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Print - Walk-Through-Raster


  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Vancouver (made)
    Montreal (published)

  • Date:

    1972 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nake, Frieder, born 1938 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Screenprint after a plotter drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Computer Arts Society, supported by System Simulation Ltd, London

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case COS, shelf PRI

Physical description

Screenprint in white, blue, red, yellow and orange, after a plotter drawing. Mounted on board.

Place of Origin

Vancouver (made)
Montreal (published)


1972 (made)


Nake, Frieder, born 1938 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Screenprint after a plotter drawing

Marks and inscriptions

Edition number in pencil in lower left side.

Artist's signature in pencil in lower right side.


Length: 28 cm, Width: 21.5 cm

Descriptive line

Screenprint after a plotter drawing, 'Walk-Through-Raster', by Frieder Nake, 1972, from the portfolio 'Art Ex Machina', six computer-generated screenprints by Barbadillo, Kawano, Knowlton, Mohr, Nake, Nees, with a statement by each artist and a text by Abraham A. Moles, edition 193/200, published by Gilles Gheerbrant, Montréal, 1972.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Herzogenrath, Wulf and Barbara Nierhoff-Wielk, eds. Ex-Machina - Frühe Computergrafik bis 1979. Germany: Deutscher Kunstverlag, 2007. p. 467, ill. ISBN 978-3-422-06689-2.

Production Note

Attribution note: Software: Walk-through-Raster in Fortrain IV; Hardware: IBM 360/65.


Printing ink; Mounting board


Screenprinting; Computer-generated


Prints; Computer Art


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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