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Ernest Edmonds

Ernest Edmonds
Four Notes (2000)
4 x 66cm x 44cm Digital Prints

Ernest Edmonds
Shaped Forms, Venice-CAS (2018)
100cm x 100cm Digital Print on Aluminium

Ernest Edmonds was born in London in 1942. He now lives in the Peak District and in Sydney Australia. He has pioneered the field of computational art and contributed to the broader field of contemporary art from the late 1960s to the present. In 2017 he was awarded the ACM SIGGRAPH Distinguished Artist Award for Lifetime Achievement in Digital Art as well as the ACM SIGCHI 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award for the Practice of Computer Human Interaction. He has been a University Head of Department and a Dean and is currently Professor of Computational Art at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. He is Chair of the Board of ISEA International. Ernest Edmonds has exhibited and published widely. Recent solo exhibitions have included a retrospective, "Constructs Colour Code" at The Gallery, De Montfort University, "Open Systems, Open Space" at Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing and "Systems and Software" in Shanghai University. Recent group shows include "Algorithmic Signs" at Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, San Marco Venice and "Códigos Primordials" (Primary Codes) at Oi Futuro Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro. Routledge have just published the book by Francesca Franco: "Generative Systems Art: the work of Ernest Edmonds". Edmonds' own latest book is "The Art of Interaction: What HCI Can Learn from Interactive Art", published by Morgan&Claypool.

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