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William Latham lecture: Mutation art, computer games and the return to mutator

Internationally known for his pioneering ‘mutation art’, computer artist, William Latham, talks about his life in computer games and art.

The Digital Studios at Goldsmiths, University of London, is delighted to welcome renowned computer artist, William Latham, to the College on Monday 15 May to talk about his life in computer games and art.

Latham is internationally known for his pioneering ‘mutation art’ in particular his evolution work produced between 1987 and 1994 at the IBM UK Scientific Centre in Winchester. Between 1994 and 2003 Latham founded and headed up the computer games developer, Computer Artworks; hit titles include the award winning Playstation 2 game, ‘The THING’ and ‘Evolva’.

In 2004 he founded Games Audit, a specialist company working for investors, banks and publishers. Latham is Running Stream Professor of Creative Technology at Leeds Metropolitan University and a Research Fellow of Goldsmiths, University of London. In 2005 he finally returned to work on his mutation art again, which had been frozen for 12 years.


William Latham | talks


Date and Time:

15 May 2006 at 5:30 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



Goldsmiths, University of London
Room 274, 1st floor, Richard Hoggart Building
New Cross
SE14 6NW
020 7919 7970

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