Cybernetics and Art: Cultural Convergence in the 1960s

online excerpt of paper. Revised and excerpted from "From Cybernetics to Telematics: The Art, Pedagogy, And Theory Of Roy Ascott," in Edward A. Shanken, ed., Telematic Embrace: Visionary Theories of Art, Technology, and Consciousness by Roy Ascott, University of California Press, 2001. This version is forthcoming Linda Dalrymple Henderson and Bruce Clarke, Eds. From Energy to Information. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2000.