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CAS50 Collection

Posted: Tue, 15 May 2018 13:13

CAS50 Collection

Next week will see the opening of the CAS50 exhibition in Leicester and mark the official launch of the CAS50 Collection. This is the start of a one-year programme that will see us create a unique collection of digital artworks that will help us celebrate 50 years of the computer arts society. We will be showing the collection at various locations over the coming year. Galleries and venues interested in taking part should get in touch with cas50@computer-arts-society.com.

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PAGE Archive Completed

Posted: Sat, 17 Mar 2018 20:08

PAGE Archive Completed

We are very pleased to announce that we have completed our online archive of the Computer Arts Society's PAGE bulletin. First published in 1969, PAGE provides a unique insight into the development of computer arts in the UK and beyond. The processes of digitising PAGE began during the CACHe project but this is the first time that a complete collection of all known issues of PAGE has been published online in PDF format.

We are working to ensure that all of the PAGE PDFs are fully index by Google. Well over half of them have been so far and you can keyword search them using our new CAS website search. We hope that the remainder of the issues will be indexed soon.

This is the first outcome of the CAS50 programme. This will see a series of celebratory events, archiving activities and a limited edition paper re-publication of the early issues of PAGE. CAS50 will run from summer 2018 until summer 2019.

http://computer-arts-society.com/cas50

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Website Update

Posted: Thu, 01 Mar 2018 16:01

Website Update

As you will no doubt have noticed, the Computer Arts Society website is undergoing some major changes. The motivation for this is the forthcoming CAS50 year of activities that we will be announcing shortly.

The plan is to undergo a complete content review starting in March 2018, with the aim of creating a comprehensive searchable archive of all on-line CAS resources. We will then introduce a new events guide that will feature digital and computer arts events from CAS partners, as well as our own activities. Next will be a fresh look and feel for the website (what you see now is temporary while we reorganise the content), search engine reindexing, some training for a new team of website editors, the start of a new CAS Blog and finally the launch of the new website in May 2018 to coincide with the start of CAS50.

The searchable archive will become a central part of the new website and we are looking for people to contribute any CAS related archival materials they may have. We are particularly interested in video materials. Get in touch at cas50@computer-arts-society.com if you have anything that you think may be of interest.

Tags: CAS, CAS50