Computerart Running Cola is Africa

Dit werk behoort tot de eerste in 1967 door de computer gegenereerde kunstwerken. Via een IBM 7090 werd deze geplot op een Calcomp 563 plotter.

Running Cola is Africa – Black. Motif Edition No. ME/02/1

Artikelnummer: 19310 Kunstenaar: Kenmerk:

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The Computer Technique Group from Japan contributed 24 computer graphics and also works of computer poetry to the Cybernetic Serendipity exhibition. ‘Running Cola is Africa’ is one of the graphics listed in Jasia Reichardt’s Cybernetic Serendipity catalogue in the category Metamorphoses: “A computer algorithm converts a running man into a bottle of cola, which in turn is converted into the map of Africa.”
This graphic is one of the earliest examples of morphing, image transformation by computer.

The members of the CTG according to the catalogue were: Haruki Tsuchiya (systems engineer), Masao Komura (product designer), Kuni Yamanaka (aeronautic engineer); Junichiro Kazizaki (electronic engineer), Makoto Ohtake (architectural designer), Koji Fujino (systems engineer) and Fujio Niwa (systems engineer).

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Afmetingen 50 × 75 cm
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1967