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Northern sparks : innovation, technology policy, and the arts in Canada from Expo '67 to the Internet age / Michael Century.

By: Century, Michael [author.]Series: LeonardoPublisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2022]Description: xiv, 262 pages : illustrations ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780262045001Subject(s): Technological innovations -- Canada -- History -- 20th century | Digital media -- Canada -- History -- 20th century | Technology -- Government policy -- Canada -- History -- 20th century | Technology and the arts -- History -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 302.23/10971 LOC classification: T173.5. C2 | C46 2022
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

"Northern Sparks explores modern Canadian innovation in media arts and technology since 1967, focusing on the intersection of art, science, technology, and policy"--

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