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The compositions of F. Richard Moore and the films of Lillian F. Schwartz

CHM is delighted to publicly present five rare editions of Lillian Schwartz’s experimental films from the early 1970s, all with scores composed and created by F. Richard Moore. This collection of films documents an extraordinary moment in both the history of computing and art history, in which breakthrough systems for both computer music and computer animation at Bell Labs were used for an artistic collaboration that demonstrated the great range of new aesthetic possibilities.

The films will be shown from September 2 through December 31, 2022.

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The Films and the Technology

Main image: A frame from Enigma from F. Richard Moore’s reel. Collection of the Computer History Museum. 102792684. 


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