In the Realm of the Circuit : Computers, Art, and Culture
For undergraduate/graduate courses in Computer Art, History of Graphic Design and any new media course that deals with creativity and technology.Richly illustrated and focusing broadly on the history and development of creative applications of technology, In the Realm of the Circuit is a primer for designers, artists, and humanists. The book draws on diverse and multi-cultural examples from ancient civilizations to the present to illustrate the roots of all forms of creative expression, and their evolution through digital technology. It demonstrates the connection between the arts, humanities and technology that continue to influence today's digital society.
- Hardback | 512 pages
- 206.8 x 264.2 x 24.1mm | 1,025.13g
- 12 Mar 2003
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
Table of contents
Read Me (aka Introduction). 1. Foundation. Circuit. Dataset. Multimedia. World Brain.2. Metafora. Gesture. Sound. Object. Image. Word. Electric Metafora.3. Dialog. Identity. Survival. Learning. Advertising. Love. Amusement. Endpoint-interactivity.4. Elements of Structure. (Narrative). SpaceTime. Form. Color. Rhythm. Perspective. Style. Endpoint.5. Past, Present, Future. Creative Interlocutor.Footnotes. Credits. Recommended Reading. Glossary. Biographies. World Events Chronology. Bibliography. Index. Credits: image/text.
About Charles H. Traub
Mr. Traub is Chair of the Graduate MFA Program in Photography and Related Media, School of Visual Arts in New York City, the largest independent college of art in the United States. He received his masters of Science from the institute of Design at the Illinois Institute of Technology and A Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Illinois. He is also principal of Charles H. Traub Photography, a consulting photographic firm, and was formerly the director of The Light Gallery. He is President of Tecota (Technology Conservatory of America), a non-profit organization for support of humanities and technology and President of the Aaron Siskind Foundation for support of creative photography. He is one of the co founders of the organization and exhibition Here Is New York . He has had numerous one-person exhibitions including Marcus Pfeifer Gallery, Van Straaten Gallery, Art Directors Guild of New York, Chicago Center for Contemporary Photography, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Hudson River Museum. Mr. Traub has authored and edited many books including Beach, Italy Observed, and Anglers Album, and has had his work published in Connoisseur, Fortune, Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report, American Photographer, Popular Photography, Aperture, and Afterimage. He has received awards from the New York State Council on the Arts, Hendrecks Foundation, Illinois Art Council, Manda Foundation, and Olympics Arts Organization Committee. His new book In the Realm of Circuit is due from Prentice Hall in the fall of 2002Jonathan Lipkin is associate professor of digital media at Ramapo College of New Jersey, consistently ranked one of the Northeast's best public liberal arts colleges, and on the graduate faculty of the School of Visual Arts' Computer Art and Photography and Related Media programs. He received his master of fine arts from the School of Visual Arts and his bachelor of arts from Wesleyan University. As a photographer his work has appeared in many newspapers and magazines from the New York Times to Hip Hop Connection, and been exhibited across the country in public spaces like the Port Authority of New York and in exhibitions such as Imaging/Aging. His writing has appeared in many academic journals, and he has been a columnist for electronic publications such as the ASCI newsletter. His book In the Realm of the Circuit is due from Prentice-Hall in the Fall of 2002, and his book Digital Art and Design: Photography is due from Harry N. Abrams in Spring 2003. As a designer, he created the first web art exhibited by New York's prestigious PS1 museum. He has lectured across the country and internationally on issues of digital media.