Paul Brown is an artist and writer who has specialised in art, science & technology since the late 1960’s and in computational & generative art since the mid 1970’s. His early work included creating large-scale lighting works for musicians and performance groups like Meredith Monk, Music Electronica Viva, Pink Floyd, etc. and he has an international exhibition record dating to the late 1960’s that includes the creation of both permanent and temporary public artworks. He has participated in shows at major international venues like the TATE, Victoria & Albert and ICA in the UK, the Adelaide Festival, ARCO in Spain, the Substation in Singapore and the Venice Biennale. His work is rep- resented in public, corporate and private collections in Australia, Asia, Europe, Russia and the USA.
From 1992 to 1999 he edited fineArt forum, one of the Internet’s first art ‘zines and is currently editor of PAGE – the bulletin of the Computer Arts Society.
During 2000/2001 he was a New Media Arts Fellow of the Australia Council when he spent 2000 as artist-in-residence at the Centre for Computational Neuroscience and Robotics (CCNR) at the University of Sussex in Brighton, England. From 2002-05 he was a visiting fellow in the School of History of Art, Film and Visual Media at Birkbeck College, University of London, where he worked on the CACHe (Computer Arts, Contexts, Histories, etc.) project and since 2005 he has been a visiting professor and artist-in-residence at the CCNR, Dept. of Informatics at the University of Sussex.