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Not-Art Digital Images: An Artist's Perspective

Peter Voci
Leonardo. Supplemental Issue
Vol. 3, Digital Image, Digital Cinema: SIGGRAPH '90 Art Show Catalog (1990), pp. 39-42
Published by: The MIT Press
DOI: 10.2307/1557893
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1557893
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Abstract

Working with the New York State Police and the Nassau County Medical Examiners Office, a forensic anthropologist, a forensic medical photographer and an imaging systems artist attempted to reconstruct a face from the skull of a young woman. Facial feature components selected from police identification kits were digitized and manipulated to match control points and overlaid onto a digitized version of the skull. In this way a series of images was created that were called 'not-art' even though an artistic aspect was present.

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