**ROBERT DICK**

*CONVEX AND CONCAVE TILES*, 1960s

BETONBABE

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**BERNHARD LIMBECK**

*SPACE GENERATING FORMULA / 3D-DRAWING OF THE FORMULA (sin√(I x² - y² I + K))/(√(I x² - y²** I + K))*, 1960s

**SKIDMORE & OWINGS WITH JOHN MOSS ***VENEZUELA BUILDING AT NEW YORK WORLD’S FAIR WITH A CEILING FRESCO BY LUIS LOPEZ MENDE*Z, 1939-40

**FRIEDER NAKE ***MATRIZENMULTIPLIKATION / MATRIX MULTIPLICATION*, 1967

A visualization of digital processes produced with the drawing machine ‘Graphomat’. Each color stands for a number in the matrix calculation.

**MANFRED MOHR**

*DIGITAL GRAPHIC PRODUCED WITH A RANDOM NUMBER GENERATOR THAT DETERMINES LENGTH, DIRECTION (0°, 45°, 90°), LINE THICKNESS, ETC.,* ca. 1970

**GEORG NEES**

*COMPUTER-GENERATED SCULPTURE; SIZE AND POSITIONS OF THE MILLED RECTANGLES WERE DETERMINED BY A STOCHASTIC SCRIPT*, 1960s

**D. P. HENRY**

*DRAWING PRODUCED BY THE HENRY DRAWING MACHINE*, 1960s

"Basically, the apparatus is a modified mechanical analogue computer, originally operated by two electric servo-motors and air-pressure. Drawings are produced by combinations of pen-movement and table-movement. The pen is moved in elliptical paths of various dimensions, and the harmonic table-movements distort the ellipses at selected points, at the same time shifting the paper in a curved path.

The method of paper-shifting and ellipse distortion is such as to introduce varied degrees of randomness into the designs, thereby ensuring that no two are exactly alike.”

**GER DEKKERS**

*ASPARAGUS FIELDS NEAR AFFERDEN*, 1973 *WOODS NEAR BIDDINGHUIZEN*, 1973 *GOALS NEAR DRONTEN*, 1974