Catherine Richards

« Previous:

Most Recent Affiliation:

  • University of Ottawa


  • Ontario, CA

Writings and Presentations:

  • Title: Mapping A Sensibility: Computer lmaging
    Writing Type: Essay
    Exhibition: SIGGRAPH 1983: Art Show
    Abstract Summary:

    “The work of art,” as the surrealist André Breton said, “is valuable only so far as it is vibrated by the reflexes of the future.” These “reflexes of the future” have introduced, since the early 1900s, increasingly powerful visual technologies. To rephrase André Breton — in certain critical epochs, art anticipates effects that are only fully realized by newly emerging technology and new art forms.

    [Download PDF]