Frieder Nake

Frieder Nake belongs to the founding fathers of (digital) computer art. He produced his first works in 1963. He first exhibited his drawings at Galerie Wendelin Niedlichin Stuttgart in November 1965. His early work was influenced by Max Bense’s Information Aesthetics. Until 1969, he went through a succession of increasingly complex programs, from machine language […]

Fritz Köthe

Heinz Ohff, who wrote the first comprehensive monograph about Fritz Köthe, describes the artist’s biography as exemplary of a realistic painter, whose work was neither accepted during the Third Reich nor in post-war Germany. This resulted in a sort of extended “inner emigration” for Köthe until long after 1945. His breakthrough finally came with his […]

Georg Nees

Georg Nees (23 June 1926 – 3 January 2016) was a German academic who was a pioneer of computer art and generative graphics. He studied mathematics, physics and philosophy in Erlangen and Stuttgart and was scientific advisor at the SEMIOSIS, International Journal of semiotics and aesthetics.[1] In 1977, he was appointed Honorary Professor of Applied computer science at the University of Erlangen[2] Nees is one of the “3N” computer […]

Gerd Koepf

Born 1942, Innsbruck AT. Assistant at the Technical University Vienna (laser group) in the late 1960s. Gerd Koepf is a member of ars intermedia.

Gerhard F. Kammerer-Luka

“In 1971, the artist Gerhard F Kammerer, who works under the name Kammerer-Luka, met the computer scientist Jean-Baptiste Kempf. The former, born in Germany but living in Belfort, France, had been pushing the limits of his programmatic art, born from the principles of the Bauhaus, but felt that he could explore new territory if given […]

Gerhard Von Graevenitz

Gerhard Von Graevenitz, born in 1934, studied economics at Universität Frankfurt and fine art at Kunstakedemie München, before emerging as one of the most important kinetic and concrete artists in Europe during the early 1960s as a proponent of the New Tendencies and his close association with the avant-garde ZERO group. In 1961, he published […]

Gisel Florez

Gisel Florez is an artist of manual camera & video techniques incorporating conceptual practice. She explores our interconnected nature within the space of existence through the visual study of waves. With 17+ experience in photographic arts in NYC she’s developed a deep artistic path towards beauty found within light & time. Her artworks have been […]

Goran Sundqvist

  Background Sundqvist, at Saab in Linköping, and later at AB Skandinaviska Elverk, used the Saab manufactured computer D21 at Skandinaviska Elverk to create a digital sound for Morthenson’s musical piece Neutron Star in 1967. In 1969, Sundqvist made the computer animations for Supersonics, a TV-film Morthenson made for Westdeutscher Rundfunk [7,10,11]. Morthenson met Sundqvist […]

Grace C. Hertlein

Grace C. Hertlein began to work as an artist in the mid 1940s, showing her work in individual exhibitions from 1959. As a friend of the chief editor and co-publisher of the magazine Computers and Automation, she played a decisive part in the concept for the Computer Art Contest, the winner of which was presented […]

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Hans Köhler

The art by Hans Köhler has always balanced between liberal and graphic arts. He studied painting and graphic design at the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Stuttgart. After he graduated, he did an apprenticeship in colour lithography. The experience and knowledge he gained during that time is clearly reflected in this series. Köhler worked […]