New Media Precursor: Yoichiro Kawaguchi

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Digital Art Weekly

November 9, 2018

Yoichiro Kawaguchi interviewed by Thomas Martin, founder of CGM, during his 2018 exhibition “L’univers des formes” at the Centre des Arts d’Enghien-les-Bains
Yoichiro Kawaguchi interviewed by Thomas Martin, founder of CGM, during his 2018 exhibition “L’univers des formes” at the Centre des Arts d’Enghien-les-Bains. © Gorkab (Source)

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Think Disney or Pixar led to the rise of 3D animated images? Well, you might need to reconsider the influence of Japanese animes. In the early 1980s, a time when animation was mostly drawn and then digitized, computer graphics artist Yoichiro Kawaguchi (born 1952) was the first to build three-dimensional computer-generated images solely based on algorithms and mathematics. With techniques still up-to-date, he changed the course of image making, introducing notions of volume, movements, and high-definition textures, let’s dig into the work of this remarkable precursor of digital art.

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Chatel, Marie. “New Media Precursor: Yoichiro Kawaguchi.” Digital Art Weekly, 9 Nov. 2018, https://medium.com/digital-art-weekly/new-media-precursor-yoichiro-kawaguchi-351e57dbacc2.
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Chatel, Marie. “New Media Precursor: Yoichiro Kawaguchi.” Digital Art Weekly (blog), November 9, 2018. https://medium.com/digital-art-weekly/new-media-precursor-yoichiro-kawaguchi-351e57dbacc2.
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Chatel, M. (2018, November 9). New Media Precursor: Yoichiro Kawaguchi. Digital Art Weekly. https://medium.com/digital-art-weekly/new-media-precursor-yoichiro-kawaguchi-351e57dbacc2
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@misc{Chatel2018New, author = {Chatel, Marie}, year = {2018}, month = {nov 9}, title = {New {Media} {Precursor}: Yoichiro {Kawaguchi}}, howpublished = {https://medium.com/digital-art-weekly/new-media-precursor-yoichiro-kawaguchi-351e57dbacc2}, }