Malcolm Le Grice

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After studying painting at the Slade in the mid 1960's, Malcolm Le Grice experimented with a wide range of media. His main reputation as an artist was initially gained as an Experimental Film-maker, however he also exhibited video and performance work as well as pioneering computer art which was exhibited through the Computer Arts Society in 1970. His work developed during the 70s and 80s to include performance, multi-projections, works for TV and more recently exploration of video, digital and interactive computer systems. His work is in national archives and private collections in Australia, the USA and throughout Europe and has been shown at the Louvre, the Centre Georges Pompidou, the New York Museum of Modern Art, and the Tate and Hayward Galleries, London. In addition Le Grice has published widely on the history and theory of Experimental Film including books, critical essays and recently theoretical articles on the implication of digital technology on cinema which have been collected and published as 'Experimental Cinema in the Digital Age' by the British Film Institute. He has served as Professor of Media Arts and Head of Design and Media at the University of Westminster and as the Head of Research at the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design of the London Institute.