The Digital Atelier: For 50 years artists have been utilising the convergence and combination of different technologies to produce visually and intellectually challenging artworks. These artists create compelling artefacts that engage the pragmatics of technology and the free invention of art and bring them to a successful synthesis. A close examination of work from the past and present reveals how advanced digital design methods and subtractive fabrication processes have been used to make physical things from virtual data.
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Professor Jeremy Gardiner
Senior Research Fellow,
Department of History of Art and Screen Media,
Birkbeck, University of London, 43, Gordon Square,
Bloomsbury, London WC1H OPD UK