The author addresses a number of issues related to the potential of computer graphics and animation systems to enhance or reenforce the process of artistic creativity and evolution. Various constraints imposed by computer graphics systems are explored and the major psychological characteristics of creative thinking are described. Issues are raised regarding the impact on these characteristics by the properties and process inherent in computer graphics and animation systems and their potential as agents for personal evolution in the arts.
- Seth Shostak is an american astronomer, who currently works for the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen. He initiated and directs the Groningen computer animation company Digima, and co-founded SCAN, the National Institute for Computer Animation, Groningen. Shostak is also a low budget SFX filmmaker. See for example The Turkey that Ate St. Louis (1969): youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=PyV5d-aZMbM en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seth_Shostak nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digima
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