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Author Century, Michael, author.

Title Northern sparks : innovation, technology policy, and the arts in Canada from Expo '67 to the Internet age / Michael Century
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2022]


Description 1 online resource
Series Leonardo
Contents An episode of light : Canada from 1967-92 -- Norman McLaren and proto-computationality -- Hunger/la faim : when the Canadian computer had a hand and the American, an eye -- Calculated motions : gesture and expression at the interface -- Tuning, tundra, and treasure : Canada's expanded musicality -- Two faces of cultural networking -- Contesting a "new medium" : virtual reality as cultural probe -- Après le déluge : periodizing Canada's episode of light
Summary "Northern Sparks explores modern Canadian innovation in media arts and technology since 1967, focusing on the intersection of art, science, technology, and policy"-- Provided by publisher
ART / History / Contemporary (1945- )
HISTORY / Canada / Pre-Confederation (to 1867)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Technological innovations -- Canada -- History -- 20th century
Digital media -- Canada -- History -- 20th century
Technology and state -- Canada -- History -- 20th century
Technology and the arts -- History -- 20th century
Digital media.
Technological innovations.
Technology and state.
Technology and the arts.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780262361736