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Teorijske osnove i uloga kompjutora u umjetnosti na primjeru časopisa Bit International


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Cecelja, David. (2013). Teorijske osnove i uloga kompjutora u umjetnosti na primjeru časopisa Bit International. Diploma Thesis. Filozofski fakultet u Zagrebu, Department of Art History. [mentor Galjer, Jasna and Munk, Ana].

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55 The theme of this Undergraduate thesis is impact that magazine Bit International had on theory of computer art and computer art development. This thesis deals with texts that have been published in the magazine Bit International and are presented in the each chapter depending on the subject matter of the text. Importance of the magazine Bit International is evident in the influence that one local magazine has exercised in the international framework at the beginning of the computer art era. It is also claimed that Bit International had an important role in development of computer art theory, both in our country and around the world. Magazine Bit International deals with a multitude of artistic directions presented through exhibitions, symposia and publications within New Tendencies movement in Zagreb and other places from 1961 to 1973. New Tendencies are here presented as a dynamic international network of different but advanced art theories and practices in the 1960s. Magazine deals with topics related to computer art, such as the relationship of computers and society, the relationship of computers and the arts, and the development of the computer as a creator of art. Furthermore, subjects such as psychology of computer art, computer aesthetics, information theory, cybernetics, and principles of computer art are explored. A great deal of attention in this thesis is given to the influence the magazine Bit International had on various artistic groups at that time. Significance of the magazine is that as an international journal it served as a platform for gathering artists from all over the world. It also served as a medium for the exchange of ideas and a means of setting directions that could lead to computer future. Lastly, this thesis emphasizes the role of the magazine Bit International in the development of computer art in Croatian as well as global framework.

Item Type: Diploma Thesis
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bit International, cybernetics, computer art, New Tendencies
Subjects: History of art
Departments: Department of Art History
Supervisor: Galjer, Jasna and Munk, Ana
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2013 13:57
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2014 23:23

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