Ernest Edmonds was born in London and studied
Mathematics and Philosophy at Leicester University. He has a PhD in
logic from Nottingham University, is a Fellow of the British Comuter
Society and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology. He is a practicing artist.
art is in the constructivist tradition and he first used computers in
his art practice in 1968. He first showed an interactive work with Stroud
Cornock in 1970. He first showed a generative time-based computer work
in London in 1985. He has exhibited throughout the world, from Moscow
to LA. The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, holds some of his artwork and is collecting his archives
within the National Archive of Computer Based Art and Design.
He has nearly 300 refereed publications in the fields of human-computer
interaction, creativity and art. Ernest Edmonds
is Professor of Computation and Creative Media at the University of
Technology, Sydney and Professor of Computational Art at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.
Ernest Edmonds has held the position of University Dean, has sat on
many funding and conference committees and was a pioneer in the development
of practice-based PhD programmes. He founded the ACM Creativity and
Cognition Conference series and was part of the founding team for the
ACM Intelligent User Interface conference series. He has been an invited
speaker in, for example, the UK, France, the USA, Australia, Japan and
ACM SIGCHI Award 2015: CHI Academy
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