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Turns Out 1960s Yugoslavia Was a Hotbed for Computer Art

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Not usually what I think of when I think of Yugoslavia in the 1960s! Super cool, from The Creators Project:

In May 1969, a motley crew of artists, architects, engineers, scientists and historians converged in Zagreb, Croatia for a conference entitled Computers and Visual Research. An accompanying exhibition was held at the Gallery of Contemporary Art Zagreb (today the Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb), staging computer-generated drawings and paintings alongside an interactive, computer-controlled installation. This was the fourth major meeting of the international art movement New Tendencies (NT), which had been active since 1961, and its participants embraced the new “thinking machines” with open arms. The computer provided them with new methods they’d been seeking in their artistic production. As art critic Radoslav Putar wrote of NT in 1970, “They have all dreamt of the machines—and now the machines have arrived.”

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