Ernest Edmonds

Ernest Edmonds (artist/researcher), Institute of Creative Technologies, Leicester Media School, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK and Creativity and Cognition Studios School of Software FEIT University of Technology Sydney, Australia. Email: Website:

Ernest Edmonds is a pioneering digital artist researcher who first used a computer in his art in 1968. Recent exhibitions include the one-person shows Light Logic (Site Gallery, Sheffield and Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney), a Retrospective in Beijing and Systems and Software in Shanghai. Recent group exhibitions were in Riga, Latvia; Olomouc, Czech Republic; London’s GV Art gallery; Primary Codes in Rio de Janeiro and Algorithmic Signs in Venice. Edmonds is Professor of Computational Art at De Montfort University, Leicester, U.K. He is Editor-in-Chief of Leonardo’s Transactions and of Springer’s Cultural Computing book series. He Chairs the Board of ISEA International.


From Fingers to Digits
An Artificial Aesthetic

Journal Articles

Structure in Art Practice: Technology as an Agent for Concept Development

February 2002

Research on and from within Creative Practice

August 2007

We Don't Do Google, We Do Massive Attacks: Notes on Creative R Collaborations

February 2010

How Artists Fit into Research Processes

April 2010
Theoretical Perspective

Relating Theory, Practice and Evaluation in Practitioner Research

October 2010

Transactions Intro

October 2015
Leonardo Reviews

The New ABCs of Research: Achieving Breakthrough Collaborations

June 2017
Special Section: PhD in Art and Design

Practice-Based Research in the Creative Arts: Foundations and Futures from the Front Line

February 2018
Art Gallery

Original Narratives Art Gallery

August 2018
Leonardo Reviews

Erwin Schrödinger’s Color Theory: Translated with Modern Commentary


Online Reviews