Information Arts: Intersections of Art, Science, and Technology (Leonardo Book Series)

Information Arts: Intersections of Art, Science, and Technology (Leonardo Book Series)

Stephen Wilson


A new breed of up to date artist engages technology and expertise -- not only to undertake the vocabulary and gizmos, yet to discover and touch upon the content material, agendas, and percentages. certainly, proposes Stephen Wilson, the function of the artist is not just to interpret and to unfold medical wisdom, yet to be an lively companion in selecting the path of analysis. Years in the past, C. P. Snow wrote concerning the "two cultures" of technology and the arts; those advancements may well eventually aid to alter the outlook of these who view technological know-how and expertise as cut loose the overall culture.

In this wealthy compendium, Wilson deals the 1st accomplished survey of foreign artists who comprise ideas and learn from arithmetic, the actual sciences, biology, kinetics, telecommunications, and experimental electronic platforms equivalent to man made intelligence and ubiquitous computing. as well as visible documentation and statements by way of the artists, Wilson examines correct art-theoretical writings and explores rising medical and technological study more likely to be culturally major sooner or later. He additionally offers lists of assets together with agencies, guides, meetings, museums, study facilities, and net sites.

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