ICT in Art in Sweden 1993–2011: Tool, Medium and Theme

  • Anna Orrghen
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 447)


The aim of this paper is to describe and analyze the presence of ICT in art in Sweden between 1993 and 2011. The paper is based on a survey of exhibition catalogues, periodicals, newspapers, and academic writing, supplemented with interviews with the artists. By using the categories tool, medium and theme I investigate in what way ICT is present in the artworks, as well as the subjects treated within the works of art.


Art and technology Art and science Computer art Digital art Internet art ICT Sweden 20th century 21st century 



This article was written as part of the research project “The Art of Co-Production: Collaborations Between Artists, Scientists and Engineers, Sweden 1967–2009”, funded by the Swedish Research Council (Dnr 421-2010-1531).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Art HistoryUppsala UniversityUppsalaSweden

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