1980s Timeline Credits & References

With thanks to Catherine Mason (link for her site) for knowledgeable interjections and editing.

Much relevant information in her stimulating book:
Catherine Mason
A Computer In The Art Room
(JJG Publishing 2008)

Also Paul Brown‘s diverse book, with chapters by most of the leading artists and curators:
Paul Brown
White Heat Cold Logic
(2008 MIT Press)

Both these books are essential and enjoyable reading for anyone interested in the history of computer art. Please have a look at these on your preferred distributor.

Also thanks to Stephen Bell for some artist links.

Stephen Bell site

Stephen Bell on CAS site

https://computer-arts-society.com/stephen-bell

Sean Clark of Interact and CAS also very helpful and encouraging.

There’s also my own book Micro Arts History – Geoff Davis (Story Software 2019) on the 1980s scene:

Large sample available – choose your ebook format (Kindle, Apple, B&N, Kobo and more:

Micro Arts History Geoff Davis ebook many formats

Sample for Micro Arts ebook

Other references
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Computer Arts Society

Computer Arts Archive

Wikipedia – Computer Art is very useful for most of these topics and artists.


For many references not in the main 1980s Timeline please see The Waiting Room page