Digital Art Source invited a group of international artists, curators and theorists of new media art to recommend a text (or group of texts) for students. The responses we received are below. Our thanks to the participants.
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Alan Sondheim
"Email lists can be extremely useful resources, since they represent a continuous dialog..."
Andreas Broekmann
"i want to suggest one resource and one text..".
Joseph Nechvatal
...has worked with ubiquitous electronic visual information and computer-robotics since 1986
Darko Fritz
...offers links and connections to a number of resources
Netochka Nezvanova
"allo apropos: "The following group of individuals have been invited.."
Brad Brace
"The 12-hour ISBN JPEG Project began December 30, 1994 Pointless Hypermodern Imagery..."
MEZ (Mary-Anne Breeze)
"mo[]tion is a site devoted to the push and pull of new media..."
Vander McClain
"Tibor Kalman, Perverse Optimist, James Wines, De-Architecture..."
Logan Hill
"One of my favorite resources online is Randall Packer and's..."
Mark von Schlegell
"The idea of 'digital art' is a dubious one."
essentials books
New Selections:
The Conscious Mind: In Search of a Fundamental Theory (Philosophy of Mind Series)
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
Envisioning Information
Visual Explanations : Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative
Previously recommended:
The Digital Dialectic : New Essays on New Media
Technoromanticism : Digital Narrative, Holism, and the Romance of the Real
The Robot in the Garden: Telerobotics and Telepistemology in the Age ofthe Internet
Robo sapiens Evolution of a New Species
Minds, Machines and the Multiverse : The Quest for the Quantum Computer
The Bit and the Pendulum: How the New Physics of Information isRevolutionizing Science
Godel Meets Einstein : Time Travel in the Godel Universe
Paradigms Regained : A Further Exploration of the Mysteries of ModernScience
Virtual Futures : Cyberotics, Technology and Post-Human Pragmatism
Times of the Technoculture: From the Information Society to the VirtualLife (Comedia)
Electronic Culture : Technology & Visual Representation
Digital Filmmaking, The Changing Art and Craft of Making Motion Pictures
The Art of Digital Audio
Cyberpalette: A Digital Step-By-Step Guide
Pause :59 Minutes of Motion Graphics : Broadcast Design, Music Video, Animation, and Experimental Graphics from Around the World
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Digital Photography
Algorithms for Image Processing and Computer Vision
The Avid Digital Editing Room Handbook
Basic Digital Electronics
Becoming Virtual : Reality in the Digital Age
Being Digital
Design Rules: The Power of Modularity