The Fundamentals of Digital Art

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The book examines the way digital technology is forcing a complete rethink of creative priorities for artists in the twenty first century. Written from an artist's perspective, the author has had the cooperation of many important practitioners in digital arts in countries across the world. The book is written in an accessible style and alongside examples of work offers practical know-how that will enable to reader to begin using some of the methods described for themselves.

The Fundamentals of Digital Art has six sections and each of these takes a specific aspect of the subject.

Historical perspectives
Dynamic “live” art
The use of data sources in art
The place of programming languages
Network considerations
Hybrid practice and the blurring of specialist boundaries.

176 Pages with 150 colour illustrations

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Teaching Resource using this Critical Writing:

Resource Teaching Resource Type Author Year
Digital Humanities in Practice (DIKULT 207, Fall 2012) Syllabus Scott Rettberg, Jill Walker Rettberg, Leonardo L. Flores, Patricia Tomaszek 2012
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