Title: Laser-Computergrafik (Laser Computer Graphics)
Artist(s): Otto Beckmann Gerd Koepf
Date Created: 1971
Framed Dimensions: 15.75 x 24.75 in.
Unframed Dimensions: 13 x 22 in.
Medium: computer-generated phototype after a screen photograph printed on aluminum offset printing plate
Inventory ID: Beckmann/Koepf-1971-01
signed, titled, and dated
hardware: : a.i.70/71 (hybrid computer)
output machine: oscilloscope
photographic documentation of a laser beam which was directed through an etched acrylic glass plate
They called these works “diffraction images”, which Beckmann recorded as Photographs.
For this image, a laser was directed onto a transparent card containing computer-generated information. In this way the diffraction images were produced on a screen positoned behind the card. Beckmann recorded those images using photography.
Detail images of the work
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