Ronald Carraher




Role(s):


  • Speaker/Presenter and Author

Writings and Presentations:


  • Title: Computer Graphics as Stainless Steel Output
    Writing Type: Essay
    Author(s):
    Exhibition: SIGGRAPH 1997: Ongoings
    Abstract Summary:

    A history of hand-held graphics might include Tarot cards, playing cards, the carte de visite, business cards, credit cards, and more recently telephone cards. While each of these subsets has a differing history and function, they also have shared attributes that continue to attract our interest.
    Proportions, scale, content, cast, and techniques of production all merge with more recent communication functions. Borrowing from these physical and conceptual traditions suggests possibilities for an artist using digital typography to create a kind of permanent ephemera. Incorporating stainless steel output offers an option for the designer to employ a technology similar to computer chip technology and to investigate the conversion of
    digitized art to artifact.

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