Monday, October 31, 2016

Lara, Agustin/Manfred mohr from Art 346 Digital Media UNR

Manfred Mohr is a digital art pioneer who was born on June 8, 1938. Mohr started his career as a jazz muscian and action painter, who began using a computer in 1969 due to an interest in algorithmic art.He has lived and worked in New York since 1981.He began programming his own algorithms in the FORTRAN programming language as soon as 1969. when he first started creating algorithmic art he would base the digital versions off of drawing he had already done in the past.  For his early animations he had to hand draw every frame, every cube, over and over in order to create a work.

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