Grant D. Taylor

Associate Professor of Art History
B.F.A., Honors, University of Western Australia, 2000; Ph.D., 2005



When the Machine Made Art: The Troubled History of Computer Art. New York: Bloomsbury Press. 2014.


“Linearity and the Algorithmic Search.” In The American Algorists: Linear Sublime. Exhibition catalog. Annville, PA: Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery, Lebanon Valley College, 2013.

"Up for Grabs: Agency, Praxis, and the Politics of Early Digital Art." In Lateral (The Journal for the Cultural Studies Association) Edited by Katherine Behar and Silvia Ruzanka (May 2013).

 "Routing Mondrian: The A. Michael Noll Experiment." In Media-N (The Journal of the New Media Caucus) Edited by Joshua Rosenstock (Fall 2012).


“The Soulless Usurper: Reception and Criticism of Early Computer Art.” In Mainframe Experimentalism: Early Digital Computing in the Experimental Arts. Edited byHannah Higgins and Douglas Kahn. Berkeley:The University of California Press, 2012.

“Humanizing the Machine: Women Artists and the Shifting Praxis and Criticism in Computer Art.” In The Journal of the International Digital Media and Arts Association, vol. 4, no. 2, (2007).  

“The Obscured Ideologies of Artificial Life.” In The Aesthetics of Care? Edited by Oron Catts, Perth: SymbioticA, 2004. 

 “Phantoms in the Corridor: Portal Systems in the Digital Mind.” (Co-authored with Nick Lowe) in Consciousness, Literature and the Arts, vol. 3, no. 3, (2002).