.


@kandid yeah i've really enjoyed seeing your visualizations ^_^

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