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John Whitney Collection, The

Synopsis
From his earliest experiments with the medium of computer graphic systems, John Whitney Sr. balanced a cutting edge use of technology with integrity and a strong sense of artistic control. Considered by many to be the ‘father of computer graphics’, Whitney successfully linked musical composition with experimental film and computer imaging and remained a pioneer in the field until his death in 1996. THE COLLECTION includes:
EXPERIMENTS IN MOTION GRAPHICS (1968); PERMUTATIONS (1968) MATRIX (1971); ARABESQUE (1975); A PERSONAL SEARCH FOR THE COMPLEMENTARITY OF MUSIC AND VISUAL ART (1992).
Language
English
Country
United States
Year of release
2009
Subjects
Art; Information technology
Keywords
computer animation; computer graphics; experimental film & video; electronic music

Credits

Contributor
John Whitney

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 NTSC
Price
$39.95 ($89.00 Institutional use)
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
57 minutes
Year
2014

Distributor

Name

Pyramid Media

Email
info@pyramidmedia.com
Web
http://www.pyramidmedia.com External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 310 398 6149
Fax
+1 310 398 7869
Address
PO Box 1048
Santa Monica
California
90406-1048
USA
Notes
USA-produced educational videos and DVDs on a wide range of topics in the arts, humanities, social and physical sciences. The catalogue is searchable by title, category, series or producer and there is a separate section for higher education. Sale.

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