My painting Orgiastic abattOir : flawless ignudiO has appeared in a the book "100 Ideas that Changed Art" by Michael Bird.
Orgiastic abattOir : flawless ignudiO (2003)
Image text on page 199
Joseph Nechvatal created his diptych Orgiastic abattOir : flawless ignudiO (2003) through a process he termed viractual. In this practice, he explained, “we find the emerging of the computed (the virtual) with the uncomputed corporeal (the actual).
Text by Michael Bird on page 198
“Working with computer programmers, Joseph Nechvatal developed what he termed viractual art – a conflation of physical processes with the virtual world constructed from digitized information – in such works as computer-assisted paintings on canvas.”
100 Ideas that Changed Art
From the earliest cave paintings through to the internet and street art, this inspiring book chronicles the 100 most influential ideas that have shaped the world of art. Arranged in broadly chronological order, it provides a source of inspiration and a fascinating resource for the general reader to dip into. Lavishly illustrated with historical masterpieces and packed with fascinating contemporary examples, this is an inspirational and wholly original guide to understanding the forces that have shaped world art.