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John Lansdown

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  • John Lansdown was Emeritus Professor of Computer Aided Art and Design and formerly Head of the Centre for Electronic Arts (formerly called the Centre for Advanced Studies in Computer Aided Art and Design) from September 1988 until July 1995 when he retired from full-time employment. In 1968, he was one of the founders of the Computer Arts Society and was its honorary secretary for more than 25 years. He was engaged in using computers for creative activities (such as architecture, art, and choreography) since 1960 and wrote over 300 publications on computer uses in art and design." —excerpt by permission of Huw Jones A true pioneer of computer graphics in the UK, John Lansdown died of leukemia on February 17, ...

  • "John Lansdown was Emeritus Professor of Computer Aided Art and Design and formerly Head of the Centre for Electronic Arts (formerly called the Centre for Advanced Studies in Computer Aided Art and Design) from September 1988 until July 1995 when he retired from full-time employment. In 1968, he was one of the founders of the Computer Arts Society and was its honorary secretary for more than 25 years. He was engaged in using computers for creative activities (such as architecture, ...

  • Obituary by Huw Jones

    "John Lansdown was Emeritus Professor of Computer Aided Art and Design and formerly Head of the Centre for Electronic Arts (formerly called the Centre for Advanced Studies in Computer Aided Art and Design) from September 1988 until July 1995 when he retired from full-time employment. In 1968, he was one of the founders of the Computer Arts Society and was its honorary secretary for more than 25 years. He was engaged in using computers for creative activities (such as architecture, art, and choreography) since 1960 and wrote over 300 publications on computer uses in art and design."