A Brief History of Computer Art

The stunning imagery and beautiful code aimes to inspire the audience to discover the rich world of computer art.


11. June.

Time: 16:00 - 17:00


This talk is about on how people use programming as a means of expression and application of creative skill and imagination producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power.

We follow programming as an art form from its inception in the 1960s, artists from an arts backgrounds discovering computers in the 1970s, the rise of the amateur programmers' demoscene in the 1980s, the web being as a digital art gallery in the 1990s and the future where AI empowers artists and makes way for augmented creativity.

The talk has stunning imagery and beautiful code and it aims to inspire the audience to discover the rich world of computer art. This talk will be given in english.  

Anders Norås is Chief Technology Officer at Itera. Originally educated in arts and design, the Internet boom of the late nineties made a programmer out of him and he has spent the last twenty years writing code for a living. He has presented at conferences worldwide on various topics throughout the years. Anders has given more than 100 talks at conferences, meetups around the world.

This event is a part of the Media City Bergen Future Week on June 11-14.
50+ events will be taking place inside the Media City Bergen building and all focused on topics that challenge our common future as it is driven an shaped by technology.

Read more about it here: https://www.mediacitybergen.no/future-week/

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Lars Hilles gate 30
5008 Bergen


Anders Norås, Itera