P-71, "serielle zeichenreihung", plotter drawing ink on paper, 40cm x 50cm, 1970
P-66, "serielle zeichenreihung", plotter drawing ink on paper, 40cm x 50cm, 1970
© 1970 by Manfred Mohr
About the algorithm:
Random signs (lines, circles) are chosen and repeated to create a visual seriality (repetitive rhythm).
Each column is filled with the signs organized following the structure of a logical
In P-71, the signs are placed along columns with random widths.
In P-66, the signs are place along columns with equal width.
The visuals thus generated create an imaginary sound score.
Catalog Manfred Mohr, "Computer Graphics,
Une esthétique programée", ARC - Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris, 1971
(catalog and show)
About the work:
A small drawing from the program P-71 is in the collection of the Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany