Laser-Computergrafik (Laser Computer Graphics)

Basic Information

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:
Inventory ID: Beckmann/Koepf-1971-01

Description

signed, titled, and dated

computer used to program the image : a.i.70/71 (hybrid computer)

machine used to create the image: oscilloscope

 

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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